Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Approves 64,000 PUFs For Online Renewal

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The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria has recently announced that about 64,000 submissions have been after the professional update Forms (PUF) online registration was done. This was made known at the just concluded International Nurses week in Abuja. Council representative who made this disclosure during the presentation of council’s achievements thus far noted that out of the over 200,000 nurses registered in Nigeria, only about 96,000 completed the professional update Form and out of these juse 64,000 were approved.

He however noted that those whose PUF have been approved are those who will benefit from the online license renewal when it begins by July 1st, 2019.

This was following the breaking news this week that the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria is to begin online renewal of license from 1st of July, 2019. The online license renewal expected to begin in July is for only Nurses and Midwives who participated in the last Professional Update Form and whose PUF have been accepted.

The Council having finalized the technical aspect of the online license renewal process will begin the deployment of resources to its offices nationwide to begin the process.

It was also gathered that when the process fully kicks off, license renewal, payment and uploading of necessary documents is to be done 100% online

Equally the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria has decentralized collection of renewed license. The renewed license can be collected at Teaching Hospitals, Federal Medical Centres, State NANNM offices, office of state directors of Nursing services, nearest schools of Nursing among others

For more information visit the council website:

Or email:

Or call:

08150837365 – licensing unit

09059524752 – ICT Unit

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Updated: May 12, 2019 — 4:42 pm

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