PLEASE NOTE: THIS PAGE IS STILL BEING UPDATED AND IS NOT COMPLETE.

The following list will provide contact information for CNA Registries for each state:

 

*HOW TO USE THIS LIST:  The contact information for each state CNA registry is on the left.  Clicking on the state name will take you to the webpage for that state’s CNA registry, which will provide valuable information regarding education requirements, laws and testing procedures.  In the right column, you may click on the link provided to verify a license in that state.  The testing agency for that state is indicated in this box as well and clicking this link will take you to the test registration and information site.  When visiting the testing agency site, look for a link titled “CNA Handbook” or “Clinical Skills Checklist” to access specific information on the testing process.  Click on the FAQ link to visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for the state listed (not available for all states).

 

 

ALABAMA 

AL Certified Nurse Aide Registry
AL Department of Public Health
Division of Health Care Facilities
The RSA Tower, Suite 600
201 Monroe Street Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: 334-206-5169
Fax: 334-206-5219

ALABAMA ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Prometric

Testing agency:  Pearson

*Each facility decides which testing agency it will use.

Alabama CNA FAQ

 

ALASKA 

AK Nurse Aide Registry
AK Department of Commerce, Community & Economic Development
Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
Board of Nursing
550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1500
Anchorage, AK 99501-3567
Phone: 907-269-8169
Fax: 907-269.8196

Online Abuse Registry

AK ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Pearson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARIZONA 

AZ Nurse Aide Registry
AZ State Board of Nursing
Nurse Aide Registration Program
4747 North 7th Street, Suite 200
Phoenix, Arizona 85014-3653
Phone: 602-771-7800
Fax: 602-771-7888
Email: arizona@azbn.gov

ARIZONA ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Hdmaster

 

Arizona FAQs

 

 

 

ARKANSAS 

AR Nurse Aide Registry
AR Department of Human Services
Office of Long-term Care
PO Box 8059, Slot S409
Little Rock, AR 72203-8059
Automated Line: 501-682-8430
Fax: 501-682-1197

Registry Managed by:
Prometric
AR Nurse Aide
7941 Corporate Dr.
Nottingham, MD 21236
Phone: 800.818.8917

AR ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing Agency:  Prometric

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CALIFORNIA 

CA Nurse Aide Registry
CNA/HHA/CHT Certification Unit
Licensing and Certification Division
1615 Capitol Avenue, MS 3301
P.O. Box 997416
Sacramento, CA 95899-7416
Phone: 916-327-2445
Fax: 916-552-8785

CALIFORNIA ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency: Pearson

 

 

 

 

 

 

COLORADO 

CO Nurse Aide Registry
Colorado Board of Nursing
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-894-2430
Fax: 303-894-2821

COLORADO ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Pearson

 

 

 

 

CONNECTICUT

CT Nurse Aide Registry
CT Department of Public Health
Practitioner Licensing and Investigations Section
410 Capitol Avenue
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-8000
Phone: 860-509-7596
Fax: 860-509-8457

CNA Registry Managed by Prometric
CT Nurse Aide
7941 Corporate Dr

Nottingham, MD 21236
Phone: 866-499-7485
Fax: 800-813-6670

CT ONLINE VERIFICATION

Testing Agency:  Prometric

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DELAWARE 

DE CNA Registry
DE Department of Health and Social Services
Division Long Term Care Residents Protection
24 N.W. Front Street
Milford, DE 19963-1463
Phone: 302-577-6666
Fax: 302-424-2939

DE ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing Agency:  Prometric

 

 

 

 

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 

DC Nurse Aide Registry
DC Department of Health
899 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-442-5955

Fax: 202-442-4795

Email: doh@dc.gov

 

Registry Managed by:
Pearson VUE
PO Box 13785
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3785
Phone: 888-274-6060

DC ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Pearson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FLORIDA 

FL Nurse Aide Registry
FL Department of Health
MQA/CNA Program
4052 Bald Cypress Way BIN # C02
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252
Phone: 850-488-0595
Fax: 850-412-2207

FL ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing Agency:  Prometric

Florida FAQ

 

 

 

 

GEORGIA 

GA Nurse Aide Registry
GA Medical Care Foundation
Attn: Georgie Nurse Aide Registry
PO Box 105753
Atlanta, GA 30348
Phone: 770-325-2320 (local)
800-414-4358
Fax: 678-527-3001

GA ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency: Pearson

Georgia FAQ

 

 

 

 

HAWAII 

HI Nurse Aide Registry
HI Department of Commerce & Consumers Affairs
Professional & Vocational Licensing Branch
PO Box 3469 Honolulu, HI 96801
Phone: 808-586-2695
Fax: 808-734-8318

