How to Authenticate Your Foreign Nursing Degree for NUC and Nursing Council Approval

The Federal Ministry of education is responsible for authenticating foreign degrees for Nursing registration and participation in NYSC scheme.


For NMCN registration,you will need to write a letter to FME for your certificate to be recognized. You write a request letter asking them to authenticate your institution in order to be able to process ur licence and you will have to attach a copy of your certificate If your school is on the list of school that the ministry have on it list, your certificate will be endorsed immediately and a certification letter will be given to you.


If your school is not on the list, the ministry will write to the ministry of education in d country where you graduated from to confirm the accreditation status of the said institution.


The letter should be addressed to the honorable minister of education and you will have to submit it by hand.



Nursing and Midwifery Council Address:


NMCN, Plot 713, Cadastral zone Life Camp, Gwarinpa, Abuja Foreign trained Nurses registration section



NYSC, Plot 416, Tigris crescent, off Aguiyi Ironsi str, Maitam, Abuja.

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