Welcome! The New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) and the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) have contracted with Prometric to develop and administer the New Mexico Nurse Aide Competency Examination and 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.
Apply to take exam
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.
Verify Certification Status
Use the link below to access the state CNA Registry and verify the status of a CNA.