Adevia Nigeria

Registration for Nigerian nurses

To nurse in the UK there are essentially 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 locations in Nigeria to sit for the IELTS exam are in Lagos, Port harcourt, Abuja and Kano.
General email address for exam queries:
Generally phone number for all locations:  01 460 3090

Lagos: 20 Thompson Avenue. PO Box 53702. Falamo, Ikoyi, Lagos. Telephone: 01 460 3090
Abuja: Plot 3645, IBB Way Maitama, PMB 550. Kano: 24 Lamido Road, Nassarawa, GRA, Kano. Phone: +234 8030855773.

Port Harcourt: 127 Olu Obasanjo Rod, GRA Phase 2, Port Harcourt


To 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, the cost of the test is GBP176.
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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