Get an overview of each part of the test and when you may need to take it.
Test of Competence
We use the Test of Competence (ToC) to assess the skills and knowledge of people applying to join our register from overseas or rejoin our register after a long period away from practice.
Transitioning to the new Test of Competence
We launched a new version of Test of Competence for nurses and midwives on 2 August 2021.
Learn more about the changes and read our transition information to check which version of the test you need to take.