Nursing Assistant Certification Renewal is easier and quicker than ever...
Certified Nursing Assistants can now renew online. Please note that approval from your
supervising RN (Registered Nurse) is NO LONGER required.
Effective January 2, 2007, the two year renewal fee for all CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant) is $40.00
Note to Nursing Assistant Certification Renewal Applicants:
Effective July 1, 2010, Nursing Assistant Certification renewals will NO LONGER require approval from
your Supervising RN. Please register your renewal information on this WEB site, and we
will guide you through every step to complete your renewal application. It is important
to note that if your institution will be sponsoring/paying your renewal fee, you should notify your
supervising RN after you register your renewal information on this WEB site.
ALL NURSING ASSISTANTS EXPIRING ON NOVEMBER 28, 2016 (11/28/2016), DECEMBER 28, 2016 (12/28/2016) AND JANUARY 28, 2017 (1/28/2017) MUST COMPLETE A BACKGROUND CHECK IN ORDER TO RENEW.
You will be receiving or will have received this information in the mail. It is important that you use the information provided to you to ensure the speedy processing of your renewal. Please be sure to submit CHRC receipts either by email
(firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (410-358-3530), or mail to 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215, to the attention of Renewal Department.
Note to the Sponsor (previously called Approval) Institution:
Effective July 1, 2010, the Maryland Board of Nursing NO LONGER requires that the Supervising RN
review and approve the Nursing Assistant Certification for renewal. If you are sponsoring
(paying) for an applicant, you may use this WEB site to pay the Nursing Assistant Certification renewal fee
for the applicant. It is important to note that you will not be able to locate the applicant's
information and pay for his/her renewal fee if you log in to this WEB site before the applicant registers
his/her information. Please coordinate the timing with all of your sponsored applicants.