General license to practice

It is issued to regulate nurses and midwives who intend to practice in Uganda

  • Purpose: It is issued to regulate nurses and midwives who intend to practice in Uganda
  • Application Fees: Nil
  • License Fee: (a) Ugandans 150,000 Ugx <br>(b) Non Ugandans 200 USD
  • Maximum Processing Time: 1 Month
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  • Validity: 3 Years
  • Contact Office: <a href="">Nurses and Midwives Council</a>
  • Renewal Fee: (a) Ugandans 150,000 Ugx;(b) Non Ugandans 200 USD
  • License Type: License
  • Legal Basis: Nurses and Midwives Act, Cap 274
  • <ul><li>Examination card with stamp.</li><li>For comprehensive nurses – Assessment tools and midwifery cases.</li><li>For extensors – All previous nursing and midwifery certificates and renewal receipts.</li><li>For midwives – Domiciliary case books and file of midwifery cases.</li><li>For nurses – Record books.</li><li>For registered nurses doing diploma course – Record book and 5 midwifery cases.</li><li>Identity card from the nurse training school – ensure it has the school stamp.</li><li>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 center get a recommendation letter from the school clearly confirming this and the center you were sent to.</li><li>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.</li><li>Pass slip and certificate of ‘O’ level; if you no longer have them, then get a verification letter from Uganda National Examinations Board (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…</li><li>Practicum book.</li><li>Result slip from Uganda Nurses and Midwifery Examination Board (UNMEB).</li><li>Training school testimonial clearly showing the results.</li></ul>