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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The board continues to monitor and follow the evolving resources available with the best information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) found at:

If you have further questions please contact the MDH COVID-19 Hotline at 651-201-3920, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., or 

To support the reduction of transmission of COVID-19 while recognizing the importance of continued licensing processes, members of the board staff will attempt to meet your needs while practicing social distancing.  Board staff will be available to process requests via US Mail, email or fax. We ask that you contact the Board prior to any attempt to meet at the office in person.  Read More...

Assisted Living Director and Health Services Executive Rule Writing

The Health Services Executive and assisted living director (LALD) legislation was signed by Governor Tim Walz on May 29, 2019, will be effective July 1, 2021. Both licenses will be administered by the Minnesota Board of Executives for Long Term Care Services and Supports (BELTSS - name change will be effective July 1, 2020), which also licenses nursing home administrators.  Representatives from the Board and stakeholders are currently engaged in the rule-writing process to incorporate the new license types into State Rules.  

Office of Administrative Hearings Request for Comment - Health Services Executive

Online Services

The following processes occur through your Online Service Account:

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Apply for Licensure

To apply for an NHA license, complete the following steps

  • Apply online with a credit or debit card (register for an account below to apply)
  • Request a completed transcript sent directly from the college registrars office 
  • Submit a resume showing your employment history for the past ten years plus all employment (regardless of age) at any nursing facility. Include your practicum site and preceptor on your resume
  • Complete the criminal background check through the CBC office
  • All applicants must pass both the NAB and State Exams.
Additional items may be required of applicants with employment or licensure experience.  Visit the Applicants page for more details before submitting an application.

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Exam Information


PSI has made the decision to close their PSI owned and operated sites in the United States, starting March 21st through April 13th, 2020, out of a duty of care to their employees and in compliance with the variety of local/state regulations in place. Read More...

Attention Applicants: The State Exam fee will change to $100 beginning January 1, 2020.  All applications to sit for the exam received after January 1, 2020, must accompany the new fee.  

An application for licensure must be on file with the office to be eligible to sit for the exam.  Applications sent by fax or email will not be accepted. The Next State Exam is May 14, 2020.

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