Northern Regional Testing Center

The NRTC is permanently closed as of October 31, 2022.

Beginning on November 1, 2022 all CNA candidates wanting to schedule their certification tests in the northern region will need to register through the Northern California Credentia website. Each candidate will need to complete and pay for their registration using the following online process. All candidates will:

  • Create a CNA365© account by accessing
  • Submit an electronic application through CNA365© including uploading their CDPH283B or CDPH932 form
  • Submit payment for their test(s) using a credit card or debit card 
  • Select testing date from available testing sites
  • Email confirmation will be sent automatically through the CNA365© system (email address is required)

Email questions to CDPH at [email protected] or call (916) 327-2445 or email Credentia at [email protected] or call (888) 204-6186.