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Membership Renewal

Procedure for renewal of registration with the council

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Renewal of Registration

Renewal of registration is a process where nursing and midwifery personnel renews his/her licence to practice by paying a fee at the current prevailing rate for the following year during any time of the current year up to 31st December with the grace period from 1st January to 31st March of the following year.

Maintenance of Registration Status

All nursing and midwifery personnel are expected to maintain their registration status with the council through payment of fees once every year. This is a legal requirement as outlined in the Nurses and Midwives Act no. 16 of 1995 section 30.

Payment Methods

In-Person Payment

When paying fees in person, follow these steps:

  • Visit the cashier’s office
  • Provide full names, address, and registration numbers for identification
  • If a receipt is brought, retrieve the card to verify name, address, and registration status
  • Submit the card and money to the cashier for receipting
  • Update address or name if necessary
    Receive a receipt

Payment by Post

When paying fees by post, follow these steps:

  • Record the receipt from the post office in the registration and investigation department’s register book
  • The secretary stamps and signs the receipt for collection of money at the post office
  • The secretary records the received amount in the remittance book, including the date of receipt, receipt number, amount, name of sender, signature of secretary, and signature of receiver from accounts

Payment through Nurse Manager

When the fees are paid through the nurse manager, who handles a group of nursing and midwifery personnel for a particular facility, follow these steps:

  • The receiving cashier verifies the amount, names, and registration numbers with the person who brought the money
  • Ensure that a receipt is given to the person who brought the money
  • If a list has been submitted through a council member, the written receipts should be counterchecked by the particular officer before posting

Payment through Nurses and Midwives Council Bank Account

When the renewal fee is paid through the Nurses and Midwives Council bank account, follow these steps:

  • Advise the sender on the branch where the account is held and the account number
  • The sender should submit a receipt used for processing the deposit, indicating their address, full name, registration number(s), and the purpose of the money for registration with the council

Registrar’s Responsibilities

The registrar, through the registration officer, has the following responsibilities:

Maintaining and Updating Registration Status

Maintain and update the registration status of all nursing and midwifery personnel in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives Act

Issuing Receipts

Ensure that nursing and midwifery personnel who have paid their registration fees for renewal in person or by post are issued with a receipt
Account for the money received

Updating Registration Records

Update the registration card and the electronic register of nursing and midwifery personnel who have renewed their registration accordingly

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