Individuals must hold current certification as an Illinois certified nursing assistant
Provide proof of that you have completed 2,000 hours of practice as a certified nursing assistant within 3 years prior to application for licensure. (VE-Form)
Completion of a medication aide training program, and current employment by a qualified facility. (TN-MA Form) The List of approved facilities is available at www.idfpr.com.
Must provide proof of successful completion of the Medication Aide Certification Examination (MACE) in Illinois. You will need to contact Pearson Vue at www.pearsonvue.com to register for the examination.
Proof of current Certification to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross. Submit copy of current CPR card.
Verification of fingerprint processing from the Illinois State Police, or its designated agent. See attached “Important Notice –Criminal Background Check Requirement” for more information concerning this requirement.
7. Proof of graduation from high school or a general education development program (GED). Proof must be made in the form of a diploma, certificate, transcript, or statement on school letter head (copies are acceptable).
Application for Medication Aide Licensure and CCA form.
The required fee. Fees are non-refundable. Make check payable to the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
Forward application, supporting documentation and fee payment to:
Illinois Department of Financial
and Professional Regulation
Attn: Division of Professional Regulation
P.O. Box 7007
Springfield, Illinois 62791
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