TX Nurse Aide

7941 Corporate Dr.

Nottingham MD 21236

Phone: 800.488.5787

As of 07/05/2023, nurse aides and applicants for nurse aide certification will apply via Texas Unified License Information Portal (TULIP), a web-based licensure system designed specifically for licensed long-term care providers and licensees.  TULIP will allow Nurse Aides to complete all certification and application functions online.  For assistance with using TULIP, see user guide link on the TULIP landing page.

Log into TULIP account to create applicant registration, login and password reset here.

Nurse Aide scheduling for completed applications or rescheduling of exams will continue at:

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.

Registration and Scheduling

Once your Training Program Director has uploaded your training completion information and you’ve received an email from Prometric with your username and password, you can use the link below to access the TX Nurse Aide portal to complete your application, pay associated fees (credit/debit or voucher), and schedule/reschedule your testing appointment.

Testing Accommodations

Prometric provides a variety of accommodations to candidates that qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Select your requested accommodations in the TX Nurse Aide Portal and email the required documentation to HHSC at  HHSC will review/approve. 

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. Information about the Written/Oral exam can be found in the Candidate Information Bulletin.

Demystification of the Prometric Clinical Skills Exam 2023

Stakeholder Informational Webinars – August 2020

Informational webinars introducing Training Program Directors and other stakeholders were hosted in August 2020.

Access to TX Nurse Aide Portal

Training Program Directors interact with Prometric via the TX Nurse Aide Portal to approve candidates for testing, manager voucher purchase and assignment, and access program reports.

Contact    if interested in becoming a test site.

(The email listed above is not a resource for candidates or scheduling assistance)

IFT Event Coordination

Once you have been approved as an IFT, you will access the TX Nurse Aide to coordinate testing events at your location

Contact the TX Nurse Aide Team

Phone:  866.794.3497, Option 2, then Option 1 (7:00AM – 5:00PM Central Monday – Friday)


Clinical Skills Testing Room, Equipment, and Supplies


Call the Texas Nurse Aide Registry at (512) 438-2050

Use the number above to obtain information on official regulations and guidelines for nurse aides,  clarify information about the Registry, change your name once you are on the Registry, obtain information about transferring to or from other states.  Additional information can be found at

CNA Verification

Use the link below to access the state CNA Registry and verify the status of a CNA. 

CNA Registry


Medication Aide Verification

Use the link below to access the state Medication Aide Registry and verify the status of a Medication Aide. 

Medication Aide Registry