Mississippi Department of Health

Important Notes:

Score Reports
Effective July 1, 2018, score reports will no longer be given at test sites. If you would like a score report mailed to you, please bring a self-addressed stamped envelope on the day of testing.

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.

Testing and Registry Services

The follow are the steps in the process of enrollment onto the Mississippi Nurse Aide Registry. Steps that require action by you are indicated by a  symbol.



Student must:


Reciprocity application

Reciprocity is a process by which a certified nurse aide from another state may qualify for certification in the state of Mississippi by virtue of his or her status in that other state. Please read the step-by-step process in the candidate handbook under CERTIFICATION BY RECIPROCITY.


Renewal of Nurse Aide Certification

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Last updated 2018-09-17