Resources

Here is the list of contact information for CNA Registries around the US:

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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

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $138.50

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 14 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $138.50
Notes: Temp lasts 90 days.

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: reciprocity; facility gets you on the registry
Fees: Apply for job

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

RN
Temporary Time to Complete: 10 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-8 weeks
Fees: $325

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 10 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $325
Notes: Temp valid for 6 months.

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: Can Work 4 months not on registry
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Fees: $260

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
Online N/AR

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 30 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 months
Fees: $250

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 48+ hours walk through
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 months
Fees: $50

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 months
Fees: $50

ARKANSAS

AR Nurse Aide Registry
AR Department of Human Services
Office of Long-term Care
PO Box 8059, Slot S405
Little Rock, AR 72203-8059
Automated Line: 501-682-8484
Direct Line: 501-682-1807
Fax: 501-682-8551
Registry Managed by:
Prometric
1260 Energy Lane
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 800-818-8917
Fax: 800-813-6670

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 10-14 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $125
Notes: Temp lasts 6 months.

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 3-4 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 10 weeks
Fees: $125
Notes: Temp last 6 months.

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Fees: No Fee

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

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 10-12 weeks
Fees: $200

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 6-10 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 6 months
Fees: $200

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 4-8 weeks
Fees: No app fee, but will have fingerprinting fee

COLORADO

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

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 10-14 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $43

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks
Fees: $43

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: No Temp
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $10

CONNECTICUT

CT Nurse Aide Registry
CT Department of Public Health
Practitioner Licensing and Investigations Section
410 Capitol Avenue, MS# 12 MQA
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Phone: 860-509-7596
Fax: 860-509-8457
Registry Managed by Prometric
CT CNA Program
1260 Energy Lane
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 866-499-7485
Fax: 800-813-6670

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 2 weeks/can work 120 days

Permanent Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks

Fees: $180

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 5 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 10 weeks
Fees: $150

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Fees: %55

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

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1 week
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $250

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1 week
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Fees: $150

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Fees: $30

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

DC Nurse Aide Registry
DC Department of Health
Health Regulation and Licensing Administration
Health Care Facilities Division
717 14th Street, NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-724-4900
Registry Managed by:
Pearson VUE
PO Box 13785
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3785
Phone: 888-274-6060

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: waiting for info
Permanent Time to Complete: waiting for info
Fees: $230 plus background check fee

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: waiting for info
Permanent Time to Complete: waiting for info
Fees: $230 plus background check fee

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: waiting for info
Permanent Time to Complete: Waiting for info
Fees: $15

FLORIDA

FL Nurse Aide Registry
FL Department of Health
MQA/CNA Program
4052 Bald Cypress Way BIN # C01
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3263
Phone: 850-488-0595
Fax: 850-487-9626

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 30 days
Fees: $110
Notes: Other fees will apply for Livescan and state verification.

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 30 days
Fees: $110

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 3 weeks – work 120 days while processing
Permanent Time to Complete: Up to 30 days
Fees: Fingerprinting fee varies

GEORGIA

GA Nurse Aide Registry
GA Health Partnership – GMCF
1455 Lincoln Parkway East, Suite 750
Atlanta, GA 30346-2200
Phone: 678-527-3010 (local) or
800-414-4358
Fax: 678-527-3001

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 10-15 days
Fees: $75

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 10-15 days
Fees: $75

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Fees: No Fee

HAWAII

HI Nurse Aide Registry
HI Department of Commerce & Consumers Affairs
Professional & Vocational Licensing Branch
PO Box 3469 Honolulu, HI 96801
Phone: 808-739-8122
Fax: 808-734-8318

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 10-15 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-4 weeks
Fees: $146-$202

LPN
Temporary Time to Complete: 10-15 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 10-15 days
Fees: varies per year $146-$202

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Fees: $25

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

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 2 weeks/can work for 90 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 months
Fees: $177

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: walk through
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $177

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 120 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 1 month
Fees: No Fee
Notes: Must fill our form and send to your home state’s registry.

