Are you looking for how to apply for Professional Update form, well!! This article is for you. In this article I’ll show you step by step on how to fill Professional update form for nurses and Midwives

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria is a parastatal of the Federal Government of Nigeria established by Act Cap. No143 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

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The Council is the only regulatory body for all cadres of Nurses and Midwives in Nigeria.


The primary objectives of Council are to ensure high quality of Nursing and Midwifery education in Nigeria, maintain high standard of professional practice and enforce discipline within the profession.

Broadly, the functions are related to those of designing, implementing and evaluating various Nursing educational programmes, of indexing, examination, monitoring standards of Nursing practice in the Country, registration, certification and licensure of professional Nurses.


Professional update form

Professional Update Form Instructions

All categories of Nurses/Midwives are to complete and submit their online Professional Update Form(PUF)

Only one form should be completed by an individual Nurse/Midwife. Multiple forms are not allowed

Names must be in FULL

All Information Provided MUST be accurate.

All registered Nurses/Midwives must provide registration number(s) for all professional qualification(s) registered with Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria

Registration number(s) MUST be alphanumeric while entering the data e.g. RN1234 or RM1234 (no dot, no space).

All registered Nurses/Midwives must provide their PIN as it appears on their licence except for Basic Midwives and Psychiatric Nurses with single professional qualification only.

Employment record must be current and accurate.

It would be assumed that Nurses/Midwives who do not complete this form are not registered with Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

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Abdullahi Suleiman a Certified Registered Nurse based in Nigeria, an Entrepreneur and Also a Blogger, passionate about Community Development and Cosmetic Nursing

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