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Lisa in Los Angeles, Califorina in Irvine, California

55 months ago

Arianna in Riverside, New Jersey said: Is your CNA certification still active? If it is then you dont need to re-take a CNA class in Arizona, you can get certification by endorsement. But, if your certification is expired then you will have to RE-TEST in Arizona.

I moved to Arizona and they are giving me a problem. Stating my clinical and class hours have to show on my certification from 1992. The transcript from the school shows 208 hours and Arizona stated they can't except that . I'm still fighting with them because they require 120 hours.

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lola elliott in Centre, Alabama

54 months ago

i want to transfer my alabama certification to pennsylvania will they transfer i just recently got them

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Lisa in Los Angeles, Califorina in Riverside, California

54 months ago

Yes, u should be able to transfer. U should keep the first one active unless u don't plan on going back @ all.

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Lisa in Los Angeles, Califorina in Riverside, California

54 months ago

Jazmin in Fall River, Massachusetts said: I have my Massachusetts C.N.A license for few years now and Im planning to move to Florida what can I do get it. Would I have to take classes or is their a website to transfer? if anyone knows please email me thank you

Call the nursing board n ask what information is needed. Than apply online before u plan on moving and apply for some jobs. Call human resources @ jobs n inform ur transferring.

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Lisa in Los Angeles, Califorina in Riverside, California

54 months ago

sharon morin in Kingman, Arizona said: i have a CNA licence in the state of washing to and i just moved to california, how do i go about getting my CNA license transferred so i am able to obtain a job?

Apply for an endorsement online.

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shakinah in Hyattsville, Maryland

54 months ago

I went to CNA school in virginia some where around 2000 but never got around to take the state board exam cuz i traveled and now live in MD. What would i have to do in order to transfer my CNA cert.from va to md.

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Merwether in Searcy, Arkansas

54 months ago

I'm moving from Arkansas to Arizona, andwould like to know if anyone has successfully transferred CNA certificate to Arizona, without haveing to take a class.

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Lisa in Los Angeles, Califorina in Tempe, Arizona

54 months ago

Make sure you print out an endorsement form fill it out. Before mailing make copies of transcripts and be sure it has clinical and theory hours separate. You will need to also have paper stating you passed state board testing, certificate from school that you completed nursing course, and to be safe copy of pay stub, and copy of nurses license or certificate. Mail in money order for $50.00. Apply for jobs online before coming to Arizona and get your finger printing done out here. The address is Office of Long Term Care 1661 E. Cambelback Road Suite 195, Phoenix , AZ 85016, . You will need copy of birth certificate or pass port and $12 for finger printing. If you have that done it suppose to make matters much easier but it depends on Arizona State Board of Nursing . Wish you the best.

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Kat in Colorado Springs, Colorado

54 months ago

I would like to know if I can transfer my Colorado CNA license to Florida, or will I have to retake the test.

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jennifer in El Paso, Texas

53 months ago

JoAnn Parker said: I was certified and licensed in Florida as an CNA, but never worked their. I moved to Arizona and I am having trouble getting a job because they want me to retake the complete CNA course in their state. Is their away to transfer my license to Arizona even though I was never employed in Florida. Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated.

i got my cna cert in tucson az alls u have to do is provide them with the date and hours of ur cna completion and fill out this form u can dowload st www.az.cna.gov i dont remember what link but that is all u should need :)

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sayjack in Carson, California

52 months ago

i think if you have more hours of school from your state vs another state requires less you can transfer

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Margaret in Visalia, California

52 months ago

I had a question i moved to new jersey for 3months did my whole packet to transferred my cna licence got a letter saying it was approved and that i should be getting my cna license in a couple of weeks i never got it so i thought it never transferred i moved back to California then i get a phone call saying my cna license has been completely approved and in order for me to get it i have to go in person to sign for it but they are running a back ground check so i was wondering if once my license is transferred to new jersey could i still work in California or would i have to go through the whole process of transferring it back to California

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Bruce in Lenoir, North Carolina

52 months ago

I was a cna in Jersey and know for a fact you can work in new jersey six months without a cna license but you must be in class and certified in that time frame I dont know about california I think you can just take the skills and written exam in california before you can work and pass both test,

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collyv14@*****.*** in Bangor, Maine

52 months ago

I have had a Maine CNA license for 20 years and my husband and I are talking about moving to Florida. Can anyone tell me if Florida will accept my Maine CNA licence ?

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Desperate Benton Harbor, MI in Mishawaka, Indiana

52 months ago

What do i have to do to transfer my CNA license for Michigan to CNA license for Indiana. Wanting to eventually relocte to Indiana, but having problems getting employment in Indiana because my CNA license are for Michigan?

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Bruce in Lenoir, North Carolina

52 months ago

In most cases you have to retake the cna test written and skills before you can work. I think this is bull if your a cna in one state you should be able to work any state.

