Table of Contents
- 1 How do I renew my CNA license after it expires?
- 2 What happens if you let your CNA license expire?
- 3 How do I get recertified as a CNA?
- 4 How can I renew my CNA license online?
- 5 Can a revoked CNA license be reinstated?
- 6 How do I retake my CNA skills exam?
- 7 How do I renew my professional license?
- 8 Do you have to take the CNA course again?
- 9 What happens if my CNA certification has expired?
How do I renew my CNA license after it expires?
If your certified nursing assistant license has expired and you are outside of the grace period, you must contact your state department of health or board of nursing and request an application for a new license.
What happens if you let your CNA license expire?
For reinstating your license after recent expiration, you will likely need to pay an additional late fee. In other words, you will need to apply for a new license, pass a background check, and pass the CNA certification exam. In some states, you may be required to retake training courses.
How do I get recertified as a CNA?
Steps to Renew Your CNA Certification
- Step 1: Find Out the Prerequisites.
- Step 2: Obtain and Complete the Renewal Form.
- Step 3: Submit to a Criminal Background Check.
- Step 4: Provide Proof You’ve Met Continuing Education Requirements.
- Step 5: Check Your Renewal Status.
- How to Verify Your CNA License’s Expiration Date.
How long do you have to renew your CNA license after it expires in Oklahoma?
To renew your CMA certification you must complete an 8 hour Continuing Education Update(CEU) during the year of your certification or within one (1) year after your expiration date. If your certification has been expired for (1) year or longer you will be required to apply to Retest.
How do you keep CNA license active without working?
Take a competency evaluation test if you did not work. If your state offers this option, you are eligible if your license has not been expired for more than two years. The board will reactivate your license after you pass the evaluation.
How can I renew my CNA license online?
- Go to www.flhealthsource.gov and click the “Renew A License” button.
- Enter your Personal Identifying Information (PII), then click the Login button.
- Confirm or update your MQA Services Account email address, then click the “Continue” button.
- You are now in the Dashboard.
Can a revoked CNA license be reinstated?
If you need your license reinstated because it was revoked due to complaints of abuse or negligence, you will need to contact your state’s nursing board or licensing authority. This will be to determine if you are eligible to have your CNA license reinstated and the steps you will need to take to clear your reputation.
How do I retake my CNA skills exam?
If you fail both the written and skills sections, you will be allowed to retake both areas. If you are unsuccessful after three attempts, you will need to retrain at a state approved CNA program and then restart the testing process after training.
How long is CNA certificate good for?
Your active status on your state’s CNA registry lasts for two years; then you’ll have to renew your certification. To retain active status, federal regulations require that CNAs work at least eight hours every two-year period in a paid position in which they provide services consistent with the role of a CNA.
How many hours do I have to work to keep my CNA license?
Federal regulation requires that an individual work at least eight (8) hours, for pay, in the provision of nursing services without a two (2) year break to remain active. If your registry status shows inactive we do not have your employment history.
How do I renew my professional license?
- Complete the process of primary source verification (PSV) for required documents (experience, valid license and good standing)
- Fill, link and submit application online.
- Pay required fees.
- DHA review.
- In case of approval, registration is restored to full registration.
Do you have to take the CNA course again?
Do I have to retake the CNA course all over again or do I just take the CNA exam? If your nursing assistant certification has expired you most likely have to retake and pass the CNA exam although some states require retraining as well.
What happens if my CNA certification has expired?
If your nursing assistant certification has expired you most likely have to retake and pass the CNA exam although some states require retraining as well. Federal regulation requires that an individual work at least eight hours, for pay, in the provision of nursing services without a two year break to remain active.
What to do if a nursing assistant certification has been revoked?
Contact your state department of health or board of nursing to request an application for a new CNA license, if you live in a state that does not offer a grace period. If your state has a grace period, request a CNA renewal application. In many cases, these applications can be downloaded from the agency’s website. 2
What are the requirements for renewing a CNA license?
Federal regulation requires that an individual work at least eight hours, for pay, in the provision of nursing services without a two year break to remain active. Please note that renewal requirements may differ from state to state and may change over time and that some states make a distinction between inactive and expired CNA licenses.