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Step 1

Visit https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/ to register for or retrieve your FEMA SID number. Once you have your FEMA SID continue on to step 2.

Step 2

If this is your first time attending a CDP training course please log on to the CDP’s Training Administration System (CTAS) using your FEMA SID (above) account login credentials and fill in all required fields.

Note: If you have in the past completed CDP training it is recommended you revisit CTAS and update your information. If you experience any difficulties during this process please contact our help desk at 866-213-9699. Thank you.

Step 3

State, local and tribal students should complete the Training Course Application (PDF) and Medical Screening Form (PDF), filling in the electronic form(s) and printing before submitting. Federal, international and private sector students should read the Private, Federal, & International Sector Training page.

Note: Federal, international and private sector students should read the information on the Private, Federal, & International Sector Training page.

Step 4

Process the application through your chain of command/local approval authority.

Step 5

Submit the completed application to your State Coordinator.

Step 6

The State Coordinator will review the application and forward it to the CDP for scheduling.

Confirmation of Scheduled Training Classes:

  • State-approved applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail with class dates from their CDP Resident Training Coordinator.
  • Approximately two-to-three weeks prior to the approved class dates, the applicant will receive a "Travel Documents" e-mail with instructions to log in to the CDP Training Administration System (CTAS) to retrieve all associated paperwork and travel documents. Note: You will need your FEMA SID number and Password to enter this site.

Registration Forms