DPH: Nurse Aide Registration

Nurse Aide Registration

The Connecticut Department of Public Health has contracted with 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 Online

Information 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
       completed a Connecticut state approved training program and sit for the Connecticut
       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.
Nottingham MD 21236
Phone: 866-499-7485  - press number 9
Fax: 800 813 6670











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