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The training and testing program for certified nursing assistant and for the  Registry in Delaware is the responsibility of the Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection.  To be trained to become a CNA in Delaware one must enroll in a nurse aide training program that is approved by the Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection.

Questions about test applications, test scheduling, eligibility to test, and/or arranging for special testing accommodations, call 866-664-9504 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Verify Your Delaware CNA Certification
You can check the Delaware CNA Registry To verify if someone is in good standing in the State of Delaware

or call the License Verification: (302) 577-6666
The Online Nurse Aide Registry is managed by Prometric.

Delaware CNA Certification Renewal
The certification must be renewed every 24 months.  Certified Nursing Assistant must complete 24 hours of approved continuing education and perform at least 64 hours of nursing-related services for pay in a health care setting under the supervision of a licensed nurse or physician during each 24-month certification period in order to qualify for recertification. Prometric, sends renewal forms and instructions to all CNAs 45 days prior to the expiration date on the  certification card.

Transferring Your CNA Certification to Delaware
will grant certification through the process of reciprocity if the following conditions are met:

  • Has a current certificate from the State in which he or she currently practices. CNAs from the State of Maryland must also hold a current Geriatric Nursing Assistant certificate to be eligible for reciprocity;
  • Must have three months of full-time experience as a certified nursing assistant performing nursing-related service for pay under the supervision of a licensed nurse or physician or have completed a training program equal to at least 150 hours; and
  • The CNA must be in good standing in the state or states where he/she is currently certified

Application and Instructions for Reciprocity. You can also get a copy by calling the NA Registry at (302) 577-6666.
Delaware Nurse Aide Registry
Delaware Department of Health
and Social Services Division
of Long Term Care
3 Mill Road, Suite 308,
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: (302) 577-6666

Delaware Nurse Aide Registry