Restoration Fees Waived to Enable Qualified Nurses and Midwives Return to Work
Fees normally charged to return to the Irish Register of Nurses and Midwives have been waived for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency.
Guidelines for Restoring to the Register of Nurses and Midwives:
- A Restoration Form must be completed if you have: voluntarily removed your name from the register/were removed from the register for non-payment of fees up to and including 2019, and wish to restore to the Register of Nurses and Midwives.
- A registrant who had worked only in Ireland can be restored within days.
- If the applicant has worked as a nurse or midwife while abroad they will need to get official confirmation from the regulatory authority in each of the counties they worked in, confirming that there were no difficulties while they were there. NMBI requests this in the interests of public safety.
- If the nurse or midwife worked in multiple countries this could lengthen the process. NMBI is however working with international regulatory authorities in an effort to expedite the process for those who worked abroad.
Further details can be found on the NMBI website.