The Articles will provide you with a comprehensive guide on how to apply for change of name Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria which is the only regulatory body for all Nurses and Midwives in Nigeria.
They are responsible for “ensuring high quality of Nursing and Midwifery education in Nigeria, maintain a high standard of professional practice and enforce discipline within the profession”.
The NMCN offers the following services on their official website related to the above statement in no particular order;
- Renewal of License
- Professional Update Form
- Re-issuance Of Lost License
- Foreign Verification Of Certificate
- Change of Name
- Change Of School
- Foreign Trained Nurses Registration
- Unclaimed Certificate/license
- Nurse Educator Or Administrator Registration
- Fees and Charges and so on.
The Articles will provide you with the ultimate guide How to do Your Change of Name in the Council’s Records
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How To Apply For Change Of Name With Nmcn
The Council’s policy on change of name is as follows:
Change of name is allowed for married women only and this applies to change in surname only.
Addition or change of other names is not acceptable
Change of names for males is not acceptable
Only three consistent names in full will be acceptable for all Nursing and Midwifery Council Nigeria records.
Requirements for change of name:
Handwritten application for change of name
Photocopies of certificates of registration
Photocopy of Marriage Certificate or detailed sworn affidavit of marriage
Photocopy of newspaper publication in a national daily (full page)
Original teller of payment of prescribed fees of N5,000 only into Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria; First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Account Number: 2014179152.
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If divorced: Divorce papers.
For widows: Death Certificate
Click the link below to access the NMCN portal