Home Health Nigerian Lady shares guidelines on how to become a registered Nurse in the UK

Nigerian Lady shares guidelines on how to become a registered Nurse in the UK

by Nwani Chisom
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Oyogist.com has learnt that a Nigerian lady, Identified as @Justbimbola has shared step by step guidelines on how to apply for and become a registered nurse in the United Kingdom.

While captioning the post, she wrote;

“So many nurses have been asking me about migration to the UK. Trust me, it’s really worth it. I compiled this sometimes back and I just updated it. If you are aspiring to migrate to the UK as a nurse or you know a Nigerian nurse who might need this, kindly share.


1) Get an international passport 2) Take a test of English – IELTS or OET ▫️IELTS (75-79k)- Minimum of Listening-7.0, Writing- 6.5, Reading- 7.0, Speaking- 7.0 and Overall – 7.0.▫️OET (about £333)Minimum of Reading- B, Writing- C+, Listening- B, Speaking- B.

3) Open an account with NMC UK ▪️Fill in the required information, upload your international passport, certificate/notification and IELTS/OET result (optional at this point) and pay £140.

4) You’ll get a personalized NMC portal for progress monitoring.▪️ Pay #17,500 via remitta (bank or online). Send the evidence of payment, photocopies of your notification/certificate, birth certificate, license and a letter of request for verification and good standing (you must include your CRM number, this CRM number is in the mail gotten after paying £140) to NMCN office Abuja.

5) Wait to be verified and get an authorization to test email from Pearsonvue. Book the CBT by buying a voucher HERE After passing, fill the final form by NMC UK, upload details of a medical regulator, police clearance, notification/certificate and IELTS/OET.

6. Start looking for a UK job via agency or directly- tracjobs.com for nhs or for carehomes.

7. Get a job and certificate of sponsorship from your employer (necessary for visa application), book visa (you need tuberculosis test- about 59k & police clearance), book flight- 160-500k. Read the job offer letter well to know what your employer will pay for directly/refund here.

She finally urged all intending applicants to prepare for OSCE, take the exam and wait for your pin (license) by NMC UK.” Prior pin, you’ll be on Band 3/4, post pin, you’ll be a Band 5 nurse and that sums it!” She concluded.

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