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Nakeisha in Bergenfield, New Jersey

49 months ago

I am from irvington and I am a home healht ai d was working as a home health aid for twoyears now and I want to move to atlanta GA. Can I tranfer my license.

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Mariah in Jeffersonville, Indiana

49 months ago

Hi yes I have a CNA here in Indiana, but I am about to move to Washington State because my fiance is based there. I haven't worked in Indiana as a CNA yet, but I just got certified in October. So is there anyway to transfer it there so that I can get a good job starting out? If so who all do I need to call and get ahold of to do this? I really dont want to lose my certification. Any help would be nice before I move there please.

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kjbuxton57 in Ringgold, Georgia

49 months ago

I am certified in the state of Tennessee and Georgia and would like to find out how to get certified in Oklahoma. anyone know?

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mackie in El Centro, California

47 months ago

I got my certifiation for NURSING AID back 2010 in philippines my question is Can i transfer that here in California?!!
thanks alots..

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herigon@*****.*** in Plano, Texas

47 months ago

My sister has a current CNA from Washington state and is interested in moving to TX. Does her CNA transfer?

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Amy Hill in Denver, Colorado

47 months ago

I have my CNA certificate from Florida and have now moved to Colorado. I still have an active certificate but I need to update my in-services. How do I transfer to Colorado and do in-services? Please

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tomdancer1013 in EAST MEADOW, New York

40 months ago

HELLO I AM A NYS CERTF. CNA FOR 29 YEARS I WANT TO MOVE TO S C
WHEN THEY GO TO MY CRIMINAL RECORD ALWAYS HAVE A PROBLEM I HAVE FEW DWI ALL IN NY WILL THERE BE A PROBLEM ME SWITCHING MY CNA LIC. TO S C
I HAVE NO RECORD IN S C OR ANY WHERE ELSE JUST BAD MISTAKE WHEN I WAS YOUNGER
I HAVE GREAT REF. AND AM A GREAT CNA JUST WANT TO RELOCATE PLEASE GET BACK TO ME THANK YOU

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tomdancer1013 in EAST MEADOW, New York

40 months ago

tomdancer1013 in EAST MEADOW, New York said: HELLO I AM A NYS CERTF. CNA FOR 29 YEARS I WANT TO MOVE TO S C
WHEN THEY GO TO MY CRIMINAL RECORD ALWAYS HAVE A PROBLEM I HAVE FEW DWI ALL IN NY WILL THERE BE A PROBLEM ME SWITCHING MY CNA LIC. TO S C
I HAVE NO RECORD IN S C OR ANY WHERE ELSE JUST BAD MISTAKE WHEN I WAS YOUNGER
I HAVE GREAT REF. AND AM A GREAT CNA JUST WANT TO RELOCATE PLEASE GET BACK TO ME THANK YOU

AND OVER 7, 20 AND 23 YEARS AGO THESE DWI I GOT , WAS BAD MISTAKE WHEN I WAS YOUNGER .. WILL THIS BE A PROBLEM ?

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YOYO255 in Fayetteville, Georgia

39 months ago

Do I have to take the CNA class back over If I let my license expire, or can I just take the test over.

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YOYO255 in Fayetteville, Georgia

39 months ago

Are you saying that I can just take the test.

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D Marshall in Elizabeth, West Virginia

39 months ago

If you already are Licensed, Certified, Registered or State Approved in your own State and want to move to another state, you will need to request reciprocity. This means that you are asking the new state to recognize the approval you received from your home state. Contact the State registry in your home state and request a "Application for Enrollment By Reciprocity". Ask them if you should send the completed form to them or to the state to which you are moving.

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sckellv in San Diego, California

38 months ago

I did at home health care for 3 years when I lived in South Carolina but never got my CNA license. I want get it now since I can't find a job here in California but at some point I will be going to SC for a while and hopefully working at my old job. If I got my CNA license in SC and I'm there for at least 6 months and come back to California would I have to take the test over?

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lnelson1230 in Murrieta, California

38 months ago

JoAnn Parker said: I was certified and licensed in Florida as an CNA , but never worked their. I moved to Arizona and I am having trouble getting a job because they want me to retake the complete CNA course in their state. Is their away to transfer my license to Arizona even though I was never employed in Florida. Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated.

Hello, how long have you had your CNA in Florida? If it has not expired yet you should be able to transfer. You will have to put up a fight with Arizona Nursing Board because they do give people a heard time.

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Mama in Auburn, Maine

37 months ago

collyv14@yahoo.com in Bangor, Maine said: I have had a Maine CNA license for 20 years and my husband and I are talking about moving to Florida. Can anyone tell me if Florida will accept my Maine CNA licence ?

Maine has the highest standards for the CNA program, so as long as it's active it should transfer with no problems. You have to fill out the form, pay the fee, get fingerprinted, then done deal!! I'm moving to GA in a few weeks and doing the same thing.

