The Connecticut Department of Public Health has contracted with Thomson Prometric to develop and manage its Nurse Aide Competency Examination and to manage its Nurse Aide Registry.
Should you not find the information you are looking for, please email the Department.
How to be placed on CT Nurse Aide Registry
Training Programs and Regulations
Name and Address Changes
Obtaining a Duplicate Certificate
Search the CT Nurse's Aide Registry OnlineInformation on Testing
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: How do I become a nurse aide in Connecticut?
A: In order to be certified on the Connecticut Nurse Aide Registry, an individual must have
nurse aide exam within 24 months from completion of the class.
Q: Can a nurse or student nurse become a nurse aide in Connecticut?
A: A nurse or student nurse must have successfully completed a course, or courses, of no less than
100 hours of theory and clinical instruction in an approved practical nursing or registered nursing
program within the past 24 months. You will need to submit a copy of your nursing school
transcript or current LPN/RN license with your application.
You are required to take and pass the
Connecticut nurse aide exam.
Q: I am a certified nurse aide in another state. How do I get certified as a nurse aide in Connecticut?
A: An individual who is currently active and in good standing on a Registry in another state can
apply to have their name added to Connecticut’s Nurse Aide Registry. You will need to submit a
copy of your current certificate or a letter of verification from the current state with issue date,
expiration date and verification of good standing.
Q: How long is the certification period for my Connecticut nurse aide certificate?
A: The certification period is for 24 months, and the individual must recertify every 2 years.
However, the actual certificates do not have an expiration date but do have a first issued date.
Q: Where do I send my application? How do I contact Prometric?
A: All applications and supporting documents must be submitted to directly to Prometric.
Prometric - CT Nurse Aide
7941 Corporate Dr.
Phone: 866-499-7485 - press number 9
Fax: 800 813 6670