Register as a nurse or midwife if you trained outside the UK

Everything you need to know about joining the register as a nurse or midwife in the United Kingdom

Changes in light of coronavirus (Covid-19)

Check our Covid-19: Information for overseas candidates for updates on the changes we're making to support overseas candidates with their registration.

From the 22 December 2021, we have reopened the temporary register for overseas trained nurses as they work towards joining our permanent register. Find out more.

Check you are ready to register

Get a personalised checklist of the evidence you will need to provide in your application.

Get your pre-application checklist

Find out how to join the register

Read our step by step guide on the application process to find out what you need to do

Read the guide