State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators
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Rules and regulations - A hard copy is available from the Board office upon request.  Remember to include your mailing address with your request.

Name change - Will be made only when a copy of an official document (marriage certificate, divorce decree or court order) is submitted with a letter of request.  The fee for a duplicate license is $5.00 (check or money order) payable to the Commonwealth of PA.

Address change - Written requests should include the old address, new address and license number and/or social security number.  The Board must be notified within 10 days of any change in address.

Verification of licensure to another state with or without examination score(s) - A check made payable to the "Commonwealth of PA" is required. The fee for a verification of licensure to another state without examination score(s) is $15.00.  The fee for a verification of licensure to another state with examination score(s) is $25.00. Submit your request in writing including your name, license number and address of the other state licensing board.  Your fee and information should be sent to the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators, P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105.  NOTE:  As a result of document fraud and in an effort to protect the licensees, the Board will only provide direct source verification of your license to another state licensing agency.

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Board application forms are available to be downloaded.

Application for Approval of Administrator-In-Training Program

Application for Home Administrator Licensure by Examination
Application for Nursing Home Administrator Licensure by Endorsement

Application for a Temporary Permit to Act as a Nursing Home Administrator

Application for Consideration as a Provider of Continuing Education Programs
NHA Request for Continuing Education Approval
Application for Approval of a Continuing Education Program
Reactivation Application **NEW!

Change of Name and/or Address

Request for Verification of Licensure Form

Questions regarding this profession may be directed to the Office of the State Board: 

Board Administrator, State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators, P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2649, (717) 783-7155. e-mail: ST-NHA@pa.gov

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Board Examination Information:

Examination for National Association of Boards (NAB) 
Rules & Regulations Examination (R&R) 

To receive the applications and instructions, please e-mail your name, mailing address and indicate if you hold a license in another state or state that you do not hold a license in any state: ST-NHA@pa.gov.

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License renewal cycle and fees:

Licenses expire June 30 of every even-numbered year.  The board mails renewal notices 2 to 3 months prior to the license expiration date.  Notices are mailed to the most recent address the licensee has reported to the Board.  The Postal Service does NOT forward licenses.

The fee to renew a Nursing Home Administrator license is $297.00.

Continuing Education Requirements – 48 credit hours of continuing education in programs approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators or the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators (NAB) is required for renewal. 

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State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators
P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone - (717) 783-7155
Fax - (717) 787-7769
ST-NHA@pa.gov


Modified Date: 03/11/2014 07:54 AM