By | July 20, 2017

NMC Licensing Examination Registration For 2021

Overview Of NMC Licensing Examination Registration

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has enabled the registration portal for 2021 Licensing Examination . See Details Below;

NMC Registration Requirements 2021

The Registration Directorate registers Nurse Assistants, Nurses and Midwives who have completed their nursing and midwifery education in accredited institutions and were successful in the Licensing examination.

Registration with N&MC assures the public, employers and colleagues that a nurse or midwife:

Has the qualifications needed to practice

Has not had his or her name removed from the Register for misconduct

Is working in a regulated profession

Registered Nurses and Midwives practice independently and in collaboration with other health professionals, perform general nursing and midwifery functions, and supervise Nurse Assistants and others.

Registered nurses and midwives use knowledge and judgment to:

assess health needs

provide care

Advise and support people to manage their health.

Nurse Assistants are healthcare providers who have undergone two- year training in Health Assistant Clinical or Community Health Nursing programmes. They provide healthcare to patients or clients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Midwife.


Upon passing the Council’s licensing examination, a Nurse Assistant, Nurse or Midwife is required to go through the following procedure to be registered to practice legally in the country:

Go to the Council’s Regional Office (the Region in which your institution of training is located).

Present your Results Slip (Letter from the Council indicating that you have passed the licensing examination). You will be required to complete a Registration Form and pay a non-refundable Registration Fee.

You will be issued with:

A Log Book for rotation.

Provisional License and Code for National Service registration.

After completing the Rotation/National Service, you would be required to return the Log Book and Provisional License to the Regional Office where you registered and await your PIN and Certificate of Registration.

The Council issues Professional Identification Numbers (PIN) to Nurses and Midwives upon completion of the Registration process.  Nurse Assistants are also issued with Auxiliary Identification Number (AIN) after registration.

NMC Registration of Foreign-Trained Nurses and Midwives (Permanent):

Foreign-trained Nurse Assistants, Nurses and Midwives who wish to practise in the country would be required to pass a Licensing Examination and satisfy other requirements before they are registered.

1. Transcript of training
2. Three (3) passport-sized photographs
3. A copy of Birth Certificate
4. Photocopies of Professional Certificates (original copy to be presented for inspection)
5. Marriage certificate where applicable
6. Two (2) testimonials from previous/current employers where you have practiced for at least one year
7. Copy of last appointment letter
8. Verification of registration from the original Council/Board.
9. Copy of certificate of proficiency in English from approved school of languages.
Upon fulfilling all eligibility requirements, applicants are required to sit for a written examination. The fee for the examination is …..? The amount is subject to review from time to time. The examination is organized twice a year that is, June and December.

After the written examination successful candidates will:
1. Complete Registration Forms and pay a fee of $ 125 or its Ghana cedi equivalent to the Council.
2. Undergo a three- month practical orientation programme in a Teaching, Regional or any hospital accredited by the Council.
3. Be registered to practice based on satisfactory performance during the practical orientation programme.
A provisional license for newly qualified foreign trained Nurses and Midwives would attract a fee of $ 125 or its Ghana cedi equivalent.

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