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How do I Renew My Certification?

CNA Renewal Requirements

  • Aide must obtain at least 12 inservice hours each year of certification.
  • Aide must work in nursing or nursing related activities for at least 8 hours during each 2 year renewal cycle.  Private care hours are not accepted in Indiana.

Nurse Aide Registry Renewal Steps

  • Individuals renew their aide certification and registration through the Online Licensing System.
          - You must create your login credentials using the Register a Person option.
          - Please follow the Online Login Instructions to create your User ID and Password.
  • An individual’s initial certification is valid for a two (2) year period.  It must be renewed to remain active on the Indiana Nurse Aide Registry.  There is no fee to renew a CNA certification.
  • If expired more than 8 months, this form must be completed in full and submitted to the Registry by your verifying employer.  Completed forms may be emailed to aides@isdh.in.gov or faxed to 317-233-7442:   Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Renewal Form
  • If your certification is in Registry History status contact the Registry for additional information at aides@isdh.in.gov
  • Check your status and get your certification/registration number at Search and Verify.
  • Print a certification/registration card through the Online Licensing System.