ILLINOIS

IL Nurse Aide Registry
IL Department of Public Health
Health Care Worker Registry
525 W. Jefferson Street
Fourth Floor
Springfield, IL 62761
Phone: 217-785-5133
Fax: 217-524-0137

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks/work 6 months
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 months
Fees: $75

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-4 weeks
Fees: $75

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-3 days
Fees: No Fee

INDIANA

IN Nurse Aide Registry
IN State Department. of Health
Division of Long Term Care
2 N Meridian Street, Section 4B
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-233-7442,
317-233-1325
Fax: 317-233-7750

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks/can work for 90 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks
Fees: $60

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 10-14 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-5 weeks
Fees: $60

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 2-6 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-6 weeks
Fees: $65

IOWA

IA Direct Care Worker Registry
IA Department of Inspections & Appeals
Health Facilities Division
Lucas State Office Building
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0083
Phone: 515-281-4077, 515-281-0108
Fax: 515-281-6259
Toll-Free (in state only): 866-876-1997

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: Receive the following monday/work for 30 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Fees: $169

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 5-10 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 5-10 days
Fees: $169

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 3-5 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: No Fee

KANSAS

KS Nurse Aide Registry
KS Department of Health & Environment
Health Occupations Credentialing
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 200
Topeka, KS 66612-1365
Phone: 785-296-1240
KNAR Phone: 785-296-6877
Fax: 785-296-3075

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks/work 120 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks
Fees: $75

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1 week/work 120 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: Exam/3-4 weeks after
Fees: $20

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

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 2-4 weeks/can work for 6 months
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-4 weeks
Fees: $179.75

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 10-14 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $179.75

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: No Fee

LOUISIANA

LA Nurse Aide Registry
LA State Board of Examiners for Nursing Facility Administrators
5647 Superior Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816-6049
Phone: 225-295-8575
Fax: 225-295-8578

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: Walk through must be in person; can work for 90 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $25.75-$140.75
Notes: Must have housing established before going to get temp license. Could take 4 weeks if sending in application and not in person.

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: walk through
Permanent Time to Complete: 12 weeks
Fees: $175.75
Notes: Temp will last 12 weeks.

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: N/A
Fees: No Endorsement

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,
207-624-7300
Fax: 207-287-9325

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks/work for 90 days
Permanent Time to Complete: Prior to temp expiration
Fees: $75

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 7-14 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 1 weeks
Fees: $50

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: Can work 4 months not on registry
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 months
Fees: $20

MARYLAND

MD Nurse Aide Registry
MD Board of Nursing
4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-2254
Phone: 410-585-1990,
877-847-0626
Fax: 410-764-8042
Verification Line: 410-585-1994

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 48 hrs walk through
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks
Fees: $192.75

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: Walk through
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $174.50

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: Up to 3 months
Fees: $20
Notes: CNA button links to email you need to send about reciprocity.

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

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: Email mass for info
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-3 weeks
Fees: $275

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 10 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 4 weeks
Fees: $275

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 3 weeks
Fees: No Fee

MICHIGAN

MI Nurse Aide Registry
MI Department of Community Health
Bureau of Health Professions
PO Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909-8170
Phone: 517-241-0554
Fax: 517-241-9416

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: N/A
Fees: $64
Notes: You can only work for a year via reciprocity/endorsement.

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $54

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: No reciprocity/exam/2 weeks
Fees: Training Program
Notes: Must take testing.

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)

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 2-5 business days/can work 60 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: $105

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-5 days
Permanent Time to Complete: Varies
Fees: $115
Notes: Temp license last 60 days

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: No Fee

MISSISSIPPI

MS Nurse Aide Registry
MS State Department of Health
Bureau of Health Facilities
Licensure & Certification
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215
143B LeFleur’s Square
Jackson, MS 39211
Phone: 601-364-1100
Fax: 601-364-5052
Registry Managed by Pearson VUE
PO Box 13785
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3785
Phone: 888-204-6213

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 3-5 days/work 90 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: $125

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 5 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Fees: $26

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

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: Walk through in person – same day turnover; can work for 6 months

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: Walk through in person – same day turnover; can work for 6 months
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Fees: $95.80

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: Take exam(passed) 6-8 weeks
Fees: Exam fees vary

MONTANA

MT Nurse Aide Registry
MT Department of Public Health & Human Services
2401 Colonial Drive, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 202953
Helena, MT 59620-2953
Phone: 406-444-4980
Fax: 406-444-3456

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 30 days
Fees: $200

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 10 days
Fees: $227.25

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: No Fee
Notes: Can work temp for 30 days. Takes around 2 weeks to be placed on registry. CNA is responsible for checking registry as no emails will be sent out.

NEBRASKA

NE Nurse Aide Registry
NE Department Health & Human Services
Division of Public Health
Licensure Unit
Nursing and Nursing Support
PO Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
Phone: 402-471-0537
Fax: 402-471-1066

RN

Notes: Temp lasts 60 days.

