Reciprocity is a method of transferring your nurse aide registration from one state to another state.
Reciprocity to Kentucky
If you have an active status in another state, submit:
- Full Name (First, Middle, and Last)
- Telephone Number
- Mailing Address
- Social Security Number
- Date of Birth
- Name of State Currently Certified In
- Certification/Registration Number
- Copies of Social Security Card, Driver's License and State Certification
Send information to KNAR:
Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry
312 Whittington Pkwy, Ste 300-A
Louisville, KY 40222-5172
If you do not have an active status in another state:
You must take an approved training course and the competency evaluation in Kentucky. Contact the Department for Medicaid Services for more information.
For a complete list of approved training providers, contact Vicki Barber, Cabinet For Health and Family Services, at 502-564-6890.
The Testing Procedures Manual and Study Guide contains a complete list of KCTCS nurse aide testing and training coordinators on pages 3-4. KCTCS is the sole provider of nurse aide testing.
Reciprocity To Another State
To transfer from the Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry to another state, the nurse aide will need to contact the state to which you are transferring. For a complete listing of address and phone numbers, see State Nurse Aide Registries.