Below are detailed instructions for every document you need to send.

But generally, it’s vital that all signatures match across your documents. So, please don’t sign your documents until we’ve approved everything for submission. This way, you can sign them all at once.

Table 1

Mandatory documents – all routes Original language English Translation required
An application form (must be fully completed, signed and dated) Yes
A declaration of good health and character form. This form must be completed by your competent nursing/midwifery registration/regulatory authority Yes
An employment reference form. This form must be fully completed signed and dated Yes
A certified copy of your passport or national identity card Yes
A certified copy of your diploma(s) relevant to your application *(Irish trained applicants, please see below) Yes
A certified copy of a police clearance certificate issued in your country of training and any other country where you have resided for more than six months (the certificates must not be older than 6 months on receipt by the NMC) Yes Yes
£110 application fee (see NMC application instructions) Yes Yes
Marriage certificate or name change certificate (if required) Yes Yes

Table 2

Mandatory documents – acquired route Original language English Translation required
Mandatory documents as per table 1
A certificate of professional status in line with article 23(1) of EU Directive 2005/36/EC **Polish and Romanian applicants, please see below Yes

Table 3

Mandatory documents – general system route Original language English Translation required
Mandatory documents as per table 1
An academic transcript of training that includes an hourly breakdown of your theoretical and practical/clinical training Yes
Certificate of current professional status verifying the academic level of your training in line with article 11 of EU Directive 2005/36/EC Yes
*Irish applicants must provide their An Bord Altranais registration certificate Yes
** Polish and Romanian applicants please refer to Appendix A

Top Tip: Wherever a signature is required please ensure they match