Certified Nurse Aide Endorsement Application
Application Process Overview
- Complete the Certified Nurse Aide Application and submit the necessary documents.
Required Documentation and Information
Prior to beginning the application please ensure you have all the correct documents. The documents will be required to be uploaded.
- If you answered "Yes" to any of the questions in the Personal Background History, an explanation and any relevant documentation as requested at the end of that section must be submitted with the application. If you cannot send a copy of the criminal judgment, please include that in your explanation.
- If applying for a license by endorsement, you will need to request all the state(s) you hold or have held a registry to send a verification of your license in those state(s). If the state(s) have online verification, then there will be an opportunity to upload a copy of the verification.
Application Processing Timeline
Complete applications are processed within 3-5 business days. Status of license applications can be viewed online at https://services.ndhhs.gov/nurseaide/apply/status/.
Save for LaterDuring online application, please do not use the back button in your browser. To make a change to answers on a previous page or to review your application before submitting, please use the "Save for Later" button to save your application, log back in and access and review the previous pages. If at any time you wish to exit the process, please click the "Exit" button located at the bottom of the page.
If you will be away from your computer for any period of time after starting your online application, it is strongly advised that you click on the "Save for Later" button located at the bottom of each page to minimize the risk of losing the data that you have input into the system. You can then log back into the application at a later time.