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PCA Certification

Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) Individualized PCA Certification

Minnesota statute requires all PCAs to take and pass a certification test. The online course and test is free. PCAs must register with DHS before taking the certification test at:

Please call the DHS client help line with any questions you may have about the training at (651) 431-4300 or email

Once the PCA has passed the training, please fax a copy of the certification to our Human Resources Department at fax (651)369-2908 or email and contact them to send out an application for the PCA at (651) 235-7828.

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