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Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. A trusted guide.

NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL OF NIGERIA.

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. What Do They Do?

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) is a medical professional body that covers and overseas all levels of nursing and midwifery practice in Nigeria.

The body has the sole legal, corporate and administrative responsibility of ensuring that the nursery and midwifery profession adhere to strict guidelines and safety procedures for the health and general wellbeing of the public.

NMCN was established in 1979 under Decree No. 89, 1979 Nursing and Midwifery act. Cap. N143 and is auctioned by the constitution to enforce standardization for nursing and midwifery practitioners.

While the council’s headquarters is sited in the FCT, it has other Zonal offices in other major cities across Nigeria to include Lagos, Port-Harcourt, Kaduna, Sokoto, Enugu, and Bauchi.

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Portal

NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL OF NIGERIA.

The official portal of the Nursing and Midwifery Council is: www.nmcn.gov.ng

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Registration

There are two types of registration when it comes to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. There is the basic registration and the post-basic registration.

Basic Registration

This is for nurses and midwives who have certificates in Nursing/Midwifery and have passed the Final Professional Qualifying Examination of the NMCN.

Registration Requirements

  • Application forms are usually sent to various Nursing institutions to be filled accurately by applicants.
  • Surname change are only permitted for females on marital grounds
  • Forms are to be filled, stamped and signed appropriately by respective Heads of Department.
  • Applicants are to attach 6 clear and recently-taken coloured passports on a white background.
  • A non-refundable fee of N34,375 is required to made through Remita at any bank of your choice.
  • After which the packaged documents of all applicants are to be submitted by a school representation to the Registrar of The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • Late registration attracts a penalty of N13,000 for students and N62,000 for the school.

Post-Basic Registration

This is for nurses and midwives who have certificates in Nursing/Midwifery and have passed through the Post-Basic Nursing specialty.

Registration Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a letter of ID from the training institution addressed to the Registrar of the NMCN.
  • Certificate from institution of training.
  • Photocopy of certificate of any other qualification
  • Photocopy of previous registrations with the NMCN.
  • The current licence.
  • Transcripts from school for those with Post Graduate Diploma, Nursing BSc or Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSc).
  • A non-refundable fee of N48, 875.00 for Midwives/ Psychiatric Nurses is required to made through Remita at any bank of your choice.
  • A non-refundable fee of N44, 500 for other Post Basic Nurses is also required to made out through Remita at any bank.
  • After which the packaged documents of all applicants are to be submitted by a school representation to the Registrar of The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • Late registration attracts a penalty of N13,000 for students and N62,000 for the school.

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Professional Update Form

NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL OF NIGERIA.

For full information on the Professional Update Form (PUF) from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, please visit: https://portal.nmcn.gov.ng/nurses/add

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Past Question

To get past questions for the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, please visit the link below to download a PDF document:

https://stcharlesedu.com/2019/12/nursing-midwifery-council-nigeria-nmcn-past-questions-papers-pdf-download-professional-examination.html

NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL OF NIGERIA.

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria License Renewal. Obtaining the License Renewal Form.

The Licensing unit of the NMCN is charged with the renewal/updating of licenses of nurses and midwives registered under the Council, practicing in and outside Nigeria.

The license renewal is contained under section 5 of the Amended Decree 54 of 1988 which states in clear terms that “No Nurse shall be allowed to practice or continue to practice in any year except such a Nurse has paid Licensing fees as prescribed by the Council”.

The cost of renewal is N10,500 for every three years. Failure to renew on time attracts a penalty fee of N5,250 for every defaulting year.

License Renewal Requirements

  • Copy of expired License
  • Properly filled License renewal form
  • Two recently-taken passports (coloured, and against a white background)
  • A photocopy of the certificate of attendance from the Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme (MCPDP).
  • An authentic evidence proving license renewal payment and penalty fee (where applicable)

To get license renewal form, please visit: https://www.nmcn.gov.ng/forms.html

You can also read about the FCT/Abuja school of nursing here.

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