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How to Register in Nigeria as a Foreign Trained Nurse

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How to Register in Nigeria as a Foreign Trained Nurse

Unread post by Naijanurse » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:25 pm

It is mandatory that graduates of foreign nursing schools register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) and obtain licence to practice prior to their professional practice in Nigeria. The registration process is as follows:

Applicants licensed in country of training.
  • Original Teller of Payment of non-refundable application fee of N6,000.00 into Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria account (First Bank of Nigeria, Account No: 2014179152).
    Complete registration/licencing application forms with five (5) passport photographs on a white background.
    Complete verification of registration/licensure form and send same to foreign Nurses' Registration Board/Authority who will in turn send it directly to the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria. Please collect the form from Registration Officers at any NMCN office.
  • It is applicant's responsibility to ensure that verification are completed and returned in good time to the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
    Also request your foreign Nurses Registration Board/Authority to send a letter of good standing directly to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
    Request foreign institution(s) to send official academic transcripts of all nursing courses directly to the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
    It is the applicant's responsibility to arrange and pay all necessary transcripts fees as may be required by the foreign University/College.
    Sit a pre-registration Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria's Examination. Date and time of the examination will be communicated to applicant in due Course.
Only successful applicant will proceed to steps 7-9
  • 7) Undergo a minimum of 3 months orientation Programme in an approved institution.
    Applicants will be advised appropriately in due course.
    Obtain end of orientation Report.
    8) Payment of Council's prescribed fee for registration.
    9) Schedule officer enters the relevant details of the applicant into the appropriate register and assign registration number (same as in basic or postbasic).
Applicants NOT licensed in the Country of Training.
  • 1) Original Teller of Payment of non-refundable application fee of N6,000.00 into Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria account (First Bank of Nigeria, Account No: 2014179152).
    2) Complete registration/licencing application forms with five (5) identical coloured passport photographs with white background.
    3) Request foreign training institution(s) to send official academic transcripts of all nursing courses directly to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
    4) Undergo a minimum of one (1) year training in an accredited Nursing training institution in Nigeria (period of training is determined after evaluation of the academic transcript).
    5) Sit Council's final qualifying examination.
    6) Payment of Council's prescribed fees for registration, if successful in the Council's examination.
    7) Schedule officer enters the relevant details in the result list and the appropriate Register and assign Registration number.
    8) Applicant is issued the notification of registration


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Re: How to Register in Nigeria as a Foreign Trained Nurse

Unread post by Naijanurse » Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:15 pm

RE - ISSUANCE OF LOST NOTIFICATION OF REGISTRATION.
  • 1. Hand Written Application.
    2. Letter of Identification from Training School in the School's Letter Headed Paper, stamped and signed by the Principal.
    3. Letter of Identification from the Nursing Officer in Charge of the Hospital/Health Centre/Clinic where applicant is presently employed (for Nurses trained outside Nigeria).
    4. Original Sworn Court Affidavit.
    5. Original Police Report.
    6. Photocopy of the Lost Notification letter.
    7. Original teller of non refundable payment of Five Thousand Naira (N5,000) only into Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Account Number: 2014179152
    8. Two recent identical coloured Passport sized Photographs.
Note: There is no guarantee that document will be re-issued on supply of above listed items. The Registration Officer shall assess the situation and use her discretion to re-issue Notification whe
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Re: How to Register in Nigeria as a Foreign Trained Nurse

Unread post by Kunle Emmanuel » Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:03 pm

Registration For Foreign Trained Nurses In Nigeria

Nurses who are trained in foreign countries and wish to be registered as a Nurses licenced to practice with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, please find below steps you need to take. :

It is mandatory that Graduates of Foreign Nursing Institutions register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria to obtain a Licence to Practice in Nigeria

There are Two (2) types of registration for foreign trained nurses:
- Those That Registered In Their Country Of Training
- Those That Did Not Register In Their Country Of Training

This process may take minimum of six (6) months and maximum of eighteen (18) months The registration and licensing process can be facilitated by taking the following steps:

1. Pay a non-refundable examination fee of N45,500 into the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria through REMITA in any bank

2. Compleate registration/licencing certificate application forms with six (6) coloured passport photographs on a white background

3. Complete verification of registration/licencing certificate forms and send to Foreign Nursing Registration Board Authority who will in turn send it directly to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria

4. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the verification forms are completed and returned in good time to the council

5. Alos request Foreing Nursing Registration Board Authority to send a letter of good standing directly to the nursing and midwifery council of nigeria

6. Request foreing institutions to send official Academic Transcript of all nursing cources directly to the NMCN

7. It is the applicants responsibility to arrange and pay all necessary transcript fees as may be required by the foreing university college

8. Request the federal ministry and education in Nigeria to authenticate the institutions which you attended and certificates

9. Sit a pre-registration NMCN examinaton

10. Undergo a minimum of 3 months orientation programe in an approved institution

11. Payment of current registratio licensing fee if end of orientation report is satisfactory

12. Registration and issuance of notification of registration licence

13. Applicants must posses a minimum of five (5) credits in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics in not more than two sittings in WACE/SSCE or GCE or NECO

- Orientation Programme For Foriengn Trained Nurses
The objective of the orientation programme is to get applicants equiped with nursingworldnigeria practices in Nigeria. The duration of the orientation for the applicant will be determined by his/her performance in the written exams and interview

- Duration of Orientation Are Listed Below
Three Months
Six Months
Twelve Months
Eighteen Months
Twenty four Months
Full training (3 years)

- On Countries That Run Nursing Programmes Like Sudan, Republic Of Niger, Republic Of Benin and Other Francophone Countries

Applicants must posses a minimum of five (5) credits in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics in not more than two sittings in WACE/SSCE or GCE or NECO

Applicants who are citizens of Republic of Benin, Niger and other francophone countries should provide clearance from Immigration, Nigerian Police and Directorate of State Security Services

Applicants are to present evidence of residence permit for the period of study in the country of training

Letter of identification from the school indicating the duration of training

Evidence of stamped international passport for exit and entry into the country of training

The programme must not be online or part time

Applicants who are citizens of francophone countries must present evidence of english language proficiency

Applicants must obtain Indexing Number from the council before the commencement of the programme

Applicants must undergo 18months training in an approved school of Nursing in Nigeria and must sit for the councils professional examination.

Payment of current registration and licensing fee if applicant is successful in the councils professional examination
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Re: How to Register in Nigeria as a Foreign Trained Nurse

Unread post by MsAries » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:08 pm

Hello, I would like to know. A US trained LPN (licensed practical nurse) is equivalent to what in the Nigerian standard? I'm thinking of moving back to nigeria as an LPN. I would like to know what the requirements would be for me.

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