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Site Closures:

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South Carolina Nurse Aide

Important Message Regarding Vendor Change:

As Pearson VUE makes changes to our Nurse Aide business we recognize there are questions our various stakeholders may have about these changes. Please click on the links below to find information and contact details if you have questions.

Frequently asked questions:

Please review the PDFs in the links below BEFORE you “Schedule a Test.” Visit the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services page to schedule an exam.

Important Information
The application & scheduling process is now online. More information.

Register for your next exam, find test information, or download handbooks/applications/forms from this page.

Registry Services

  • New Information Regarding the Registry
  • Search Nurse Aide Registry
  • Registry Renewal Instructions
    To renew your South Carolina Nurse Aide certification, you must complete an online South Carolina Nurse Aide Registry Renewal Form. Click on the following link and then click on “Up for Renewal but never logged in?” to complete the form:
    South Carolina Nurse Aide Credential Manager
  • Reciprocity Instructions
    To be added to the South Carolina Nurse Aide Registry by way of Reciprocity, you must complete an online application and provide proof of having completed a minimum of 100 hours of nurse aide training and your current certification information. Click on the following link and "Create an Account". Then complete the South Carolina Reciprocity Application.
    South Carolina Nurse Aide Credential Manager

Last updated 2017-09-01