How do I become an EMT in Arkansas

EMT - Emergency Medical Technician The EMT-Basic course is designed to train individuals in skills and knowledge necessary to complete the National Registry EMT examination and achieve certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.

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Arkansas EMT Basic Course

  1. 1 Complete all didactic assignments online
  2. 2 Attend and complete the Skills & Clinical Week in Pearland, TX
  3. 3 Obtain your Course Completion Certificate
  4. 4 Pass the NREMT Cognitive Exam back in Arkansas

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On top of obtaining your NREMT certification, you must complete the following forms (found on the site above)


  • Bubble form completed (signed and dated)
  • $20.00 Licensure fee Verification form completed (page 9 in manual)
  • Copy of current CPR card ( signed front and back) Exp:
  • Copy of current National Registry card Exp: NR Number:
  • Copy of current State Licensure card Exp: State Number:
  • Criminal History paperwork and money. State($22.00) FBI ($16.50)
  • Verification of EMSP Status From Transferring State Sent/online:
  • Criminal History Results

You will then have to attend a Reciprocity Field Evaluation through an approved Arkansas Field Evaluation Site. (see P. 11 of the PDF above).