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For a person to be able to practice as a nurse in Malta, first he/she needs to submit the relative application supported by the documents as requested by the Council for Nurses and Midwives and, if approved by the Council, have his/her name entered in one of the Registers of Nurses held by the Council for Nurses and Midwives.​​
 

 
Malta Educational Institutes which provide Nursing Diploma and Degree Courses which lead to registration as a Nurse with the Council for Nurses and Midwives Malta

 

 

MCAST, Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology

Nursing courses (Northumbria University)

This public entity is a vocational school which offers a pre-registration degree programme in nursing studies.

https://shortcourses.mcast.edu.mt/  

Institute of Applied Sciences

Address: MCAST Main Campus,

Triq Kordin, Paola PLA 9032

Malta

Phone: +356 2398 7116/ 7777

Email : [email protected]

 

University of Malta, UM

University of Malta is a public university which offers pre-registration and post-registration programmes in nursing studies.

https://www.um.edu.mt/

Department of Nursing,

Address: Tal Qroqq campus

Malta MSD0108

Phone: +356 2340 2340

Email: [email protected]



ID
EA Academy
IDEA Group
T:+356 2145 6310
A:Level 2, The Business Centre, 1, Triq Nikol Muscat, Mosta, MST 1870
ideamalta.com

Course information
https://mt.ideaeducation.com/courses/diploma-in-health-sciences-nursing-studies/

For internationally educated nurses (IENs) who apply for bridging courses should include but not limited to the following, having completed at least three  year full time course in nursing at MQF level 5, the course content of the three year course has to be evaluated against the stipulations of the EU directives 2005/36 and 2013/55  for nurse education. Any identified incongruences between a three year programme and the EU directives are to be addressed in the programme for IENs. In addition IENs need to provide evidence of an active registration with the professional regulatory body e.g. nursing council of the country of applicant’s origin or country of applicant’s study, certificate of good standing from the respective nursing council, and have at least 12months working experience as a nursing in the last 5 years from the date of application or have completed the nursing programme and registered with the respective council within the last 18 months from date of application.

https://mt.ideaeducation.com/courses/certificate-in-health-sciences-nursing-studies/

This course is targeted at:

  • Nurses who are in possession of an MQF Level 5 (or comparable as per MQRIC) in Nursing, who need to upgrade their knowledge, skills, and competences in order to apply for registration with the Maltese Council of Nurses and Midwives as first level nurses.
  • Non-EU trained nurses who are in possession of a minimum MQF Level 6 (or comparable as per MQRIC) in Nursing, seeking a bridging course to enable them to apply for registration with the Maltese Council of Nurses and Midwives as first level nurses.​


Registrations of Nurses/Mental Health Nurses /Midwives who have completed their Diploma or Degree from University of Malta or MCAST (new graduates)
The Council for Nurses and Midwives would like to inform you that as soon as the official academic transcripts and results have been published by the University of Malta / MCAST, thus confirming that you have successfully completed your Diploma/Degree in Nursing or Midwifery, you will be eligible to apply for a temporary registration as a nurse /midwife with the Council which will entitle you to start employment as a nurse/midwife.

Once the official graduation certificate is presented to the Council, registration will be on a permanent​ basis.

Please note that you are to apply only when all the requested documents are available, applications without the all the documents requested will not be processed.

The Council for Nurses and Midwives would like to inform you that as from Monday 12th September 2022, all applications for registration as a Nurse and Midwife should be submitted through the link below. 

Please note that applications are to be submitted under the Temporary Registration as a 1st Level nurse until the Diploma or Degree certificate have been officially awarded in the Graduation ceremony

https://nursesandmidwivesregistration.gov.mt/ 

Attached manual provides guidelines for submitting the application

https://nursesandmidwivesregistration.gov.mt/Files/UserManual.pdf


Please note that the detailed transcript can be ordered from University of Malta

 Application for registration as Nurse (MCAST) New Graduates

The Council for Nurses and Midwives would like to inform you that as from Monday 12th September 2022, all applications for registration as a Nurse and Midwife should be submitted through the link below.

https://nursesandmidwivesregistration.gov.mt/

 Attached manual provides guidelines for submitting the application

https://nursesandmidwivesregistration.gov.mt/Files/UserManual.pdf

Application for registration as a 1st Level Nurse from Enrolled Nurses who have successfully completed the Conversion/ Diploma course from University of Malta

The Council for Nurses and Midwives would like to inform you that as from Monday 12th September 2022, all applications for registration as a Nurse and Midwife should be submitted through the link below.

https://nursesandmidwivesregistration.gov.mt/

 Attached manual provides guidelines for submitting the application

https://nursesandmidwivesregistration.gov.mt/Files/UserManual.pdf

 
Practicing as a Nurse or Midwife in Malta - EU Trained Nurses and Midwives

The Council for Nurses and Midwives would like to inform you that as from Monday 12th September 2022, all applications for registration as a Nurse and Midwife should be submitted through the link below.

Guidelines  for Registration with Council for Nurses and Midwives Malta -May 23.pdfGuidelines for Registration with Council for Nurses and Midwives Malta -May 23.pdf

https://nursesandmidwivesregistration.gov.mt/ 

Attached manual provides guidelines for submitting the application

https://nursesandmidwivesregistration.gov.mt/Files/UserManual.pdf



Temporary Registration or occasional provision of services

Registered nurses/midwives who need to apply for a temporary registration for occasional provision of services are to send an email to [email protected] with their request and provide copies of their current registration, good standing status certificate and information about the service which will be provided to the Registrar.
   
Practicing as a Nurse / Midwife in Malta - NON EU Trained Nurses and Midwives

The Council for Nurses and Midwives would like to inform you that as from Monday 12th September 2022, all applications for registration as a Nurse and Midwife should be submitted through the link below.

NON EU Trained nurses are to apply for registration under the Temporary Registration 1st level nurse category since if registration is approved, it will be granted on a Temporary basis of 24 months.

For any information please send an email to  [email protected] or phone on 25953305.

Kindly note that the office is to be informed within 1week of any changes of address or pesonal details, this can be done preferably through the online portal at Nurses and Midwives Council (gov.mt) or in case of any difficulty by sending an email with the information to [email protected]

The Council for Nurses and Midwives would like to bring to the attention to prospective applicants for registration as a nurse who obtained their qualifications in Non- EU countries the following information:-

All applicants who submit their application for registration as a Nurse  are required to attend a Non-EU nursing bridging course which is currently being offered by MCAST, University of Malta, IDEA Academy and UNIPLURAR in order to be able  to complete the registration process as the Council's Adaptation Course will no longer be offered by the said Council. 

Applicants may submit their application for registration as soon as they have received an acceptance letter from one of the Educational institutions mentioned above and all the required documents.

The requirements for registration have not been changed and applicants who have all the requirements and are deemed to be eligible for registration by the Council will have to successfully pass the Language and Professional Proficiency Interview and submit a non- EU Nursing bridging course completion certificate before their application for registration as a Nurse can be approved by the Council. ​​This registration is normally approved for a period of two years where the successful applicant is required to practice the nursing profession in Malta. This registration can be renewed for another 2 years and the temporary registered nurse can apply for permanent registration after practicing the profession in Malta for a continuious period of at least 4 years.      


Those applicants who have not practiced the profession for at least 12 months in the last 5 years shall only be considered after they have successfully completed one of the nursing bridging courses offered by MCAST, University of Malta ,IDEA and UNIPLURAR and hold a valid registration as a nurse or have completed the nursing programme within the last 18 months from date of application and are registered with the respective council of their country, applicants who have the required experience can apply on condition that they submit proof that they have been admitted to one of the non- EU nursing bridging courses or are currently attending one of these courses.

Language requirements have not been changed, applications without IELTS academic with an average score of at least 6 or OET with scores of B in speaking and at least C+ in writing, reading and listening cannot be accepted.

