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The Nurse Aide Registry

In 1987, the ferderal goverment passed a law entitled The Omnibus Reconcillation Act.  This law mandated that a Registry be kept on nursing assistants in each state.  This registry includes:

  • Full Name  
  • Address 
  • SSN    
  • Any findings of abuse/neglect                                                                                               
You need to contact the nurse aide registry when you need to:

  • Verify Your CNA Certification
  • CNA Certification Renewal
  • Transferring Your CNA Certification to another state


Contact information for the Nurse Aide Registry

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware


District of Columbia
CAT* Nurse Aide Registry
3 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Philadelphia, PA 19101
PH: (800) 274-3444
District of Columbia Nurse Aide Registry

Florida
CNA
4052 Bald Cypress Wy Bin C-13
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3263
PH: (850) 245-4567
FAX: (850) 488-4281
Florida Nurse aide Registry

Georgia state registry
Georgia Health Partnership
Nurse Aide Registry
P.O. Box 7000
McRae, GA 31055-7000
PH: (800) 414-4358
FAX: (404) 657-5731
Georgia Nurse aide Registry

Hawaii
Dept of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
Professional & Vocational Licensing
Honolulu, HI 96801
PH: (808) 739-8122
FAX: (808) 734-8318
Hawaii Nurse aide registry

Idaho
Nurse Aide Registry
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone: (800)748-2480
Fax: (208) 334-6629
Idaho Nurse Aide Registry

Illinois CNA registry
PH/E&T Section
525 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62761
Phone: (217) 785-5133
License Verification: (217) 782-3070
Fax: (217) 524-0137
Illinois CNA Registry

Indiana
Indiana State Department of Health
Division of Long Term Care
Two North Meridian Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 233-7351
License Verification: (317) 233-7612
Fax: (317) 233-7750
Indiana Nurse aide Registry

Iowa
Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry
Iowa Department of Inspections
and Appeals Health Facilities Division
Lucas State Office Building,
321 East 12th Street,
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (515) 281-4077
Fax: (515) 242-5022
License Verification: (866) 876-1997
Iowa Nurse aide Registry

Kansas nurse aide registry
Kansas Department of Health
and Environment - Health
Occupations Credentialing
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 200,
Topeka, KS 66612
License Verification: (785) 296-6877
Nurse Aide Registry: (785) 296-0059
Fax: (785) 296-3075
Kansas Nurse Aide registry

Kentucky
NAR Lic. & Reg.
312 Whittington Pkwy #300-A
Louisville, KY 40222
PH: (502) 429-3347
FAX: (502) 696-3957
Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry

Louisiana
CNA Registry
5647 Superior Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
PH: (225) 295-8575
FAX: (225) 295-8578
Louisiana Nurse aide Registry

Maine
Maine Registry of
Certified Nursing Assistants
State House Station #11
41 Anthony Avenue
Augusta Maine 04333
Telephone: 1-800-791-4080
(207)624-7300
FAX: 207-287-9325
TDD Number: 1-800-606-0215
Maine Nurse Aide registry

Maryland
Maryland Board of Nursing
4140 Patterson Avenue,
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: (410) 585-1900
Fax: (410) 585-8042
Maryland Nurse aide Registry

Massachusetts
PH/NAR
99 Chauncy Street, 2nd Fl.
Boston, MA 0211
PH:(617-753-8144)
Verification: 617-753-8192

Michigan
Michigan Department of Community
Health Bureau of Health Professions
Capitol View Building, 201
Townsend Street,
Lansing, MI 48913
Phone: (517) 241-0554
License Verification: (800) 748-0252
Michigan Nurse aide Registry

Minnesota
MDH/F&P Comp. Div., NAR
P.O. Box 64501
St. Paul, MN 55164-64501
PH: (651) 215-8705 Press 9
800) 397-6124 (in state only)

Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Health Facilities
Licensure & Certification
570 East Woodrow Wilson
Osborne Building, Suite 200,
Jackson, MS 39216
Phone: (601) 576-7300
The Online Certified Nurse Aide Registry
is managed by Promissor.
Phone: (888) 204-6213
Mississippi Nurse aide Registry

Missouri
Div. Of Health & Senior Services
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-526-5686
FAX: (573) 5267656
Auto: (573) 526-5686
Missouri Nurse aide registry

Montana
Montana Department of Public
Health & Human Services
Certification Bureau
2401 Colonial Drive,
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: (406) 444-4980
Fax: (406) 444-3456
Montana Nurse aide Registry

Nebraska
NE Department of Health
& Human Services -
Regulation and Licensure
Credentialing Division
301 Centennial Mall South,
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
Phone: (402) 471-0537
License Verification: (402) 471-0537
Fax: (402) 471-1066
Nebraska Nurse aide Registry

Nevada
Nevada State Board of Nursing
5011 Meadow Mall Way, #201,
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: (775) 688-2620
or (800) 746-3980
License Verification: (888) 590-6726
Fax: (775) 688-2628
Nevads Nurse Aide registry

New Mexico
DOH/DHI/Health Facility
Licensing & Certification Bureau
2040 S. Pacheco Street
2nd Floor, Room 413
Santa Fe, New Mexico   87505
Telephone:  505 476-9040
Fax: 505 476-9026
Voice Response System 505 827-1453
New Mexico Nurse aide Registry
New Hampshire
Nurse Aide Registry
21 S. Fruit St., Ste 16
Concord, NH 03301-2431
PH: (603) 271-6282
FAX: (603) 271-6605
New Hampshire Nurse aide Registry

