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ARF Removals Process Update

Home News Latest News ARF Removals Process Update
March 08, 2019

We wish to advise you that we are now preparing the administrative process for removal of names from the Register.

Annual Retention Fees for 2019 were due on or before 31 December 2018, and final reminder letters were issued on 23 January 2019.
The facility to pay the ARF online through My Account and the NMBI Payments Line (1890 200 116) will close on 14 March 2019 at 5.30 p.m.   
Removals of names from the Register 

  • The Board will consider the removal of the names of those registrants who had not paid the 2019 ARF on 20 March 2019 in accordance with Section 77 of the Nurses and Midwives Act 2011.

  • The Minister for Health, the Health Service Executive and any known employer will be notified of removals from the Register shortly thereafter.

  • Once a name has been removed from the Register, the status changes on the Register to “unregistered”. A letter is sent by NMBI to inform the Registrant of the change of status.The registration status can be checked on Check the Register.

  • ​Please be advised that it is an offence to practise nursing/midwifery if not registered with NMBI. 

Restoration Process
Following the removal of a name for non-payment of the ARF, the process to restore a name to the Register  in accordance with Section 78 is as follows:

  1. A Restoration Form can be downloaded here.

  2. A completed form and relevant documents are sent to NMBI.

  3. The Restoration Fee of €250 and the €100 ARF are paid (section E of the Form).

  4. It takes approximately 10-15 working days to process a completed restoration request.

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