District of Columbia - Home Health Aide

Welcome Home Health Aide Test Takers in District of Columbia!

Below you’ll find important information and links to help you with the next steps toward your Home Health Aide certification.

To speak with a call center agent, please dial (877) 833-4542


Announcement (Effective January 31st, 2022)

ATTENTION: If you previously had an online Pearson VUE account, please see instructions below on how to access your new Credentia CNA365 Account under "Attention Pearson VUE System Users!"

Announcement (Effective January 31st, 2022)

Training programs please scroll down to the "Training Program Materials" in the Resources section below for information on how to use CNA365 to purchase vouchers, approve candidates for testing, add new training program users and reset your password.

Steps to Register for the Home Health Aide Exam


Complete training program

Student must complete the state-approved home health aide training program.


Review Candidate Handbook

Your Candidate Handbook is your handy guide to answer all the questions you have about submitting an application, scheduling, taking an exam, getting score results, and much more.


Create Your CNA365 Account

Create an account with our online CNA365 system to register for testing by clicking the "Sign Up" link on the login page. You will need to submit an application for testing in order to register for exams.

We highly recommend that you read the Registration Quick Reference Guide with detailed instructions on how to register online for your exam BEFORE you begin the registration process.


Attention Pearson VUE System Users!

If you previously had an online Pearson VUE account to register for examinations, you'll need to create a new CNA365 online account with Credentia. Click here to login and then click the "Sign Up" link on the login page.

When you create a new CNA365 account, all of the data from your old Pearson VUE online account will carry over to your new Credentia CNA365 account.

Online Exams

Take your written exam conveniently from home or work through Credentia online proctoring!

A live proctor will monitor you through the webcam on your workstation to provide a secure exam experience.

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District of Columbia Home Health Aide Registration and Scheduling Services

Contact Credentia to:

  • Check exam scheduling date and/or status

  • Find test sites and availability

  • Schedule, reschedule or cancel an examination

  • Ask questions about online registration

  • Obtain information regarding your score report

  • Obtain information regarding your examination

Contact Information:
(877) 833-4542
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. EST
Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

Contact Information:
(877) 672-2174
899 North Capitol Street, NE
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20002
Website: http://dchealth.dc.gov/bon
Email: bon.dc@dc.gov