REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION





















Requirements for Registration – Certificate and Diploma

Once you have your examination results you can contact the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council on unmcouncil@yahoo.com anytime +256 (0) 704 - 483 559 or +256 (0) 312 - 290 327 Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00 only, to book for interview. Please give your name, cadre, training school, examination number and date of qualification.

NB: The Council will not respond to any other enquiries made to this number.

On the day of interview you need to report early in the morning and will need to bring the following original documents:

  • Identity Card from the Secondary School – the school stamp must be clear and touching the photograph; otherwise to be accompanied by a letter from the school which confirms your attendance at the school, including a photograph of you with the school stamp touching the photograph. If your school does not have a centre get a recommendation letter from the school clearly confirming this and the centre you were sent to.
    NB: For those who did their ‘O’ level in the 1970s or earlier and no longer have their identity card should get a recommendation letter from the school as above.
  • Pass Slip and Certificate of ‘O’ level; if you no longer have them, then get a verification letter from UNEB in Ntinda.
    NB: For those who did not study to ‘O’ level get a letter from the school clearly showing that you stopped in S3, S2 etc
  • Identity Card from the Nurse Training School – ensure it has the school stamp.
  • Examination Card with stamp.
  • Result Slip from Uganda Nurses and Midwifery Examination Board (UNMEB).
  • Training School Testimonial Clearly Showing the Results
  • Practicum Book and.
    • For Comprehensive Nurses – Assessment Tools and Midwifery Cases.
    • For Midwives - Domiciliary Case Books and File of Midwifery Cases.
    • For Nurses – Record Books.
    • For Registered Nurses doing Diploma Course – Record Book and 5 Midwifery Cases.
  • For extensors - All previous Nursing and Midwifery Certificates and Renewal Receipts.
  • Enough money.
    •   10,000/=      For photographs for Certificate and Professional ID.
    • 100,000/=      Registration fee or US $ 100 for Non Ugandans.
    •   50,000/=      Additional Diploma fee for RCN or US $ 50 for Non Ugandans.
    •   12,500/=      Professional ID Card.
    •     1,000/=     Continuing Education Diary.
    •     3,000/=      Professional Code of Conduct
    •     6,500/=      Nurses Act (1996)
    •   12,500/=      Midwifery Handbook

If you do not have all the documents above you will not be interviewed on the day you booked.

NB: Please ensure you know the names of your Village, Parish, County and District

Temporary Registration for Internship

To begin working using a nursing or midwifery title that has not been recognised by the Council is in breach of The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Act, 1996 and is a criminal offence. If your first nursing/midwifery academic course was at degree level you will need to undertake a period of internship prior to admission to the roll or register. During your internship you need temporary registration:

At accounts:

  • Show examination results
  • Show student ID card
  • Show O & A level certificate
  • Pay 50,000/= or US $ 50 for Non Ugandans

Photocopy – from kiosk near boda-boda stage:

  • Examination results
  • Student ID card
  • O & A level certificate
  • Receipt for temporary registration
  • Internship letter

At registry:

  • Complete temporary registration application form
  • Give in photocopies
  • Give in 2 x black and white passport photographs.

Return after 1 week to collect the temporary certificate brining:

  • Original receipt.
  • Student ID card.

Registration of a New Qualification

Once you have passed the academic and practical requirements of a nursing or midwifery course you need to have this recognised by the Council before you can start to practice using this qualification. To begin working using a nursing or midwifery title that has not been recognised by the Council is in breach of The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Act, 1996 and is a criminal offence.

Certificate and Diploma Level Study

If your academic course was at certificate or diploma level you will need to attend an interview at the Council prior to admission to the roll or register – see section 7 & 8.

Degree Level Study

If your academic course was at degree level you will need to undertake a period of internship prior to admission to the roll or register – see section 9 & 10.

Late Registration

If you delay more than two years in registering your qualification a surcharge of 50% will be levied.