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 3-6 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-8 weeks
Fees: $59-50 – $151.75
Notes: Temp last 60 days

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-4 weeks
Fees: $29 Abuse Course

NEVADA

NV Nurse Aide Registry
NV State Board of Nursing
5011 Meadow Mall Way, Suite 300
Reno, NV 89502-6547
Phone: 775-687-7700
Verification: 888-590-6726
Fax: 775-687-7707

RN

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 7 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 7 days
Fees: $145

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 1 week
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-4 months
Fees: $50 app/$51.25 Fingerprinting

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NH Nurse Aide Registry
NH Board of Nursing
21 South Fruit Street, Suite 16
Concord, NH 03301-2431
Phone: 603-271-6282
Fax: 603-271-6605

RN

Notes: Temp lasts 120 days.

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 8 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 8 weeks
Fees: $82
Notes: Temp last 120 days

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $82

NEW JERSEY

Certification Program
PO Box 358
Trenton, NJ 08625-0358
Nationwide Toll Free Number: 866-561-5914
Fax: 609-633-9087
Registry managed by New Jersey Nurse Aide Registry PSI
3525 Quakerbridge Road, Suite 1000
Hamilton Township, New Jersey 08619
Phone: 1-877-774-4243

RN

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: No Temp
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $261.44

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 120 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 months
Fees: $30 some states do not Xfer

NEW MEXICO

NM Nurse Aide Registry
2040 South Pacheco Street
2nd Floor, Rm 413
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: 505-476-9040
Fax: 505-476-9026

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 2-4 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks
Fees: $160
Notes: Must do fingerprinting in New Mexico.

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Fees: $115

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks
Fees: No Fee

NEW YORK

NY Nurse Aide Registry
NY State Department of Health
Bureau of Credentialing – Attn: Nurse Aide Unit
875 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
Phone: 518-408-1297
Registry Managed by:
Prometric
1260 Energy Lane
St. Paul, MN 55108
Verification: 800-918-8818

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: Limited permit
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks unless from CA or IL (add 6-8 weeks)
Fees: $178

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: No Temp
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $178

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: $50

NORTH CAROLINA

NC Nurse Aide Registry (Nurse Aide 1)
NC Department of Health & Human Services
Division of Health Service Regulation
2709 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2709
Phone: 919-855-3969
Verification: 919-715-0562
Fax: 919-733-9764

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks/work for 6 months
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $218

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $150

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $101

NORTH DAKOTA

ND Nurse Assistant Registry
ND Department of Health
Division of Health Facilities
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 301
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
Phone: 701-328-2353Fax: 701-328-1890

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks/work for 90 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: $160

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1 week
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Fees: $160

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 10 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-4 weeks
Fees: No Fee

OHIO

OH Nurse Aide Registry
OH Department of Health
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215-2412
Verification: (outside OH): 614-752-9500
Verification (OH Residents only): 800-582-5908
Fax: 614-564-2461

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks/work for 6 months
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $75 plus home state verification fee

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: No Fee

OKLAHOMA

OK Nurse Aide Registry
OK State Departmentof Health
1000 NE 10th Street, Room 1111
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1207
Phone: 405-271-4085
Fax: 405-271-1130

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks/work for 90 days
Permanent Time to Complete: Must request temp to go active
Fees: $99

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Fees: $95

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: No Fee

OREGON

OR Nurse Aide Registry
OR State Board of Nursing
17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd.
Portland, Oregon 97224-7012
Phone: 971-673-0685
Fax: 971-673-0684

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $268.50 plus home states verification fees

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: No Temp
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks
Fees: $268.50 plus home states verification fees

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $124.50

PENNSYLVANIA

PA Nurse Aide Registry
PA Department of Health
Division of Nursing Care Facilities
Room 526, Health & Welfare Building
625 Forster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: 717-787-1816
Registry Managed by:
Pearson VUE
PO Box 13785
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3785
Phone: 800-852-0518

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-8 weeks
Fees: $135

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 7-10 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $155

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: Work up to 120 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-4 weeks
Fees: No Fee

RHODE ISLAND

RI Nurse Aide Registry
RI Department of Health Professionals
3 Capitol Hill, Room 105
Providence, Rl 02908-5097
Phone: 401-222-5888
Fax: 401-222-3352

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: Waiting for info
Permanent Time to Complete: Waiting for info
Fees: $135

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: Waiting for info
Permanent Time to Complete: 8 weeks

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 8+ weeks
Fees: $35

SOUTH CAROLINA

SC Nurse Aide Registry
SC Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Community and Facility Services
PO Box 8206
1801 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: 803-898-2587
Registry Managed by Pearson VUE
PO Box 13785
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3785
Phone: 800-475-8290

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Fees: $110

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $110

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: Online app/Exam 7-10 days
Fees: No Fee

SOUTH DAKOTA

SD Nurse Aide Registry
SD Board of Nursing
4305 South Louise Avenue, Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3115
Phone: 605-362-2760
Fax: 605-362-2768

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks/ work for 90 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-5 weeks
Fees: $125
Notes: Add up to 3 months for perm if coming from non-nursys state.

