The National Medical Commission vide notification dated 10th May, 2023 has issued the Registration of Medical Practitioners and License to Practice Medicine Regulations, 2023. The regulations provides following guidelines regarding Registration in National Medical Register (NMR) for license to practice:
- Any person who obtains a primary medical qualification recognized under the National Medical Commission Act, 2019 and qualifies the National Exit Test held under section 15 of the Act, shall be entitled for grant of registration in NMR.
- Any person who obtains a foreign medical qualification and qualifies the National Exit Test held under section 15 of the Act, shall also be entitled for grant of registration in NMR, subject to fulfilment of conditions specified in the Foreign Medical Graduates Regulation, 2021.
- Generation of Unique Identification (UID) Number: An UID shall be generated centrally by the Ethics & Medical Registration Board (EMRB), National Medical Commission (NMC) and thereby grant the
practitioner, Registration in NMR and Eligibility to practice medicine in India.
- A processing fee for generation of UID (as prescribed by EMRB, NMC from time to time shall be payable), in favour of the Secretary, NMC.