Registry Office


Effective February 6, 2023:

  • DHSR is no longer accepting the emergency paper renewal form from healthcare providers to renew a Nurse Aide listing on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry. Please submit the online renewal forms.
  • New Reciprocity Application will be available for submission to DHSR.

2020 – 2023 Information and Guidance from DHSR

2020 – 2023 Information and Guidance from CMS

Registry Office Contact Information

Telephone: 919-855-3969
(Monday-Friday, 8:00am-12:00pm; 1:00pm-3:00 pm)

Registry Renewal Process

  • General Information
    • Paper Renewal Form
    • Reminder Notifications
    • Federal Law 42 CFR 483.156
    • Rule 10A NCAC 13D .2304
    • Rule 10A NCAC 13J .1003
    • Who Should Complete the Online Renewal Forms?
    • Registered Nurses
    • When Can the Online Renewal Forms Be Submitted?
    • How Long Does It Take to Process the Online Renewal Forms?
    • Web Browser
    • Smart Phone
    • Social Security Number
    • Registry Listing Name
    • Registry Listing Number and Expiration Date
    • Last Date Worked as a Nurse Aide
    • License Number for Registered Nurse
    • Where to Find the Online Renewal Forms
    • Technical Issues Using the Online Renewal Forms
    • CNAII
    • Who to Contact for Assistance

Forms and Applications

  • General Information
    • Where to Find Forms and Applications
    • How to Submit Forms and Applications
    • Processing Time for Forms and Applications
    • Notifications
    • Social Security Number
    • CNAII
    • Who to Contact for Assistance

NOTE: Do not use a cell phone to complete the online renewal forms.

Nurse Aide I

Geriatric Aide

Home Care Aide Specialty Training

Medication Aide – Nursing Home

Medication Aide – Adult Care Home

Administrator Exam – Adult Care Home

  • General Information
    • Education Requirements
    • Examination Guidelines
    • Social Security Number
    • Registry
    • Who to Contact for Assistance