District of Columbia Nurse Aide

Important Notes Regarding Skills Testing

Exam Update
The NNAAP skills were updated/changed effective with exams administered on or after July 1, 2018. Please click here for the new skills listing.

Exam Assistance Restrictions
You may not receive help from anyone during the Skills Evaluation, and the candidate and the client must speak to one another in English so that the evaluator can understand and correctly score the evaluation.

If either candidate gives help or receives help during the test, or the client and candidate are communicating in a language other than English, the test will be stopped.

Find test information and download handbooks/applications/forms from this page.

Downloads and Links

Downloads/Links Format Size
Credential Manager Link
New Information Regarding the Registry PDF 34 KB
Search Nurse Aide Registry Link
Renew Certification / Apply by Endorsement
(See application instructions below)
Link
Nurse Aide Registries (by State) PDF 88 KB

Application instructions

Login / Create an account

Registry Renewal Instructions
To renew your District of Columbia Nurse Aide certification, you must complete an online District of Columbia Nurse Aide Registry Renewal Form. Login or create an account. Then complete the Nurse Aide Registry Renewal Form, which can be found under the Complete a Form tab on the left side.

Endorsement Instructions
To be added to the District of Columbia Nurse Aide Registry by way of Endorsement, you must complete an online application and pay a $15 fee. Login or create an account. Then complete the District of Columbia Endorsement Application, which can be found under the Complete a Form tab on the left side.
NOTE: Applicants from the Maryland registry must have both their GNA and CNA to be eligible for endorsement.

Vendor Change FAQs:

As Pearson VUE makes changes to our Nurse Aide business we recognize there are questions our various stakeholders may have about these changes. Please click on the links below to find information and contact details if you have questions.

Frequently asked questions:

Last updated 2018-06-29