License Renewal

License Renewal

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A PIN or AIN once issued, expires in twelve (12) calendar months. Any Nurse Assistant, Nurse or Midwife whose PIN or AIN expires is required to apply through the Council’s Regional Offices.
The PIN or AIN will be renewed upon submission of the following prescribed requirements:

The applicant must have accumulated the required Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points with; Two (2) Current Passport Pictures in Prescribed Uniform over a Red background for Nurse Assistants (Auxiliaries) and Two (2)

Current Passport-size Pictures in Prescribed Uniform over a White background for Nurse.

The required minimum CPD points for PIN/AIN renewal are as follows

Category Required CPD Points

Nurse Assistants: Ten (10) Points

CHN, EN, NAC & NAP

Staff Nurses/Staff Midwives up to Fifteen (15) Points

Nursing / Midwifery Officers

Senior Nursing/Midwifery Officer/ Twenty (20) Points

Health Tutor/Assistant Lecturers and above

Relevance of PIN or AIN


The PIN confirms ones professional status,
No employer will employ any Nurse Assistant, Nurse or Midwife without a PIN or AIN,
It could be used for employment in the private sector even while on retirement.
It is an offence to practice as a Nurse Assistant, Nurse or Midwife without a valid PIN or AIN. This attracts a penalty and or imprisonment as enshrined under Section 73 (d) of the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies Act, 2013 (Act 857).

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