COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation:

Testing candidates: Check our COVID-19 Update Page (Opens in new window) 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.

Alert:

This website is scheduled to undergo routine maintenance on Saturday, 19 June 5:00 p.m. CDT - Sunday, 20 June 3:00 a.m. CDT. During this time, you may not be able to schedule, reschedule or cancel test appointments. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Pennsylvania Department of Health

CANDIDATES REQUIRED TO BRING AND WEAR A FACE MASK and BRING THE SIGNED LIABILITY WAIVER TO TESTING.

CANDIDATES UNDER THE AGE OF 18 WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TEST WITHOUT A PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNATURE ON THE LIABILITY WAIVER.

See "Test Taker Services" for specific requirements.

Steps to enroll on the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry

The following are the steps in the process of enrollment onto the Pennsylvania Nurse Aides Registry. Steps that require action by you are indicated by a symbol.

1

Complete training program

Student must complete the state approved training program. Read the following documents.

2

Roster uploaded

Your training provider will upload a roster of students who have successfully completed the training program. Ask your training provider when this will be uploaded.

3

Email received

You will receive account activation instructions at the address you provided your training provider. If you do not receive an email, please check your spam or bulk email folder.

 

The link provided in the activation email can only be clicked once. You must activate your account before the expiration date listed in the email.

4

Activate your account and schedule your test

Use the link in your activation email to start this process. (Referenced in step 3, above.)

We recommend you read the Step by step Candidate Guide (PDF) before you begin this process. If you have already activated your account, log in to schedule a test or change your testing appointment.

After your test

Information you may need after taking your test.


Registry Renewal and Search (PULSE)

Last updated 2021-06-10