How to Apply for Registration Certificate for in-Patient Health Units above 500 Beds (City) In Uganda

Apply for Registration Certificate for in-Patient Health Units above 500 Beds (City) In Uganda By Yourself

  1. To apply to be registered patients in the Health Unit above 500 beds The applicant must visit at The Uganda nurses and midwives Council office and submit an application form C, in a procedure as specified in the Council. visit their website by clicking the following Link
    • The Act stipulates that any entity or person who plans to establish an individual health center must submit a request to the council for the registration of an inpatient health facility in the city that has more than 500 beds.
  2. Candidates are required to complete and submit an application template available at the Uganda nurses and midwives head office. It is the Uganda nurses and midwives Council (Licensing Board) Regulations, outlines the application form to obtain the licence.
  3. Fill out the form completely complete and with all relevant documentation to Uganda nurse and midwives’ Council. If you fail to submit the required documents will make the application inadmissible.
  4. The Uganda nurses and midwives of the Council Licensing board shall, within 7 days after receipt of the application, conduct an investigation and produce a thorough report on the application.
  5. Pay a non-refundable License Application fee in the amount of 2 million 4 hundred thousand(2,400,000) dollars to the Uganda midwives and nurses Council (Licensing) Board.
  6. The Act stipulates the procedure for registration. the council is able to, after conducting the inquiry that it thinks necessary, and obtaining an amount set by council grant the registration of a specific health facility.
  7. The council will inform the applicant in writing, of its decision. within seven days following the mentioned time frame and The Health committee of Uganda nurses and midwives Council shall after registration, an in-patient health units with more than 500 beds will become registered as per the Act and a license will be issued in accordance with Form D of the Third Schedule or may choose to not issue the license. It will provide the reasons in the notification.
  8. The council may decide at its discretion, and subject to any conditions the council can decide the registrar is able to registeran in-private Health Unit operated by a nurse, medical assistant or midwife, as situation is, solely for the usage of a corporate body of an institution under the supervision by a registered physician.
  9. The council will create a health facility to be announced in the Gazette shortly after registration has been approved and a license is issued to a health facility with details of the Health unit as specified in the section 30(1) of the Act.
  10. The registration will be subject to conditions and terms that the committee on health of Uganda nurses and the midwives Council decides to be appropriate. Private health units is also subject to oversight and supervision through the committee on health from Uganda nurses as well as midwives Council.
  11. A license will expire at the date of date of issue. The license can be renewed for a year at one date.

Required Documents For Apply for Registration Certificate for in-Patient Health Units above 500 Beds (City)

  • The completed application letter must be sent to the nursing council.
  • Attached proof of registration with the nursing association
  • Attached proof of a current medical certification from the nursing home

List of medicines to be administered within the unit for health.

  • A sample from each of the medicine to be administered
  • Analysis certificate (original duplicate) from a professional body
  • Other supporting documents (as necessary)

Office Locations and Contacts

Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council,
Makarere Road, Mukubira Zone,
Kawempe Division Kampala,
P. O. Box 4046,
General Line General Line (0) 393 293,327
Registrar’s Office: 256 (0)393 – 290 327
Contact us via email: or
Web site: link
Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council’
Plot 442, Kafeero Zone Road,
Mulago, Off Mawanda Road
P.O BOX 16115, Kampala, Uganda
Tel/Fax: 256-414-345844
Web site: link


  • Any health practitioner who wants to establish an individual health center that has an in-patient unit that has more than 500 beds within the city area, are eligible for application.


  • The license fee for registration of the unit for patient health USh.2,400,000.


  • The validity period for registration of for a health center with more than 500 beds will be one year.

Processing Time

  • The maximum processing time required for the registration process of the health unit is five days


  • All inpatient clinics must sign up with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council and be familiar of the rules that govern the practice of medicine in Uganda.

The Information You Need

  • Inpatient Health Unit name and type
  • Tax Identification Number
  • Registration Certificate Number
  • Incorporation Date
  • Private Physical and postal address
  • Email address and contact number
  • Applicant names
  • The source and the category for Health Unit. Source and category of Health Unit.
  • Services will be provided at the hospital
  • Registration card details

The Document is required

  • The document must be used to oversee and regulate the health services provided by the in-patient units with more than 500 beds in the city for the sake of public security.

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