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Welcome Test Takers in Southern California!


Announcement (Effective July 8th, 2024)

If you have passed both parts of the NNAAP Examination, your score results will be reported to CDPH and your name will be placed on the California Nurse Assistant Registry.

Please allow up to 60 days for the results to appear on the California Nurse Assistant Registry and to receive your certificate from CDPH. If you have any questions regarding your certificate or listing, please contact CDPH at (916) 327-2445.

Announcement (Effective August 29th, 2023)

Notice to All Recent Nurse Aide Training Graduates
You must submit a completed Initial Application FORM 283B directly to CDPH by mail or Portal to be added to the Nurse Aide Registry. Please do not wait until after you’ve passed your exams to submit these forms for processing. Submit these forms upon Training Program completion. Please see resources below for more information.



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Credentia Services

Contact Credentia to:

  • Obtain information regarding your Score Report

  • Request a duplicate Score Report

  • Call 888-204-6249

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SOUTHERN REGION - California NNAAP® Registration and Scheduling Services

Contact Information:
Regional Testing Center Golden West College
(714) 895-8708
Fax: (714) 895-8994
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST
15744 Golden West Street Forum I, Room 112A
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Southern Region covers the area from Oxnard, CA to the Mexican border


California of Public Heath (CDPH)

Contact California of Public Health (CDPH) to:

  • Obtain information regarding requirements for initial licensing

  • Change your current address or name after testing

  • Obtain information regarding reciprocity

  • Obtain additional information

Contact Information:
(916) 327-2445
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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