CNA License Reciprocity in Georgia

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

Transferring your license to Georgia 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 Georgia Registry, read our page about how to get on the Georgia CNA Registry.

CNA license reciprocity in Georgia


Amount: $0
Details: Free of charge




Online application: Yes, use the following online form
Form: Yes, use the following application form

How to

Fill in the form: Use one of the two above linked forms. Fill in your details, attach the required documents and submit either online or by mail.

Employer input required?

No, but you will be required to provide information about your current or most recent employer.

Current state input required?

The Georgia Nurse Aide Registry will verify the Nurse Aide license on the online portal of the current state. If no online verification is possible, the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry will contact the current state to get confirmation.

Methods of filing

Mail: Yes, to Alliant Health Solutions, Georgia Nurse Aide Registry PO Box 105753 Atlanta, GA 30348
Online: Yes
Email: No
Fax: No

Other requirements

Must be in good standing
Approval on register is subject to:

  1. Nurse Aide must be currently listed on another state’s Nurse Aide Registry with an active status and without discipline/encumbered status on file.
  2. Nurse Aide must have no pending or substantiated findings of patient abuse, neglect, or misappropriation of resident/patient property recorded on another state’s Nurse Aide Registry.
  3. Nurse Aide must have a valid, government-issued social security card with the name matching the individual’s registry listing in the state noted in #1 above.
  4. Nurse Aide must have been employed as a Certified Nurse Aide for at least eight (8) hours, for pay, under registered nurse supervision within the past two years of submitting the required information to Georgia.

If Georgia address is not provided at time of placement on the Georgia registry a certification card will not be mailed out. Once you move to Georgia, call the nurse aide registry at 678-527-3010 or 800-414-4358 to provide a Georgia address and a certification card will be requested to the correct address. Verification status can be printed via the web site at

Information last updated in

April 2024

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