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spmove in Detroit, Michigan

36 months ago

has anyone went through the change over from mich to indiana? i am looking to move in feb 2014 and need to know how to transfer my c.n.a certification...if u been thru this plz let me know what i need to do...thank u

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Rams Heat in Seattle, Washington

36 months ago

Website link for CNA reciprocity in for all states in the United States:
cnatraininghelp.com/cna-certification/

WA State website for information regarding CNA Certification transfer:
cnatraininghelp.com/cna-certification/washington/

WA State CNA Cert Transfer form:
www.doh.wa.gov/portals/1/Documents/Pubs/667039.pdf

Contact information for the WA State Nursing Board in Olympia:
www.doh.wa.gov/AboutUs/ProgramsandServices/HealthSystemsQualityAssurance/ContactUs.aspx

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Leslie Whatley in Dalhart, Texas

35 months ago

i need to tranfer my texas cna to colorda

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Christy in Scottsville, Kentucky

32 months ago

I have a tennesse cna liscens.how do I swap them to colorodao

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me-12345 in atlanta, Georgia

32 months ago

HI I JUST RECIEVED MY LICENSE IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA IN JULY 2013 AND IM MOVING TO THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY DO I HAVE TO WORK FOR TWO YEARS IN ORDER TO GET THE TRANSFER

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Ctrejo in Ukiah, California

31 months ago

If my California cna is expired in have a certificate mailed to me by the state allowing me to do the exam with out redoing the cna course. My question is i have a active Texas cna license can I use my Texas cna to work in California til I pass the exam

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Whitney M in Florence, South Carolina

29 months ago

I have a CNA license registered in SC & would like to transfer them to NC. Do anyone know how long it would take to transfer them & can I keep my SC CNA license active in case I choose to move back SC?

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ravinderkaler19@*****.*** in Palatine, Illinois

28 months ago

I am certified nursing assistance in Illinois , I want to get certified from ca can I transferred my certificate in.without taking class or before go there.

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picosa_82@*****.*** in Colorado Springs, Colorado

28 months ago

I have a CNA license in NM n need to switch it over to CO, what is the process?

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oh4heavenssake in Fort Pierce, Florida

21 months ago

Joe in Rockville Centre, New York said: I was trained and certified in Chicago as a CNA . I recently moved to New York in hopes that I can find work out here since I was not having any luck in Chicago. I transferred my license to the state of New York but would like to keep my license active in Chicago in the case that I land work there and move back. Does anyone know if when you transfer a license does it still stay active in the state you were trained and certified in.

The license is transferrable however you will have to re-apply in the state you are looking to be a CNA in. In Illinois, www.idph.state.il.us/nar look for forms and applications for CNA

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Sammie in Salem, Massachusetts

14 months ago

I'm a new cna in Massachusetts but my fiancé and I want to move to another state. How can I do this do I take ani the state test? Transfered oover? Help me please

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London in Los Angeles, California

13 months ago

wild in Gonvick, Minnesota said: to keep your CNA license you need to work 8 hours for pay every 2 years.

You have to apply for a endorsement in their state go to there web site to get the application

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London in Los Angeles, California

13 months ago

Hi I'm a cna in California in trying to transfer my license to Arizona state but there asking for class in clinic hour but my school is permanently close do any one know a number I can call to get these thing are how do I go about getting this information please help (email me at Joelneisha.w@gmail.com) thank you it would be really helpful

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artanuewilliams in East Saint Louis, Illinois

11 months ago

Hi I have been a cna for some years Illinois. I want to know what i have to do so i can work in missouri.

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breannavanpelt in Munnsville, New York

8 months ago

I recently moved to NY from CT do i have to retest to switch my license over or can i just make the 50$ payment and be done?

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staceywesley in Tolleson, Arizona

6 months ago

I'm a CNA, I have a California state certificate what states am I allowed to work in with a California state certificate? please help.
my email is staceywesley40@gmail.com.

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CN2 in Plano, Texas

3 months ago

joannparker said: I was certified and licensed in Florida as an CNA , but never worked their. I moved to Arizona and I am having trouble getting a job because they want me to retake the complete CNA course in their state. Is their away to transfer my license to Arizona even though I was never employed in Florida. Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated.

Use this site to find out: www.cnalicense.org/transfer/

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Cf ..me in Mountain View, California

3 months ago

Since you did not practice cna..mist states require 6 consecutive months of cna before u can renew..or transfer...otherwise you will have to retake test.sorry!!

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Ray in Elizabeth, New Jersey

2 months ago

I was told New Jersey won't reciprocate NYC CNA license doesn't make sense New York it's 10,000 times more efficient and have better hospitals and more demand than nJ and we are so close they should reciprocate I don't see a reason why .
The shortage in nj of CNA it's big I've been offered several jobs but can't cause of my certification is for NYC

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Megan in Prospect, Kentucky

2 months ago

I plan on moving to Asheville north carlonia can you transfer your Kentucky cna license to north carlonia?

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