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Nursing Board for Brunei

Nursing Board for Brunei or the Board is a Regulatory Body established under the Nurses Registration Act and Midwives Act as stipulated in the Laws of Brunei that governs and regulate the practice of nursing and midwifery in Brunei Darussalam. The Board came into force in 1988.


Establishment & Constitution of the Board

The Board is empowered by the Laws of Brunei Darussalam which can be accessed and downloaded from the Attorney General's Chambers, Brunei Darussalam website at

  • ‘Nurses Registration’ Chapter 140, cited as Nurses Registration Act 1961.
  • ‘Midwives’ Chapter 139, cited as Midwives Act 1985.



Job Opportunities

Note: Nursing Board for Brunei (NBB) does not accept direct application for registration with the NBB from individual applicant from other countries intending to seek employment as a nurse / midwife in Brunei Darussalam. Hopeful job seekers are advised to send their application for nursing / midwifery post directly to their prospective employer. Each prospective employer will then submit documents from short listed potential applicants to NBB for Assessment of Registration Eligibility (ARE) before the applicant is offered the job.

If the applicant accepted the job offered and is employed in Brunei Darussalam, he/she is then required to come to the Board office for registration purposes.  (Updated 07.07.2012)


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