How To Get NMBI Decision Letter: Completely DIY

This article will let you know the steps leading to how to get nmbi decision letter and other processes involved in immigrating to Ireland as a Nurse.

For Nurses who want to work in Ireland and don’t know how to get started. NMBI grades you as a group 3 if you obtained your nursing qualification outside EU/EEA.

NMBI Requirements For Nurses

You must have your nursing qualification and must have passed your IELTS.

Categories of International Nurses

Group 3A: You belong to Group A if this applies to you. “I have a nursing qualification and have not taken the English language test.” This includes IELTS /OET.

ACTION: Book your IELTS /OET Test and sit for the test.
Target Results: For IELTS :Aim for 7 in any 3 component and 6.5 in any component.
For OET :Aim for a ‘B’ (350-400)in any 3 component and a +C (300-340) in any component. Without the required result you can not register with NMBI (Nursing and midwifery board Ireland).

Group 3AB: You belong to Group AB if this applies to you. “I have a nursing qualification and I have taken the IELTS /OET test but have not met the required standard .”

Action : Re-book your IELTS /OET Test and re-sit for the test.
Target Results: For IELTS :Aim for 7 in any 3 component and 6.5 in any component.
For OET :Aim for a ‘B’ (350-400)in any 3 component and a +C (300-340) in any component. Without the required result you can not register with NMBI (Nursing and midwifery board Ireland)

Group 3B: You belong to Group B if this applies to you. “I have a nursing qualification, I have taken the IELTS /OET Test and PASSED. I have met the required standard .”

ACTION 1: Commence your application for registration with NMBI. (https://www.nmbi.ie/Registration) follow the oversea registration route

ACTION 2: Commence your registration with us. Once you have your decision letter, we will help you with the rest of the immigration journeyFollowteps below to register with us.

Complete ClickNurse registration form with link below

https://form.jotform.com/ClickNurse/overseanurses-registration-form

Please, have the following documents ready to upload.

· Nursing Qualification

· Identification document

· Evidence of your practice licence

· Your Updated CV

· Valid IELTS /OET Test results.

· Send us your NMBI decision letter /eligibility letter as soon as you receive it
If you are having challenges uploading the documents, please email them to overseanurses@clicknurse.eu

Group 3C: You belong to Group C if this applies to you. “I have a nursing qualification, I have received my decision letter from NMBI /Awaiting decision letter from NMBI”.

ACTION 1: Commence your registration with ClickNurse, for job/clinical adaptation placements. Follow the steps below to register with ClickNurse,

Commence your registration with ClickNurse. Follow the steps below to register with ClickNurse,

https://form.jotform.com/ClickNurse/overseanurses-registration-form

Please, have the following documents ready to upload for application.

· Nursing Qualification

· Identification document

· Evidence of your practice licence

· Your Updated CV

· Valid IELTS /OET Test results.

· Valid NMBI decision letter /eligibility letter
If you are having challenges uploading the documents, please let us know.

While getting a decision letter is completely DIY, quit a number of successful NMBI applicants would suggest, candidates to go through an agency since this would be a faster process. NMBI uses regular postage to send the application pack, so it may take quite some time to arrive in Nigeria if you don’t have an Ireland-based agency.

Frequently Asked Questions


A) What type of license do I need to work as a Nurse in Ireland.


All registered professional nurses can apply to be included on the Irish register of nurses. As long as you meet the requirements and are registered with the appropriate registration Authority in your own country, there should be no reason why you cannot register in Ireland.

https://www.nmbi.ie/Registration

NMBI ADDRESS
Nursing And Midwifery Board Of Ireland (NMBI)
18/20 Carysfort Avenue,
Blackrock,
Co Dublin, A94 R299
Ireland

T: +353-1-639 8500
Fax: +353-1-639 8595

Overseas Application Request Fee (first time applicant) is € 350

Overseas Registration Fee (if deemed eligible to join the Register) is € 145

a)Some foreign trained nurses will need to complete an adaptation course.

The Irish nursing Board will decide this. The assessment of the adaptation period shall represent, in the case of a nurse, achievement of Nursing And Midwifery Board Of Ireland ‘Competencies for entry to the Register’. In relation to periods of adaptation the Director of Nursing/Midwifery of the approved hospital of institution shall furnish to Nursing And Midwifery Board Of Ireland a report on each Applicant for Registration who has completed a period of adaptation in that institution and any clinical site attached thereto.


b)Do I Need An English Language Test?


You need to take the IELTS test for Ireland unless you received your nursing education in Australia, Canada, Ireland, NZ or UK. We would recommend enrolling on an English language course as soon as possible. We can also introduce you to English language schools which can help improve your English. You can check your English levels here for a quick, on-line test: Cambridge University English language test http://www.englishjet.com/english_courses_files/test_level.asp

English is the primary language in Ireland. English language competence is required at a level that supports communication and enables you to practice nursing safely and effectively in Ireland. Therefore, proof of English language competence in cases where English is not the first language or primary language of expression is required. You will need to provide evidence of competence through achievement of an overall band score of 7 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Test. This score may be achieved from a combination score of the four modules; reading, writing, speaking and listening.

IELTS Academic Test: minimum scores
7 in any 3 component and 6.5 in any component.
As part of the application for Registration you will need to arrange to have a Test Report Form issued by IELTS, and submitted directly to Nursing And Midwifery Board Of Ireland by the test centre where you undertook the test.

Only Test Report Forms that have been forwarded by the test centre directly to Nursing And Midwifery Board Of Ireland will be accepted. The test must have been undertaken no more than two years prior to the date of application or you must provide evidence of having worked as a full-time nurse in an English-speaking environment since having completed the test. This will be assessed on an individual basis.

B)WHAT VISA REQUIREMENTS DO I NEED TO WORK IN IRELAND AS A NURSE.

To obtain a visa to work as a nurse in Ireland, the following is required:

Atypical Working Scheme Approval Letter
NMBI Decision Letter
Temporary NMBI Certificate
RCSI Exam Booking Confirmation (if candidate is taking the RCSI Aptitude Test instead of Nurses Adaptation)
Employment Contract from the Hospital

C) WHAT IS THE STANDARD WORKING WEEK IN IRELAND?


The working week in Ireland is normally 39 hours in the health sector. Minimum annual leave is 4 working weeks per year, however, many employers give a few days more than this. There are 9 public holidays per year.

If you are not sure of where to start your immigration journey, send us a mail: elearnpro1@gmail.com.

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