Please note unless you have all the requirements  your application cannot be processed and fee of 192.50 is not refundable. Kindly note that any additional documents or information required by the Council must be submitted by not later than 3 months of the date of the request, if the information is not recieved your application will not be considered and if you want to persue your application after this time period has elapsed, you will have to initiate the process as a new application

Applicants who have all the necessary requirements but are not successful in the language and professional proficiency interview may only submit a new application with valid documents and payment after 6 months have passed of the date of the interview.

Language requirements have not been changed, applications without IELTS academic with an average score of at least 6 or OET with scores of B in speaking and at least C+ in writing, reading and listening cannot be accepted for registration. Certificates presented to the Council have to be valid and not surpassed their expiry date when the application is submitted to the Council




https://nursesandmidwivesregistration.gov.mt/ 

Attached manual provides guidelines for submitting the application

https://nursesandmidwivesregistration.gov.mt/Files/UserManual.pdf

Midwives are to send the same documents but with the transcript of their studies in Midwifery and the log book which shows all the births assisted during their training.



Kindly note that any queries are to be sent by email to [email protected]



Non-EU trained applicants who submit their application for registration as a Nurse to the Council are required to attend a Non-EU nursing bridging course which is currently being offered by MCAST, University of Malta , IDEA Academy and UNIPLURAR Academy  in order to be able  to complete the registration process as the Council's Adaptation Course will no longer be offered by the said Council. 


MCAST​   https://www.mcast.edu.mt/undergraduate-certificate-in-nursing-bridging-course/    

University of Malta

https://www.um.edu.mt/courses/overview/UCGNENURPTD-2022-3-O​

The requirements for registration have not been changed and applicants who have all the requirements and are deemed to be eligible for registration by the Council will have to successfully pass the Language and Professional Proficiency Interview and submit a non- EU Nursing bridging course completion certificate before their application for registration as a Nurse can be approved by the Council. ​​


IDEA Academy

IDEA Group

T:+356 2145 6310

A:Level 2, The Business Centre, 1, Triq Nikol Muscat, Mosta, MST 1870

ideamalta.com  

https://mt.ideaeducation.com/courses/diploma-in-health-sciences-nursing-studies/​

UNIPLULAR ACADEMY

Academy Name: Uniplural Academy



Renewal of nursing registration of NON EU trained Nurses and Midwives

 
Registered nurses and midwives who have been granted temporary registration and need to apply for renewal of the registration, are are to have worked as a nurse in Malta during the whole period of their registration and are to send copies of the documents listed below by email  to  [email protected]

 
1. Email asking to renew the registration with updated personal details and address.
2. Registration certificate
2. Last 3 payslips.
3. Copy of your ID card/resident permit
4. Recent police conduct certificate or GP 47 in case of government employees
5.Reference letter from your direct supervisor/s of the last two years to confirm that you have been employed as s nurse and have been practicing the nursing profession 
6. Employment record from Jobs plus.



 

Nursing Licence

Application for Nursing Licence.pdfApplication for Nursing Licence.pdf

Legal notice.pdfLegal notice.pdf

Procedures to apply for the nursing Licence.doc.pdfProcedures to apply for the nursing Licence.doc.pdf

Verification certificate / Good Standing 

Please note that as from Monday 8th August 2022 all requests for verification certificates are to be sent to [email protected]. In case of forms which need to be filled and sent directly by the Registrar, please send forms in pdf format and request by email to [email protected] and proof of payment of 13.20 euros as per instructions below.


In case of any difficultly, please consult manual though link below:-

This certificate is usually requested when a nurse or midwife is seeking registration with another country or have lost the registration certificate.


 

Appeal
In cases of dispute between the Council’s / Committee’s and the applicant;                                                                                                                                                                   
In accordance to Health Care Professions Act 2003, Cap 464, a person may file an appeal with the Appeals Committee within 20 calendar days from the date of the correspondence received from the Council for Nurses and Midwives

Please contact​ Dr. Anthony Gatt Secretary to the Appeals Committee, by sending an email at [email protected].​ for further information regarding this process.​