New Hampshire CNA Facts

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New Hampshire requires 75 hours of CNA training in a state approved program for both theory and clinical experience

Summary: 75 hours training


Approved testing agency and services performs CNA testing in New Hampshire. Qualifications for testing include:

  1.  You must have completed a certified nursing assistant program approved by the Board within a period of 5 years.
  2. You must qualify a criminal background verification process.


Exam Description
Written and Skills Evaluation
Exam and Skills Evaluation
Written Exam Retest

Summary: $105 testing fee; criminal background verification required


CNAs in New Hampshire are required to renew their CNA certification every 2 years.

The cost to renew is $25.

The requirements for renewal are:

  1. You must provide a minimum of 200 hours of nursing related activities under the supervision of a licensed nurse within the 2 years immediately prior to renewing.
  2. You must have completed 24 contact hours of continuing education within 2 years immediately prior to renewing.

To renew online for the first time, you must use the following registration code: 23223496

If you are not renewing online, you can download the renewal form here.

Summary: $25 renewal fee


The employment outlook for CNAs in New Hampshire is good. As of 2018, there are 7,740 people employed as CNAs and it is projected to grow by 7% at 2028 making it to 8,270 employees. It’s projected annual job openings between 2018 – 2028 is 1,020.

Summary: 7% projected growth


The average pay rate for CNAs in New Hampshire is $34,770 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $31,689 and $38,395.

Summary: $34,770 average pay