Additional Information

Contact Information:

Regional Testing Center (Southern California)
Address: 15744 Goldenwest Street
Building Forum I, Room 112a
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Phone: 714-895-8708
In Person Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

California Department Public Health (CDPH)
Address: MS 3301, P.O. Box 997416, Sacramento, CA 95899
Phone: 916-327-2445
Fax: 916-552-8785
All recent Nurse Assistant Training Graduates:  You must submit a completed initial nurse aide application/283b form [PDF] to CDPH directly by mail or online portal to be added to the Nurse Assistant Registry.  This form is normally sent to CDPH prior to completing the program to create a profile for you to help assist with processing your certification.  Please do not wait to send after you have passed the nurse assistant certification exam. 
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Contact CDPH to: 
Inquire about status of nurse assistant certification
Request approval as equivalency or if renewing certification
Request approval to take nurse assistant certification exam with equivalency training

Credentia (Testing Company)
Phone: 888-204-6186
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm (eastern time zone)
Contact Credentia to:
Obtain information regarding your Score report
Request a duplicate Score Report

Study Materials:

Candidate Handbook - Sample Written and Manuals Skills Check List (See Page 13) [PDF]

Additional Written Practice Exam [PDF]


CDPH 283B – Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Initial Application [PDF]

CDPH 283C -  Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA and/or Home Health Aide (HHA) Renewal Application [PDF]

CDPH 283E – Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Equivalency/Reciprocity Application [PDF]

CDPH 929 – Request for Name/Address Change and/or Duplicate for CNA/HHA/CHT Certificate [PDF]

Additional licensing and certification program forms

Challenging the CNA Exam:

Would you like to challenge the nurse assistant certification exam? 

Click on the link for qualifications and requirement

Feedback Form:

Please complete and submit a Feedback Form [PDF] 

Mail to the Regional Testing Center or via email to