Requirements for NMC revalidation

1. Practice hours

 You must be able to evidence that you have worked 450 practice hours over the three years prior to the renewal of your registration.The NMC have confirmed that if you have practised for less than the required number of hours in the three years prior to the date of your application for renewal of your registration, then you must successfully complete an appropriate return to practice programme approved by the NMC before the date of your application for renewal of registration.More information on the return to practice programme can be found here:  http://www.nmc.org.uk/Registration/Returning-to-the-register/If you are selected to provide further information to verify your declaration within your application, you will be asked to provide the following:

  • dates of practice;
  • the number of hours you undertook;
  • name, address and postcode of the organisations;
  • scope of practice;
  • work setting;
  • a description of the work you undertook; and
  • evidence of those practice hours, such as timesheets, job specifications and role profiles.

So please ensure that you record these in preparation.