Joining, staying on or leaving the register

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Search the register

Look up the registration status of any nurse or midwife in the UK

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Employer confirmations

Employer confirmations allows employers to search for multiple registrants and obtain additional information.

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NMC Online

Managing your registration online

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Joining the register

How to join our register

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Staying on the register

How to renew your registration and update your details

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Leaving the register

This page has information on how to inform us if you wish to leave the register, retire from the register or tell us if a nurse or midwife has passed away.

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Returning to the register

How to return to the register after a break or lapse in registration

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Guidance for employers

How employers should check registration

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Working outside the UK

When a nurse or midwife wants to practise outside the UK, the licencing authority in that country may require us to verify their UK registration status. 

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Registrations customer service

Timescales we'll try to meet and how our staff will act

Did you know...

  • £24.00

    The amount UK tax payers can get relief on fee.

What nurses and midwives will need to do to revalidate

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