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.

Acceptable Methods of Payment

Please be advised that payment for goods and services offered by the Nursing Council can be made as follows:

  1. At the Nursing Council’s office using a debit/credit card.
  2. Online transfer/direct deposit to the Council’s accounts. When this method is used, the confirmation of transaction/e-receipt must be printed and submitted.

MAIN ACCOUNTS (for Verification,

Contract between the Nursing Council and Aeorion Software Development

Dr. Leila McWhinney – Dehaney, Chairman, Nursing Council of Jamaica and Mr. Errol Malcolm Vice President, Finance, Facilities Planning and Management, Northern Caribbean University sign contract between the Council and the Aeorion Software Development Unit, Northern Caribbean University.

The Nursing Council of Jamaica ( the Council) signed a contract with Aeorion Software Development Unit,

Implementation Of Requisite Fee for Each Biennial License

This serves to remind registered nurses, registered midwives and enrolled assistant nurses that The Nurses and Midwives (Amendment) Act, 2005, New Part V11 – Application For Grant And Renewal Of License, Line 56 – “every person who is licensed under the Act shall, not later than thirty days before the date of expiration of that licence –

(c) pay the fee of two thousand dollars (for each license)

Please note that it says license,

Advisory – IUC

To:  All Second, Third and Fourth Year Student Nurses

Mel Nathan College

International University of the Caribbean

From: The Registrar, Nursing Council of Jamaica

Topic: Contact the Nursing Council

Date:  December 5, 2016

The second, third and fourth year student nurses who are INDEXED with the Nursing Council of Jamaica and are CURRENTLY registered with,