Facilities, Providers & Managed Care Plans > Nurse Aide Registry > Contact Information For Nurse Aide

The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Nursing Care Facilities, administers the Commonwealth contract to provide nurse aide registry services.

  • To inquire about the annotation of nurse aide registrations 

Contact the Pennsylvania Department of Health:

 
          Division of Nursing Care Facilities
          Room 526, Health & Welfare Building
          625 Forster Street
          Harrisburg, PA 17120
          800-852-0518
          717-787-1816
 
  • To clarify information about the Registry
  • To change your current address or name once you are on the Registry
  • To obtain information regarding reciprocity
  • To obtain information on continued enrollment on the Registry
  • To obtain a Recertification Test Registration Form
  • To obtain information regarding your Score Report
Call the Pennsylvania Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry managed by Pearson VUE
              
P.O. Box 13785
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3785
(800) 852-0518
Hours of operation 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Eastern Time
 
  •  To download a Candidate Handbook
  •  To download a Registration Application
  •  To download a Reciprocity Application
  •  To view the Nurse Aide Practice Written Examination
  •  To submit a change of name or address
  •  To verify your status on the Registry

Go to Pearson VUE's website at www.pearsonvue.com

 
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Aging administers the Commonwealth contract to provide test instruments, testing services and to transmit information to the Nurse Aide Registry.
         
Contact the Pennsylvania Department of Aging:
 
Pennsylvania Department of Aging 
Bureau for Advocacy, Protection and Education 
555 Walnut Street, 5th Floor 
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1919 
717-783-6207
Hours of operation 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Education approves Pennsylvania nurse aide training programs.
  • To obtain information regarding training requirements 
  • To obtain a list of approved training programs
  • To verify test eligibility requirements of student nurses

Contact the Pennsylvania Department of Education:

Division of Special Program Services
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
717-6974
717-772-0814
Hours of operation 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The American Red Cross is responsible for registration, scheduling and administration of the NNAAP examination.

  • To obtain a Candidate Handbook
  • To obtain or complete a registration form
  • To register for the examination
  • To cancel a scheduled examination
  • To arrange special testing accomodations
  • To request a duplicate Score Report
  • To obtain information regarding examination
  • To change your current address or name prior to testing
  • To change your current address or name prior to examination results being sent to the Registry

Contact the American Red Cross:

 
Competency Evaluation Program
430 West Orange Street
P.O. Box 4624
Lancaster, PA 17604
800-795-2350
Hours of operation 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 
 

  • To obtain information/assistance regarding federal regulations for reimbursement from Nursing facilities to employed nurse aides
  • To acquire help with any discrepancies in eligibility for reimbursement

Call the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

Long-Term Care Provider Services
P.O. Box 8025
Harrisburg, PA 17105
717-783-7377
Hours of operation 8:00 am - 4:30 pm