In order to meet the requirements for transfer, you must have been deemed competent on another state’s registry for CNAs
- Have documentation of current registration from another state indicating requirements listed in the Code of Federal Regulations (42 CFR, Sections 483.151 and 483.152) have been met.
- Must have no administrative findings of abuse, neglect or misappropriations of property on home state’s CNA registry or any other state’s CNA registry.
- Must have no disqualifying convictions on home state’s registry.
To become a CNA via OUT-OF-STATE APPLICATION, download the following pdf form [ Out of State Application ] and mail the completed application and $25.00 money order payable to SIUC to Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Nurse Assistant/Aide Testing, 1840 Innovation Drive, Suite 103, Carbondale, IL 62903. Payment must be in the form of a money order or cashier’s check. No cash or personal checks are accepted.
If a CNA certification is not active in any other state, then the CNA may recertify in Illinois and no transfer fee is required. Please contact the Nurse Aide Testing office at (877) 262-9259 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire as to the process of recertification.