The Council's policy on change of name is as follows:
1 Change of name is allowed for married women only and this applies to change in surname only.
2 Addition or change of other names is not acceptable
3 Change of names for males is not acceptable
4 Only three consistent names in full will be acceptable for all Nursing and Midwifery Council Nigeria records.
Requirements for change of name:
1 Handwritten application for change of name
2 Photocopies of certificates of registration
3 Photocopy of Marriage Certificate or detailed sworn affidavit of marriage
4 Photocopy of newspaper publication in a national daily (full page)
5 Original teller of payment of prescribed fees of N5,000 only into Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria; First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Account Number: 2014179152.
If divorced: Divorce papers.
For widows: Death Certificate
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