The Nigerian Government through the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, NMCN, on Wednesday, announced a revised guidelines and requirements for applicants seeking for verification of certificate to foreign nursing boards/council.
The Council now mandates that eligible applicants must have a minimum of two years post qualification experience from the date of issuance of permanent practicing licence.
This is even as the Council said applicants must have an active practicing licence with a minimum of six months to expiration date, adding that application with provisional licence shall be rejected outrightly.
This was contained in a revised guidelines for verification of certificate(s) with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, NMCN, signed the Registrar/Secretary General of NMCN, Dr. Faruk Umar Abubakar.
According to the revised guidelines, Council shall also request a letter of good standing from the Chief Executive Officer of applicant’s place(s) of work and the last nursing training institution attended.
Apart from the above requirements, NMCN now require applicants to have an active practicing licence with a minimum of six months to expiration date.