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Although we strive to keep everything updated Please check with your state EMS Representative for the most current re-certification information.

Arkansas Department of Health, Emergency Medical Services Requirements

Arkansas licensees must renew every 2 years. All licenses expire March 31 in the stated year of their expiration. License renewal requirements are in transition and differ from 2017 and 2018. For complete requirements, review the Rules and Regulations for EMS. Arkansas Board of Health, EMS Rules and Regulations, Section IX. C. 2. a-c. (Page 42 – 49).

National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) to maintain NREMT certification and Arkansas state licenses.

Requirements for Paramedics:

60 hours every two years. Enroll in our ALS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for Advanced EMT (AEMT):

50 hours every two years. Enroll in our ALS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for EMT:

40 hours every two years. Enroll in our BLS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


For more information visit: Arkansas Department of Health, Emergency Medical Services

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