Facts Arrested and initially charged with DUI in February 2011 (just over 6 yrs ago) Charge was changed to reckless driving and was convicted of non-alcohol related reckless driving Drivers License was not ever suspended or impacted. No alcohol treatment or education was required. A current medical was not in place at that the time, nor since. Since there was no conviction for Alcohol Related event, there were no reporting requirements to the FAA since the incident. I have not had any other incidents in my life (alcohol nor non-alcohol) Now I am considering getting my medical again (1st time in over 10 yrs) so I'll be later eligible for BasicMed I know that I have to report the arrest on the form, but it does not appear that I have to have court records or anything more than description in explanation box and detailed discussion of alcohol use since it was greater than 5 years ago based on this from the FAA site (underlined): Arrest(s), conviction(s) and/or administrative action(s) affecting driving privileges may raise questions about the applicant's fitness for certification and may be cause for disqualification. (See Items 18.n. and 47). A single driving while intoxicated (DWI) arrest, conviction and/or administrative action usually is not cause for denial provided there are no other instances or indications of substance dependence or abuse. The events to be reported are specifically identified in Item 18.v. of FAA Form 8500-8. If yes is checked, the applicant must describe the arrest(s), conviction(s), and/or administrative action(s) in the EXPLANATIONS box. The description must include: The alcohol or drug offense for which the applicant was arrested, convicted, or the type of administrative action involved (e.g., attendance at an educational or rehabilitation program in lieu of conviction; license denial, suspension, cancellation, or revocation for refusal to be tested; educational safe driving program for multiple speeding convictions; etc.); The name of the state or other jurisdiction involved; and The date of the arrest, conviction, and/or administrative action Note: If the applicant documented ALL of the above information on previous exams AND there are no new arrest(s), conviction(s), and/or administrative action(s) since the last application, the applicant may enter PREVIOUSLY REPORTED, NO CHANGE. For all first-time reports of arrest(s), conviction(s), and/or administrative action(s) the Examiner must do the following prior to issuing an airman medical certificate: Obtain a detailed history of the applicant's alcohol use, the circumstances surrounding all alcohol-related incidents (include those reported in 18v and any others that may have occurred) Obtain copies of all court records and arrest reports related to the event(s) if the incident(s) occurred within the 5 years prior to the exam. This includes copies of relevant military records if the incidents occurred while the applicant was a member of the U.S. armed forces (includes military court records, records of non-judicial punishment, and military substance abuse records) Document those findings in Item 60. (See Item 47) Forward the court records, arrest reports, and any military records to AMCD Advise the applicant that the reporting of alcohol or drug offenses (i.e., motor vehicle violation) on the history part of the medical application does not relieve the airman of responsibility to report each motor vehicle action to the FAA within 60 days of the occurrence to the: Am I reading this correctly that court records and arrest report are not required (and therefore would not need to be forwarded to AMCD? I'm trying to get all of my ducks in a row before applying to get a new Class 3 medical.