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 3-6 weeks
Fees: $125+

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: Can work up to 60 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks depends on home state
Fees: No Fee

TENNESSEE

TN Nurse Aide Registry
TN Department of Health
Division of Health Care Facilities
Cordell Hull Building, 3rd Floor
425 5th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-5171 or 615-741-7670
Fax: 615-248-3601

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $115

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Fees: $115

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: No Fee

TEXAS

TX Nurse Aide Registry
TX Department of Aging & Disability Services
Mail E-414
PO Box 149030
Austin, TX 78714-9030
Phone: 512-438-2050
Fax: 512- 438-2052
Verification: 800-452-3934

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks/work for 120 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Fees: $186

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 10 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 10 days
Fees: $111

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 6-8 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: No Fee

UTAH

UT Nurse Aide Registry
UT Health Technology Certification Center
Room 2036, 550 E. 300 South
Kaysville, UT 84037
Phone: 801-547-9947
Fax: 801-593-2584

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-4 weeks
Fees: $100

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: No Temp
Permanent Time to Complete: 10 days
Fees: $100

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: N/A
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: $10

VERMONT

VT Nurse Aide Registry
VT State Board of Nursing
National Life Building,
Office of Professional Regulation
North Floor 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
Phone: 802-828-2396 or 888-287-5006
Fax: 802-828-2484

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: Walk through
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Fees: $150

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: Walk Through; 7-10 business days
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-6 days
Fees: Waiting on further information

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 2-5 days
Permanent Time to Complete: Up to 3 months
Fees: $20

VIRGINIA

VA Nurse Aide Registry
VA Board of Nursing
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463
Phone: 804-367-4569
Fax: 804-527-4455
Automated: 804-270-6836

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 7-10 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Fees: $190

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 3-5 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-6 weeks
Fees: $170

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: Auth to pactAppSupportDocs
Permanent Time to Complete: 30-45 days
Fees: No Fee

WASHINGTON

WA OBRA Nurse Aide Registry
Aging & Services Administration Disabilities
PO Box 45600
Olympia, WA 98504-5600
Phone: 360-725-2570
Fax: 360-493-2581

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 7-8 weeks
Fees: $88

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: No Temp
Permanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Fees: $88

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: Up to 3 weeks
Fees: $65
Notes: Addition $32 if fingerprinting is needed.

WEST VIRGINIA

WV Nurse Aide Registry
WV Division of Health and Human Resources
Office of Health Facility Licensure & Certification
408 Leon Sullivan Way
Charleston, WV 25301-1713
Phone: 304-558-0050
Fax: 304-558-1442

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: $125
Notes: Temp license will always expire on October 31st each year.

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-5 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 7-10 weeks
Fees: $51.13 – $81.13
Notes: Verified via Nursys.

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: NA
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: No Fee

WISCONSIN

WI Nurse Aide Registry
WI Department Health Services
Division of Quality Assurance
Office of Caregiver Quality
P.O. Box 2969
Madison, WI 53701-2969
Phone: 608-261-8319
Registry Managed by Pearson VUE
PO Box 13785
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3785
Phone: 877-329-8760

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks/work for 90 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 1-2 weeks
Fees: $200

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 5-6 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 5-6 weeks
Fees: $92

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks
Fees: No Fee
Notes: Must be submitted by mail only.

WYOMING

WY Nurse Aide Registry
WY Board of Nursing
1810 Pioneer Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: 307-777-7601
Fax: 307-777-3519

RN

Temporary Time to Complete: 3-5 days/work for 90 days
Permanent Time to Complete: Issued within 90 days
Fees: $200

LPN

Temporary Time to Complete: 7-10 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2 weeks
Fees: $185
Notes: Temp last 90 days.

CNA

Temporary Time to Complete: Can work 90 days
Permanent Time to Complete: 2-4 months
Fees: $120