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Hello Dear readers, I have been quite busy screening some persons who have indicated interest to join our team. It has been quite exhausting, especially since I have keep my grades well above average in this final lap, towards graduation/induction as Nigeria’s Leading Social media Doctor. Details later sha…

To the issues for today; I painfully observed some medical practitioners still go through some hurdles especially as it concerns making using the MDCN Website to register, update records or even make payment to the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

However I have found that this step by step guide will come in handy for the different cadre of doctors, especially newly inducted doctors!!! It is proven and well tested…

To get started, Click Here to get you connected to the MDCN Website. After opening the official page of the MDCN, follow closely the instructions below, to make your payments correctly, to update your records and to register onto the council database.

First time user, especially New Doctors…

(This option is for practitioners who do not have password to supply their details to the MDCN for verification/ account creation.)


  1. Click on ‘sign in’.
  2. Click on ‘First Time User’.
  3. Fill the short form that will be displayed.
  4. Click on ‘Submit’.
  5. Wait for an e-mail response from the MDCN.(This may take some days).
  6. Then proceed to option ‘C’ below.

Application/Payment for services

(This option is for registered practitioners who have updated their records online with the Council by filling the online form accessible from their profile ).


  1. Login to your profile at
  2. On the left hand side while in your profile, select the service for which application/payment is to be made. (Select ‘other payments’ option to make payments not on the list).
  3. Fill the short application form that will open, submit then click ