Evidence of qualifications France
This page outlines the possible routes to registration with the NMC if you trained in France
France. National Order of Nurses. Date of accession to the EU: 25 March 1957
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Ordre National des Infirmiers
63 rue Sainte Anne
Tel: +33 01 71 93 84 50
Diplôme d'Etat d'infirmier(ère)
Requesting an application pack
The NMC will charge £110 for evaluation of your application pack. This fee has been set at £110, and has been calculated to cover the administration costs of the application process.
Information for nurses and midwives who trained in an EU or EEA member state.
Route to registration under Automatic Recognition for adult nurses only
To be eligible for registration through this route you must hold one of the qualifications listed above under ‘Qualification leading to Automatic Recognition’ in the table above. You must have started this qualification after the date France implemented the EU standards for general nurses (29 June 1979).
Route to registration under Acquired Rights for adult nurses only
If your training started before 29 June 1979, to be eligible for registration through this route, we require a certificate from the competent authority listed above which must confirm you have effectively and lawfully been engaged in nursing practice for at least three consecutive years during the last five years. The certificate must state it was awarded to you in accordance with article 23(1) of Directive 2005/36/EC.
Route to registration under the general system
If you do not meet one of the above routes to registration we can assess your application provided you can supply some further information.
To assess your application under the general system we will require a transcript of your training from your training institution which must show a full record of the entire theory and practice hours completed during your training.
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