Montana Nurse Aide Registry

  2401 Colonial Drive, 2nd Floor
PO Box 202953
Helena MT  59620-2953
Phone:(406) 444-4980 Fax:(406) 444-3456


Frequently Asked Questions


  Use the Online Verification to check your expiration date, expiration dates are the 15th or the last day of the month.


** Effective April 1, 2019 Certified Nurse Aide renewals and new certificates will be valid for 2 years and certificates will expire the last day of the month **

Nurse Aide Registry Applications

Nurse Aide Registry Applications

To start an Online Application using ePass, click here.

     If you have issues using the online system or your account is linked to another email address, you must complete a PDF application.


PDF Applications - completed applications must be emailed or mailed to the registry

Nurse Aide Registry Online Verification

CNA Online Verification Link


When searching by Personal or Business Name - select the radio button Search by Individual.

Nurse Aide Training Programs

Feeding Assistant Programs

Feeding Assistants in Long Term Care


The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has determined that paid feeding assistants may be used to supplement the services of certified nurse aides under certain conditions. States are required to approve the training programs for paid feeding assistants using Federal requirements as minimum standards. Feeding assistants must successfully complete a state approved training program to work under the supervision of a registered or licensed practical nurse.

Facilities interested in implementing a training program for paid feeding assistants will submit the training program curriculum, identified instructors and testing materials to the Certification Bureau via email to

The Bureau will review the facility's curriculum and notify the facility of the determination. Once the curriculum is approved, the facility may begin to training the paid feeding assistants, using the Feeding Assistant Skills Competency Checklist.

Verification of competency must be filed in the trainee's personnel or training file.

Feeding Assistant Skills Competency Checklist

Policy and Procedure for Checklist

Information and Resources

Information and Resources