CNA License Reciprocity in Pennsylvania

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

CNA license reciprocity in Pennsylvania


Amount: $0
Details: Free of charge




Online application: Yes, link to online application here
Form: No

How to

Fill in the online application: Follow the instructions of this handbook

  1. Create an account on CNA365
  2. Once you have verified your email and logged in, click on “Registry” and then “Reciprocity Request”
  3. Click on each section to enter the required information and upload your current license from your home state
  4. When you have completed all sections, click on the “Submit” button
  5. You can then verify the status of your application by clicking on “Registry”, “Request” and then “View form”
  6. You will receive a CNA365 alert email once your reciprocity application has been approved

Employer input required?


Current state input required?


Methods of filing

Online application: Yes
Email: No
Fax: No
Mail: No

Support contact

Call: Credentia at 1-800-852-0518

Information last updated in

November 2023

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