Renewal Process Information

Read the following instructions carefully before proceeding with the online renewal process.

This renewal form is designed to renew your CNA registration only.

If you currently have a Medication Aide Registry or Home Health Aide registry STOP as you need to log into a different renewal form Certified Nurse Aide, Medication Assistant I or II, and Home Health Aide Renewal Application.

  • If you have a Medication Aide Registry, Home Health Aide Registry or Nurse Aide Registry; Please use the appropriate renewal form. Each form is listed separately on If you would like to verify your registry please visit our verification site.
  • There is NO FEE required for Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) renewal.
  • Individuals who have NOT performed at least eight (8) hours of nursing or nursing related services for pay within their current registration period (previous 24 consecutive months) are NOT eligible for renewal and must complete a new competency evaluation process to obtain current registration as a CNA.
  • The registrant must have performed nursing or nursing related services for pay, under the direction of a licensed nurse. The employer page should be completed by a NORTH DAKOTA EMPLOYER (out-of-state employer not accepted).
  • If the registrant is unemployed but has performed nursing or nursing related services for pay in North Dakota during the time they were certified, please complete the employer page as a PAST EMPLOYER (out-of-state employer not accepted).
  • 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.

During online renewal, please do not use the back button in your browser. To make a change to answers on a previous page or to review your renewal 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 renewal, 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 renewal at a later time.


Please login below to complete the renewal. Contact the Registry office if you have any questions about the renewal form.