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MEDICAL AND DENTAL COUNCIL OF NIGERIA

 

REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT

 

          Checklist for Temporary Registration for Foreign Doctors

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Letter of Good Standing from Medical Registration Authority in Country of Origin 

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Copy of Basic Medical or Dental Degree Certificate (MBBS or MBChB)

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Name and Address of Institution where Basic Medical or Dental Degree Certificate (MBBS or MBChB) was obtained including website and e-mail address

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Copy(ies) of Additional Qualification Certificate (if applicable)

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Name and Address of Institution(s) where Additional Qualification Certificate was obtained including website and e-mail address (if applicable)

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Completion of Application (Temporary Registration and Practising Licence) forms to include three recent passport photographs and Temporary Registration form should be endorsed with official stamp from the doctor’s country of origin embassy and stamp from the employer

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Letter of appointment from the employer

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Evidence of having been previously registered by home country

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Expatriate quota (from the Nigeria Immigration office)

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Resident/work permit (from the Nigeria Immigration office)

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Certified English translation of any document in other language

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Certified bank draft of all the appropriate payment fees required

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Photocopy of the page that indicate date of entry in the doctor’s    international passport endorsed by the immigration office

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A foreign doctor without Additional qualification (i.e. Specialist degree) does not qualify to be registered by the Council and would be required to sit and pass Council's Assessment Examination before he/she could be registered

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All certificate (Basic or Specialist degree) would have to be verified before temporary registration is granted by the Council