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Please choose one of the following:
I have been certified in another state.
I am applying for certification for the first time
I am already certified as a CNA in Virginia and want to obtain Advanced Nurse Aide Certification
I want to be reinstated as a CNA and/or Advanced CNA
Click the "Apply Now" button below to proceed to the online application for Advanced Nurse Aide Certification.
Applications for reinstatement will need to be mailed to:
Virginia Board of NursingPerimeter Center 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300 Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463
You May Qualify for CNA by Examination
You will need to visit the Credentia website and schedule the Virginia Nurse Aide Competency Test ("State Board").
You May Qualify for CNA by Endorsement
Click the "Apply Now" button below to proceed with the online application process for CNA by Endorsement (tested and certified in another state).
Virginia Board of NursingJay P. Douglas, MSM, RN, CSAC, FRE, Executive DirectorCynthia M. Swineford, MSN, RN, CNE, President