CNA License Reciprocity in Colorado

To ensure a smooth transition as you consider working as a travel CNA in Colorado or moving to Colorado, understanding CNA reciprocity in the state is crucial. This process allows you to transfer your out-of-state CNA license to Colorado seamlessly. In the following, we’ll explain the specific requirements and steps for an out-of-state CNA license transfer to Colorado, enabling you to navigate the license reciprocity process with ease.

Transferring your license to Colorado using reciprocity requires you to already have a CNA license in another state. If you’re looking to register your first CNA certification on the Colorado Registry, read our page about how to get on the Colorado CNA Registry.

CNA license reciprocity in Colorado


Amount: $5




Online application: Yes. Link to online application here.
Form: No

How to

Online application: Fill in the online application and follow the instructions online.

  1. Create an account
  2. Submit payment of the required application fee via credit card. All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  3. Provide information regarding all other healthcare licenses held anywhere other than Colorado.
  4. Upload verification of your CNA license in another state.
  5. Answer general and criminal history screening questions and upload supporting documentation.
  6. Complete the Healthcare Professions Profile, including uploading supporting documentation.

For support, email or call 303-894-7800.

Employer input required?


Current state input required?


Methods of filing

Online application only

Information last updated in

March 2024

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