Be a Nurse in the UK

If you are an internationally educated nurse looking to live and work in the UK, Global Nurse Force can guide you every step of the way. We are actively recruiting nurses for NHS Trusts, Private Hospitals & Nursing Homes throughout the UK.


Minimum Criteria to Enter OET

Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Nurse in the UK

Demonstrate English Language Proficiency​

  • OET with minimum grade of B in speaking, listening and reading and C+ in writing OR
  • IELTS with minimum score of 7 in speaking, listening and reading and 6.5 in writing

Complete NMC Eligibility & Qualification Application

  • Applicants will create an online account and complete eligibility and qualification application
  • NMC will confirm eligibility for registration within 14 days

Take the Computer Based Test (CBT)

  • CBT assures the NMC that applicant has the right knowledge and skills to practice nursing in the UK 
  • Results are available 48 hours after taking the test

Attend Interview & Secure Job offer

  • Attend direct/online interview arranged by GNF
  • Secure job offer & complete pre-employment checks

Secure Certificate of Sponsorship from Employer

  • Employers assign the CoS once the CBT exam is cleared.
  • The sponsorship reference number on the CoS is used for the Tier 2 VISA application

Submit Tier 2 Health & Care Worker Visa Application

  • Applicant will submit their Tier 2 VISA application and provide biometric application.
  • VISA is generally approved within 3 weeks

Travel to the UK

  • The LanguageX will arrange a one way flight to the UK, airport pickup, temporary accommodation and orientation
  • Collect your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)

Take Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE)

  • OSCE will assess applicants clinical knowledge
  • Results emailed within 5 working days from test date

Complete NMC Registration & Secure Pin

  • Submit health, character and language evidence
  • NMC will assess the application within 35 days 
  • Receive Registration Number from NMC (Pin)
  • Work as a Registered Nurse in the UK

International Nurses Can Solve Your Facility’s Nursing Shortage

Who We Recruit

  • Our team of professionals will help you to identify the nurses you need and plan ahead for their arrival, ensuring a smooth transition for all parties.

Skilled, Dedicated & Compassionate Nurses From India & Around The World

  • Our international nurses are superb caregivers with an equivalent nursing education and recent clinical experience relevant for UK job requirements.
  • Each of our nurses speaks English, is carefully pre-screened, has excellent references, a high level of competence and outstanding clinical skills.
  • Partnering with Global Nurse Force gives you instant access to hundreds of nurses who can start working at your facility in a matter of months.

No Financial Risk

  • Recruiting through Global Nurse Force poses no financial risk since you’ll only be billed for our services after your nurses arrive and start working at your facility.

Simple Recruitment Process

  1. Pre-screening candidates

  2. Arranging face to face / online interviews

  3. Assisting with NMC registration

  4. Ensuring nurses receive visas to work in the UK

  5. Requesting in country police checks

  6. Collecting references

  7. Welcoming nurses at the airport

  8. Arranging temporary accommodation

  9. Orienting nurses to the local community

  10. Arranging OSCE training (if required)

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