Email: nurse_aide@dcca.hawaii.gov

HI ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Prometric

 

 

 

 

 

IDAHO 

ID Nurse Aide Registry
ID Department of Health & Welfare
Division of Medicaid
Bureau of Facility Standards
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone: 208-334-6620,
800-748-2480
Fax: 208-334-6629

Email: IDNAP@DHW.IDAHO.GOV

ID ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Prometric

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ILLINOIS 

IL Nurse Aide Registry
IL Department of Public Health
Health Care Worker Registry
525 W. Jefferson Street
Fourth Floor
Springfield, IL 62761
Phone: 844-789-3676
Email: DPH.HCWR@Illinois.gov

IL ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  All written tests are administered by Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (www.nurseaidetesting.com) and manual skills evaluations are performed by authorized evaluators.

Illinois FAQ

 

 

INDIANA 

IN Nurse Aide Registry
IN State Department. of Health
Division of Healthcare Education and Quality
2 N Meridian Street, Section 4B
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-233-7442,
317-233-1325
Fax: 317-233-7750
Email: dkjones@isdh.in.gov

IN ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Testing performed by Ivy Tech Community College.

Indiana FAQ

 

 

 

 

IOWA 

IA Direct Care Worker Registry
Division of Health Facilities
Lucas State Office Building – 3rd Floor
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0083
Phone: 515-281-4077, 515-281-0108
Fax: 515-281-6259
Email: Greg.DeMoss@dia.iowa.gov

IA ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Testing performed by local community colleges.

Iowa FAQ

 

 

 

 

KANSAS 

KS Nurse Aide Registry
KS Department of Health & Environment
Health Occupations Credentialing
612 Kansas Ave
Topeka, KS 66603-3404
Phone: 785-296-1240

Fax: 785-296-3075

KS ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency: Testing performed by approved training programs.

Kansas FAQ

 

 

 

 

 

KENTUCKY 

KY Nurse Aide Registry
KY Board of Nursing
312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300-A
Louisville, KY 40222-5172
Phone: 502-429-3347,
502-429-3300, Ext 257
888-530-1919
Fax: 502-429-3336

KY ONLINE VERIFICATION

Testing agency:  Testing will be performed at approved training centers.

Kentucky FAQ

 

 

 

 

LOUISIANA 

LA Nurse Aide Registry
LA State Board of Examiners for Nursing Facility Administrators
5647 Superior Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816-6049
Phone: 225-342-5779
Fax: 225-342-5073

LA ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Pearson

Louisiana FAQ

 

 

 

 

MAINE 

ME Registry of Certified Nursing Assistants
ME Department of Human Services
Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services
State House Station #11
41 Anthony Avenue
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: 800-791-4080,
207-287-9300
Fax: 207-287-9325

ME ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Testing will be performed at approved state education facilities.

Maine FAQ

 

 

 

 

MARYLAND

MD Nurse Aide Registry
MD Board of Nursing
4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-2254
Phone: 410-585-1900,
888-202-9861
Fax: 410-764-8042
Verification Line: 410-585-1994

MD ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Pearson

Maryland CNA Info

 

 

 

 

 

MASSACHUSETTS

MA Nurse Aide Registry
MA Department of Public Health
Division of Health Care Quality
99 Chauncy Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617-753-8143
Verification: 617-753-8192

MA ONLINE VERIFICATION

Testing agency:  American Red Cross

 

 

 

 

MICHIGAN 

MI Nurse Aide Registry
Prometric
7941 Corporate Drive
Nottingham, MD 21236
Phone: 800-752-4724
Phone: 800-748-0252
Fax: 517-241-9416

MI ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Prometric

 

 

 

 

 

MINNESOTA 

MN Nursing Assistant Registry
MN Department of Health
Compliance Monitoring Division
P.O. Box 64501
St. Paul, MN 55164-0501
Phone: 651-215-8705
800-397-6124 (in state only)

MINNESOTA Phone Verification

651-215-8705

Testing agency:  Pearson

 

 

 

MISSISSIPPI 

MS Nurse Aide Registry
MS State Department of Health
Bureau of Health Facilities
Licensure & Certification
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS  39215
570 East Woodrow Wilson Dr
Jackson, MS 39216
Phone: 601-364-1100
Fax: 601-364-5052
Registry Managed by Pearson VUE
PO Box 13785
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3785
Phone: 888-204-6213

MS ONLINE VERIFICATION

Testing agency:  Pearson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MISSOURI 

MO Nurse Aide Registry
MO Department of Health & Senior Service
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Attn: Health Education Unit
Phone: 573-526-5686
Fax: 573-526-7656

Email: info@health.mo.gov

MO ONLINE VERIFICATION 

Testing agency:  Testing is performed by authorized training centers.

Missouri FAQ