North Carolina Nurse Aide
Change to testing fees for test applications submitted on or after October 1, 2018. View fee information.
Steps to enroll on the North Carolina Nurse Aide Registry
The following are the steps in the process of enrollment onto the North Carolina Nurse Aide Registry. Steps that require action by you are indicated by a action required symbol.
Complete training program action required
Student must complete the state approved training program.
If you did not complete North Carolina state-approved training but wish to test, you may be eligible for a “training waiver.” Please review the North Carolina Nurse Aide I candidate handbook or visit the North Carolina website.
Your training provider will upload a roster of students who have successfully completed the training program. Ask your training provider when this will be uploaded.
You will receive account activation instructions at the address you provided your training provider. If you do not receive an email, please check your spam or bulk email folder.
If your notification is not in your junk or spam folder or you have not accessed your account within the alloted time period, please review "Account Recovery" process in the Step by Step Candidate Guide (PDF)
The link provided in the activation email can only be clicked once. You must activate your account before the expiration date listed in the email.
Activate your account and schedule your test action required
Use the link in your activation email to start this process. (Referenced in step 3, above.)
After your test
Information you may need after taking your test.
- Reimbursement Instructions (PDF) - Coming soon
- Check your scores (this link takes you to the sign in page)
Click on the sections below for more information.
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: