COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation:

Testing candidates: Check our COVID-19 Update Page to review the health and safety measures in place for testing and find out about any country-specific testing policies.

Appointment availability is limited due to social distancing precautions and varies by location. Please note that our customer service wait-times are also longer than usual right now. For information on rescheduling, refunds, and more, please check out our FAQs.

Mississippi Department of Health

Mississippi Department of Health

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Important Notes:

Score Reports
Effective September 16, 2019, score reports will be provided online and will no longer be handed out at the test center OR mailed to you. To access your score report, please log into the portal You will need your Testing ID from your admission ticket to log in. Score reports are generally available within a 24 hours after a testing event is completed for the day. If it has been more than 24 hours and you are unable to view your score report in the portal, please contact customer service at 888-204-6213. Click here for printable instructions

Exam Assistance Restrictions
You may not receive help from anyone during the Skills Evaluation, and the candidate and the client must speak to one another in English so that the evaluator can understand and correctly score the evaluation.

If either candidate gives help or receives help during the test, or the client and candidate are communicating in a language other than English, the test will be stopped.

Find test information and download handbooks/applications/forms from this page.

Testing and Registry Services

The follow are the steps in the process of enrollment onto the Mississippi Nurse Aide Registry. Steps that require action by you are indicated by a symbol.

Questions concerning scheduling your Nurse Aide exam, please call 877-437-9587. For inquiries concerning your score report or have a question concerning the Mississippi Nurse Aide Registry, please email your request/inquiry to



Student must:


Reciprocity application

Reciprocity is a process by which a certified nurse aide from another state may qualify for certification in the state of Mississippi by virtue of his or her status in that other state. Please read the step-by-step process in the candidate handbook under CERTIFICATION BY RECIPROCITY.


Renewal of Nurse Aide Certification

More information

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Last updated 2020-11-20