STEP BY STEP PROCESS OF BECOMING A UNITED KINGDOM REGISTERED NURSE (UKRN)

  • Get an international passport

  • 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.

  • Open an account with NMC UK via online.nmc-UK.org. Fill in the required information, upload your international passport, certificate/notification and IELTS/OET result (optional at this point) and pay £140. 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.
    Wait to be verified and get an authorization to test email from Pearsonvue. Book the CBT by buying a voucher via mindhub.co.uk
    After passing, fill the final form by NMC UK, upload details of a medical regulator, police clearance, notification/certificate and IELTS/OET
    Start looking for a UK job via agency or directly- tracjobs/ nhs.job/indeed.co.uk for nhs or carehome.co.uk for carehomes
    Pay £153 to NMC UK for registration.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.

In the UK, 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!

diaryofaUKRN
Courtesy: @JustBimbola

Saw this somewhere and I hope it will help the community

Rahola007
Olamide Raheem
  • 29 Jan

This is interesting