Chapter 3a

Chapter 3a
Provision Concerning With the Registration of
Foreign Medical Practitioner’s Name
21f. Name to be registered in the registration book: (1) For a foreign medical
practitioner to practice a medical profession in a hospital or medical college
within Nepal for a certain period, he/she shall be required to have registered

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his/her name in the registration book, make an application in the format
prescribed by the Council.
(2) While submitting an application pursuant to Sub-rule (1), a certified
copy of passport and visa of a foreign medical practitioner and in the case of a
foreign medical practitioner for whom visa and passport is not required, a copy
of his/her identity card issued by governmental body showing his/her identity
and certified by a member of the Council or a permanently registered medical
practitioner designated by the Council from among registered medical
practitioner shall be required to be enclosed.
(3) A foreign medical practitioner has to submit an original certificate of
the good medical practitioner issued by the Medical or Dental Council or
Vocational Council equivalent to that of the country in which he is working
and original recommendation letter issued by the head of the medical college
or hospital in which he/she has desired to work and Government of Nepal for
registration of his name stating therein causes for him/her to work in that
hospital or college and period of work and a copy of the recommendation
certified by a member of the Council or a medical practitioner designated by
the Council from among the permanently registered medical practitioner.
Provided that, in the case of a hospital or medical college which has
concluded an agreement in writing with or has obtained approval from
Government of Nepal to have a foreign medical practitioner involved in
medical profession, a separate recommendation letter of Government of Nepal
is not required to be submitted for the period of the agreement or approval.
(4) Foreign medical practitioner’s name shall be registered for a period
not exceeding one year.
Provided that, the Council may, if it deem necessary, renew at one time
for a period not exceeding another one year.
(5) Foreign medical practitioner’s name shall be registered in the
registration book prescribed in Schedule-8.
(6) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-rule (3), upon
termination of a foreign medical practitioner’s service period in the hospital or
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medical college in which he/she is working or upon dissertation by him /her to
work in that hospital or college, his/her registration of name shall be deemed to
have been revoked automatically.
(7) Changes for foreign medical practitioner’s name registration and
renewal of registration shall be as prescribed in Schedule – 9.
(8) If foreign medical practitioners name was registered prior to the
commencement of these Rules, such registration shall automatically be deemed
to have been made under these Rules.
(9) Other provisions concerning the registration of foreign medical
practitioner’s name shall be as prescribed by the Council.