Adevia Gulf

UK Registration for nurses from the Middle East

For nursing in the UK nurse registration essentially requires three parts:

Part 1 Competency Test

  • CBT (Computer Based multiple choice Test).

Detailed information on the test click here  Adevia Data CBT

  • English Language Testing (IELTS)

The Nursing and Midwife Council accepts the Academic version of IELTS (International English Language Testing System). UK nurse applicants must achieve a 6.5 score in writing, and 7 in reading, listening and speaking.
The British Council location in Tanzania to sit for the IELTS exam is in Dar es Salaam

Abu Dhabi Teaching Centre, Villa 16, Bateen Healthcare Centre, Al Qasbah Street, Abu Dhabi
Telephone: +971 (0) 2 666 4340.  Email:
Sharjah Teaching Centre, Omran Tower, King Abdul Aziz Street, Sharjah, Telephone: +971 (0) 6 507 6711
Dubai Teaching Centre, Tariq Bin Ziyad Street, Behinf Dubai TV, Dubai
Qatar, English Language Centre, Doha. Telephone: +974 4442 3315
Bahrain English School, 146 Sheikh Salman Highway, Manama 356. Email: bc.enquiries@britishcouncil/
KSA. Riyadh Men’s English School, Office No. C-14, 3rd Floor, Al-Fazary Square, PO Box 5801, Riyadh 11594
KSA. Riyadh Women’s English School, Women’s Centre, Al Manahil Centre, Ibn Zaher Street, PO Box 5801, Riyadh 11594
KSA. Jeddah Men’s English School, East Tower,4th Floor, Farsi Centre, King Abdullah St, PO Box 3424 Jeddah 21471
Jeddah Women’s English School, West Tower, 4th Floor, Farsi Centre, King Abdullah Street, PO Box 3424, Jeddah 21471
Phone: +966 2657 6123To register for the test click here    IELTS Apply

Part 2 Competency Test

  • OSCE (Objective Structured Critical Examination)

Sat In the UK some months after arrival. Detailed information on the test click here:  Adevia Data OSCE

Note that nurses need to sit for the Academic test.
Minimum required results:
Nursing in the United States: Average of 6.5 with Spoken at 7
Nursing in the United Kingdom: 7 in Speaking, Listening, Reading. 6.5 in Writing.

For background information on registration click here    IELTS Background

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