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This section relates to documents concerning the NMBI registration process. All nurses and midwives who practise in Ireland must by law be listed on the Register of Nurses and Midwives which is maintained by NMBI.

Overseas Applications

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Guide for Overseas Applicants

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IMPORTANT: After reading this guide, please visit our English Language Requirements page for changes to our language requirements, effective from April 2020.

Competence Assessment Tools

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Competence Assessment Tool for Nurses

(PDF 2.26MB)

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Competence Assessment Tool for Midwives

(PDF 1.47MB)



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