North Carolina Nurse Aide


Effective August 12, 2019 score reports will be provided online and will no longer mailed to you.
To access your score report, please log into your PCM account.
Score reports are generally available within a few hours after a testing event is completed for the day. Click here for printable instructions.

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 aaction 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.


Roster uploaded

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.


Email received

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.)

We recommend you read the Step by step Candidate Guide (PDF) before you begin this process. If you have already activated your account, log in to schedule a test or change your testing appointment.

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)

More information

Click on the sections below for more information.

Last updated 2019-02-08