Are you a member of the nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria and your license has expired or about to expire? Then this had been written for you, it will show you how to renew the Nigerian council of nursing and midwifery.
As we already know, the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria License Renewal is the only legal, administrative, corporate and statutory body charged with the performance of specific functions on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria in order to ensure the delivery of safe and effective Nursing and Midwifery care to the public through quality education and best practices.
The Council is mandated by Law to regulate the standards of Nursing and Midwifery Education and Practice in Nigeria and to review such standards from time to time to meet the changing health needs of the society.
The primary objectives of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria are to ensure high quality of Nursing and Midwifery education in Nigeria, maintain high standard of professional nursing and midwifery practice and enforce discipline within the profession.
The Council has its headquarters in Abuja with Zonal Offices in Sokoto, Kaduna, Bauchi, Enugu, PortHarcourt and Lagos.
How To Renew The Nigerian Nursing And Midwifery Council License
The license is due for renewal after every 3 years and according to the law, no nurse is allowed to practice without a license.
This means when your license expires, you need to renew it before you continue practice. This makes it a must to renew if you must continue working.
To renew your license, take the requirements below to the closest zonal office of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria and make your intentions known.
Document Requirements for License Renewal
- Completed Licensing form.
- Expired license
- Two (2) recent identical coloured passport photographs with white background.
- Photocopy of certificate of attendance for Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme (MCPDP).
- Photocopies of certificates of registration.
- Original evidence of Payment of N10,500 for renewal and penalty of N5,250 for each year of default on Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria’s platform through REMITA (TSA).