If you are a certified nursing assistant in Georgia, you must have a current and valid license in order to work in the state. Your license is your proof that you have met the requirements set forth by the state of Georgia and that you are authorized to work as a CNA.
If you need help with verifying the status of your CNA license, or you need help with finding your license number, this page can help. Here you will find information on how to lookup and verify your CNA license in Georgia, as well as how to contact the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry if you need assistance.
How to verify a Georgia CNA license number
To verify a Georgia CNA license number, you can visit the Georgia Medicaid Management Information System’s (GAMMIS) CNA search portal, located here. Enter your CNA certification number and click the search button.
The search will provide information on the original certification date, the expiration date, the status of the CNA license, the reciprocity state, and any adverse findings associated with the license.
If you would prefer to contact the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry by phone to verify a license number, they can be reached at 678-527-3010.
How to lookup a Georgia CNA license number
Looking up a Georgia CNA license number for an individual is a similar process to verifying a CNA license. You will also visit the GAMMIS CNA search portal. Instead of entering the certification number, you will enter as much information as possible including the first and last name, middle initial, and social security number – then click the search button.
If you are having trouble finding a license number, try switching the results from “Active” to “Inactive”. If you are still having difficulty finding a CNA license number or verifying a license status, you can contact the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry for assistance at 678-527-3010.
Why are CNA license numbers important?
A CNA license number is important because it is the only way to verify that an individual has met the requirements to work as a certified nursing assistant in Georgia. The license number can be used to lookup an individual’s certification status, original certification date, and expiration date.
It is important to have your CNA license number readily available when you are job searching or when an employer asks for it. Employers will use your license number to verify your certification status and to ensure that you are authorized to work as a CNA in the state of Georgia.
What do I do if my information is not listed on the GAMMIS CNA search portal?
If your information is not appearing on the GAMMIS CNA search portal, it is possible that your license has expired or that there is an error with the registry.
If you believe there is an error with your listing, you can contact the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry for assistance at 678-527-3010.
For more information on renewing your license, transferring to a different state, and more, visit our page on the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry.