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Online certification for EMTs of all levels, renewals, instructor applications and more.

Successful completion of the written examination is not, by itself, evidence of certification. You are not certified until you are issued a valid certificate and wallet card.


For assistance, please contact the EMS Certification Specialist at 465-3029.



An agreement between states to accept the credentials of an Emergency Medical Technician licensed in another state or licensed with the National Registry of EMTs. Online process coming in July 2015




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                  Incident Reporting

Report incidents that could prevent a mistake or injury or even save a life.

Next 2015 ACEMS Meeting


Next ACEMS Teleconference meeting
November 3 and 4 2015 8am-5pm
CAll in Number1-800-944-8766   code: 83001#

Register now for the State Symposium hosted by Southern Region EMS.

Dates are November 4-7 in Anchorage at the Egan Center

Click Here to Register


2015 EMS Guidance

2014 NHTSA Re-Assessment of the Alaska EMS System


First Responder Tip Sheets
These First Responder Tip Sheets will be arriving via mail soon.  Please feel free to download and review.  Many thanks to our partners at Alaska Health and Disability for these tips. 


Contact information for EMS Unit

State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services 
Division of Public Health
Section of Emergency Programs
EMS Unit
PO Box 110616
Juneau, AK 99811-0616
(907) 465-8741 (Office)
(907) 465-4101 (Fax)

State of Alaska's EMS Public Portal

  • Course approval applications: Please submit course approval applications by fax or email to:
  • EMT certification status: For information about EMT certification status, contact EMS Certification by email at:
  • Requests for extension of certification: Fax requests for extension of certification to: (907) 465-4101 


The mission of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program in Alaska is to reduce both the human suffering and economic loss to society resulting from premature death and disability due to injuries and sudden illness.