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Contact Information

​Pennsylvania Department of Health
The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Nursing Care Facilities, administers the Commonwealth contract to provide nurse aide registry services.
Division of Nursing Care Facilities
Room 526, Health & Welfare Building
625 Forster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120

  • To inquire about the annotation of nurse aide registrations
  • To clarify information about the Registry
  • To change your current address or name once you are on the Registry
  • To obtain information regarding reciprocity
  • To obtain information on continued enrollment on the Registry
  • To obtain a Recertification Test Registration Form
  • To obtain information regarding your Score Report

Pennsylvania Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry managed by Pearson VUE
P.O. Box 13785
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3785
Hours of operation 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Eastern Time

Go to Pearson VUE's website:  

  • To download a Candidate Handbook
  • To download a Registration Application
  • To download a Reciprocity Application
  • To view the Nurse Aide Practice Written Examination
  • To submit a change of name or address
  • To verify your status on the Registry

Pennsylvania Department of Education
The Pennsylvania Department of Education approves Pennsylvania nurse aide training programs.

Division of Special Program Services
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Hours of operation 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • To obtain information regarding training requirements
  • To obtain a list of approved training programs
  • To verify test eligibility requirements of student nurses

Credentia is responsible for registration, scheduling and administration of the NNAAP examination.

3 Bala Plaza West Suite 400A
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Hours of operation 8:30 am - 6:00 pm, Mon-Fri

  • To obtain a Candidate Handbook
  • To obtain or complete a registration form
  • To register for the examination
  • To cancel a scheduled examination
  • To arrange special testing accomodations
  • To request a duplicate Score Report
  • To obtain information regarding examination
  • To change your current address or name prior to testing
  • To change your current address or name prior to examination results being sent to the Registry

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

Long-Term Care Provider Services
P.O. Box 8025
Harrisburg, PA 17105
Hours of operation 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

  • To obtain information/assistance regarding federal regulations for reimbursement from nursing facilities to employed nurse aides
  • To acquire help with any discrepancies in eligibility for reimbursement
  • To provide test instruments, testing services and to transmit information to the Nurse Aide Registry