Registering Abroad

Registering abroad may require documentation from UCC to be sent to the corresponding nursing board. Please make sure to check what information may be required by following the link to the appropriate body.


The website of the Australian Health Practitioner Register Agency (AHPRA) is available at:
The requirements and criteria for Australian registration are also available on the AHPRA website, at the following link:

United Kingdom

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has a document at the following link, which outlines the entire registration process. It is recommended that one reads this before beginning the application process, as there are forms to be filled out and sent to UCC.  



New Zealand


Next Steps

There are some steps to be carried out, and some information required by UCC before your request can be processed.

This process will take at least eight weeks to complete from date of receipt of requested information, as outlined below.

Make sure to check the requirements of the nursing body you are applying to, to ensure that you have all of the required information.

The below details must be sent to UCC, or your request cannot be processed.

  • Name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Year of intake.
  • UCC course.
  • Country in which you are registering.
  • UCC student number, if possible.
  • Case number (if applicable).
  • Case worker contact details (if applicable).
  • Other information requested by foreign nursing body.

Please email these details to:

If you require clinical hours, please forward these details to: 


School of Nursing and Midwifery

Scoil an Altranais agus an Chnáimhseachais

Brookfield Health Sciences Complex College Road Cork, Ireland , T12 AK54