Part of each background check for caregivers should include verification of licensing status. This includes Certified Nurses Aides / CNAs. For your convenience, the following is a list of the Nurses Aides Registries in each of the 50 states, alphabetically. By clicking on “Online NAR” link listed under each respective state you will be taken to the state’s registry to verify the license status of NAs. In addition, Abuse Registries are listed for the states that currently have them. Please note: All links are valid at the time of publishing. If you should find a link that’s out dated, please let us know and we’ll update it accordingly.
AL Certified Nurse Aide Registry AL Department of Public Health Division of Health Care Facilities The RSA Tower, Suite 600 201 Monroe Street Montgomery, AL 36104 Phone: 334-206-5169 Fax: 334-206-5219 Online NAR
AK Nurse Aide Registry AK Department of Commerce, Community & Economic Development Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing Board of Nursing 550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1500 Anchorage, AK 99501-3567 Phone: 907-269-8169 Fax: 907-269.8196 Online NAR Online Abuse Registry