New Jersey
NJ Department of Health & Senior Services  Division of Long
Term Care Systems
140 Front Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: (609) 633-9171
Fax: (609) 341-3552
The Online Nurse Aide Registry is managed by Promissor.
Phone: (800) 274-8970
New Jersey Nurse Aide registry

New York
NY State Department of Health - Bureau of Professional Credentialing
161 Delaware Ave.,
Delmar, NY 12054-1393
Phone: (518) 408-1297
The online Nurse Aide Registry is managed by Prometric.
License Verification: (800) 918-8818
New York Nurse aide registry

North Carolina CNA registry
NC Department of Health & Human Services - Division of
Health Service Regulation
2709 Mail Service Center,
Raleigh, NC 27699
Phone: (919) 855-3969
License Verification: (919) 715-0562
Fax: (919) 733-9764
North Caroline Nurse aide Registry

North Dakota
Nurse Aide Registry
600 E. Blvd., Ave., Dept 301
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
Phone: (701) 328-2353
Fax: (701) 328-1890
North Dakota Nurse aide Registry

Ohio
Nurse Aide Registry
P.O. Box 118
Columbus, OH 43266-0118
PH: (614) 752-9500
FAX: (614) 995-5085
Ohio Nurse aide Registry

Oklahoma nurse aide registry
Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 NE 10th Street,
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone: (800) 695-2157
or (405) 271-4085
Fax: (405) 271-1130
Oklahoma Nurse aide Registry

Oregon
Oregon State Board of Nursing
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 465, Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 731-3459
License Verification: (503) 731-3459
Fax: (503) 731-4755
Oregon Nurse aide Registry

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Division of Nursing Care Facilities
Room 526, Health & Welfare Building, 7th and Forster Street,
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: (800) 852-0518
or (717) 787-1816
The online Nurse Aide Registry is managed by Pearson VUE.
Phone: (800) 852-0518
Fax: (610) 617-9398
Pennsylvania Nurse aide Registry

Rhode Island
Nurse Aide Registry
3 Capitol Hill, Room 105
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: (401) 222-5888
Fax: (401) 222-3352
Rhode Island Nurse aide Registry

South Carolina
The South Carolina Nurse Aide Registry is managed by Pearson Vue.
PO Box 13785,
Philadelphia PA 19101-3785
Phone: (800) 475-8290 for general questions and license renewal.
South Carolina Nurse Aide Abuse Registry
South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control
2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 545-4205 for license suspension or revocation questions.
South Carolina Nurse aide Registry

South Dakota
Board of Nursing
4305 S. Louise Ave., Ste. 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3124
PH: (605) 362-2760
FAX: (605) 362-2768
South Dakota Nurse aide Registry

Tennessee
Nurse Aide Registry
Cordell Hull Bldg., 1st Floor
425 5th Ave. North
Nashville, TN 37247-1010
PH: (615) 532-3202 or (800) 778-4505
Tennessee Nurse aide registry

Texas cna registry
Nurse Aide Registry
Texas Dept. of Aging & Disability Services - Licensing & Credentialing Regulatory Services
701 W. 51st St., Austin, Texas 78751
Phone: (512) 438-2050
Fax: (512) 438-2052
License Verification: (800) 452-3934
Texas Nurse aide registry

Utah State Registry
Nurse Aide Registry
550 East 300 South
Kaysville, UT 74037
PH: (801) 547-9947
FAX: (801) 593-2400
Utah Nurse aide Registry

Vermont
Vermont State Board of Nursing
Heritage Building, 81 River Street, Montpelier, VT 05609
Phone: (802) 828-2819, (802) 828-2453, or (802) 828-2396
Fax: (802) 828-2484
Vermont Nurse aide Registry

Virginia
Virginia Department of Health Professions
Perimeter Center, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico, Virginia 23233
Phone: (804) 367-4515
Fax: (804) 527-4455
License Verification: (804) 270-6836
Complaints: (800) 533-1560
Virgina Nurse aide Registry

Washington
Washington Aging & Adult Services Administration - Residential Care Services Division
640 Woodland Square Loop SE, Olympia, WA 98504
Phone: (360) 725-2570
Fax: (360) 493-2581
Washington Nurse aide registry

West Virginia
West Virginia Division of Health - Office of Health Facilities Licensure & Certification
1 Davis Square, Suite 101, Charleston, WV 25301-1799
Phone: (304) 558-0688
Fax: (304) 558-1442
West Virgina Nurse aide Registry

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Division of Quality Assurance
Office of Caregiver Quality
P.O. Box 2969, Madison, WI 53701
Phone: (608) 261-8319
Fax: (608) 264-6340
Email: DHSCaregiverIntake[at]wisconsin.gov
The online Nurse Aide Registry is managed by Pearson Vue.
Phone: (877) 329-8760
Wisconsin Nurse aide registry

Wyoming
Nurse Aide Registry
Attn: Leslie Levengood
2020 Carey Ave., Ste. 110
Cheyanne, WY 82002
Phone (307) 777-7601
License Verification: (877) 626-2681
FAX: (307) 777-3519
Wyoming Nurse aide registry
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