If you have lapsed from the NMC register due to a failed payment or by mistake it can be a massive shock. You will need to apply for readmission on NMC online and if you have worked without registration, the NMC will want to know why.
It is not a complicated process, but it is important that it is completed accurately. Readmission can take up to 6 weeks but if the application is completed correctly, it can typically take a matter of days.
This guidance provides general information on what to expect when you lapse from the register and some helpful tips. It is not meant to replace or supersede the NMC’s information. Follow the below and our readmission dos and don’ts.