Welcome! The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) has contracted with Prometric Inc. (Prometric) to develop and administer its Nurse Aide Competency Exam and to manage the Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Registry.
Here you will find all of the information you need regarding the CNA exam as well as important information on the CNA Registry and certification renewal.
Candidate Information Bulletin
The candidate information bulletin has all of the information you will need regarding certification routes, testing requirements, testing fees, and information on renewing your CNA certification. Review this document before submitting your application.
Application & Other Forms
Here’s the list of all approved Regional test site locations. Include your preferred test site on your application.
You can apply to take your exam online or via US mail. The online applications allow for immediate credit card payment processing. Paper applications should be used when paying with certified check or money order.
If your name or address has changed since the last time you tested with us, use this form to update your information.
Prometric provides a variety of accommodations to candidates that qualify under the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA). Submit this form with your application to receive accommodations on exam day.
Prepare for the Exam
Below you will find exam preparation materials for your Clinical Skills exam including the exact checklist that will be used by your evaluator.
CNA REGISTRY SERVICES
Certification Renewal Form
If you are a current CNA ready to renew, submit he below form at least 2 weeks prior to your certificate expiration.
- Employment Verification Form
- Private Duty Employment Verification Form
- Out-of-State Employment Verification Form
- CT Facility Multiple Nurse Aides Verification Form
- Department of Public Health Renewal FAQ
Verify Certification Status
Use the link below to access the state CNA Registry and verify the status of a CNA.
Contact the CT Registry Team
If you have any questions regarding your certification status or renewal form processed, please contact our customer service team for the CT Registry at 866.499.7485 from 8am – 6pm ET, M-F. Please allow 10 business days from mailing date for renewal processing.
*Please note that beginning January 1, 2016, there will be a fee increase of $8 for the Clinical Skills Test.