Eligibility criteria

Before relocating to the UK, applicants must register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). The eligibility criteria differs according to whether you are applying as an EEA (European Economic Area) candidate or a non-EEA candidate.

Please check the requirements below to see if you are eligible to apply for a role with My Healthcare Recruit as a non-EEA recruit.

If you are at all unsure about whether you qualify, please contact us at [email protected]

Non-EEA Applicants
Education required 10 years of school education

Post-secondary education programme leading to registration in home country as an entry-level registered nurse/ midwife (must be entirely focused on nursing – medical qualifications are not acceptable)

NMC Registration requirements Applicants will be asked to provide evidence of all practice undertaken as a registered nurse or midwife including verification documents and registration certificates.

You will also need to provide comprehensive references, in addition to a criminal record check and health assessment.

English language requirements IELTS Academic Level 7 pass or OET Level B pass
Pre-requisite qualifications for the branch of practice you would like to enter:

Please note most of our applicants apply as Adult/ general nurses.

The 4 branches of nursing recognised by the NMC are:

  • Adult/ general nursing
  • Mental health nursing
  • Learning disabilities
  • Children’s nursing

If you would like to check if you are eligible for a specific branch of nursing, please check the relevant reference document: Non-EEA trained nurses

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