Closure Notice

Dear Valued Partners,
As we embrace the joyfulness of the festive season, we send the very best wishes to you and
Please see below our Closure Notice for the 2022 Holiday Season.
December 30, 2022– Closed at 1:00 p.m.
January 2, 2023 – Closed
We resume normal operations on Tuesday,

Email Addresses for the Nursing Council

Please be advised that the Nursing Council has discontinued use of the email address as of April 2022. Emails sent to that address will not be received or responded to by the Nursing Council of Jamaica. Our current email addresses are for all general correspondence and for all verification of licensure and applications for nurses trained abroad affairs.

International Nurses Day 2022

Happy International Nurses Day (IND) from the Nursing Council of Jamaica.  Today, May 12 is celebrated worldwide as the International Day of the Nurse. It is also the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the pioneer nurse leader and a pillar of the profession of nursing. The day is being celebrated under the theme ‘Nurses: A voice to lead – Invest in Nursing and respect rights to secure global health’.

Additional Requirement for Nurses & Midwives Trained Abroad

The Nursing Council of Jamaica (NCJ) wishes to advise nurses and midwives trained abroad who are seeking registration in Jamaica, that effective January 1, 2022, you will be required to have the licensing authority in the country that you were trained, submit to the NCJ validation/verification of your licensure.

Please note that your application will not be processed if this additional requirement is not met.

Rescheduling of Nursing Council’s Qualifying Examinations

DATE: September 28, 2021

SUBJECT: Rescheduling of Nursing Council’s Qualifying Examinations

For the information and guidance of all.
The public is hereby informed that owing to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic,
there will be a rescheduling of the date for the examinations listed below.

 The Examination for Admission to the Register of Midwives

 The Examination for Admission to the General Part of the Register

 The Examination for Admission to the Roll of Assistant Nurses

The new dates for the examinations are:

  1. Midwifery Qualifying Examination –