CNA certification by Endorsement means that you have graduated from an approved nursing assistant program, taken the state nursing assistant exam, and have been granted CNA certification by another state. If you wish to apply for CNA certification in Arizona, you will need to complete the CNA Endorsement application.

Applications & Forms

Applications and forms to apply for Certification by Endorsement can be found on the Applications & Forms page.

Questions About the Application Process

Many questions about the application process can be answered by visiting the CNA Certification by Endorsement FAQ section of our website. If you still have questions after reading the FAQs, then please submit your question using the form found on our Contact page.

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Statement of locations where all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing will be posted.

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02(A)(1)(a), the Arizona State Board of Nursing will post all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing Meetings and any of its committees and subcommittees on the Board's website at Notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting.