Renewal of professional licence for registered nurses is done every three (3) years. Nurses are expected to renew their licences after the expiration period with the sum of N10,500. After the 3 months period of grace, the applicant is expected to pay addition of N5,250 as penalty. Each year after the expiration of licence attracts 5250.
PROCESS FOR RENEWAL OF LICENCE
Requirements for renewal application
➢Continuing Nursing Education Programme:
These are Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme (MCPDP) and other Continuing Education Programme approved by Council. For renewal application, 6 credit units (CEU) of continuing education programme are required out of which 3CEU must be MCPDP and 3CEU from other approved educational programme e.g. NANNM, WACN,WCEA, etc. NOTE: 3CEU of any approved continuing education programme is acceptable for now due to the issue of the pandemic.
For renewal application with World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA) programme, 30 contact hours is required. You are to upload the course summary report using the link below to download the course summary from WCEA website. https://cpd.wcea.education/trainingTracker
Exemption for continuing education programme:
✓ Applicant running a full time programme in any approved institution
✓ Applicant who has completed full time program in approved institution
Certificate or Statement of result within 12 months of completion of full time programme
➢Certificate: Certificates of all professional qualifications from Council or Notification of Registration must be attached.
➢Payment : Payment must be made through Remita using the RRR code generated in the course of the application
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