How To Renew Nursing And Midwifery Council Of Nigeria License -Having a nursing license is as important as having your expired license renewed. It is criminal and illegal to practice with an expired license. In this post, we will outline the requirements and the procedures of renewing your expired nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria license.
The primary purpose of nurse licensure is to grant permission to practice as a nurse after verifying the applicant has met minimal competencies to safely perform nursing activities within nursing’s scope of practice. Licensure is necessary when the regulated activities are complex, require specialized knowledge and skill and independent decision making
How To Renew Nursing And Midwifery Council Of Nigeria License
To renew your nursing license, please note the following documents are required.
- Your expired license
- Your completed Licensing form.
- Two (2) recent identical coloured passport photographs in white background.
- Photocopies of certificates of registration.
- Photocopies of certificate of attendance for Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme (MCPDP).
- 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).
How To Renew
- Make a payment of N10,500 into the Nursing and Midwifery Council using the Remita platform.
- Afterwards, gather all the listed documents above and approach any zonal office of the Nursing & Midwifery council.
- They will review your documents and then issue you the new license after verifying the documents.
→ It would cost you N10,500 to renew your license every three years. You are to make payment using the remita platform. There is also an additional fine of N5,250 for defaulters who defaults any year in renewing your licence.
Functions Of Nursing & Midwifery Council Of Nigeria
» Accreditation of all training institutions, facilities and clinical practice areas that have been designated for the education of all categories of Nurses and Midwives in Nigeria.
» To conduct and promote research in the vital areas of Nursing and Midwifery.
» To conduct professional examinations for all categories of Nurses and Midwives in Nigeria.
» Also, to conduct registration interviews for Nurses and Midwives trained outside Nigeria (abroad) intending to practice in the country.
» To establishing cooperation with recognized bodies who are interested in conducting new schemes for Basic and Post Basic Education of Nurses and Midwives such as the NUC and the WHO.
» Determining and maintaining the right standard of knowledge and competencies in Nursing and Midwifery Education and Practice in Nigeria.
» To develop and review periodically, the various curricula utilized for the education of all categories of Nurses and Midwives in the country.
» To keep record by maintaining a valid register of all persons qualified to practice the discipline of Nursing and Midwifery in Nigeria.
» Also, to issue, update and renew professional practicing licenses every three years to all cadres of qualified Nurses and Midwives.
» To issue professional certificates to all cadres of Nurses and Midwives at the end of their training.
» To maintain the required discipline of members within the Nursing and Midwifery profession in Nigeria via the Nurses and Midwives Tribunal. Also, to organize and conduct mandatory continuing professional and educational development programmes for all cadres of Nurses and Midwives.
» To prosecute illegal training Institutions as it deems fit.
» To revoke or restore Professional Certificates to its members where necessary.
You can now Renew Nursing And Midwifery Council Of Nigeria License with the above procedures we have listed above.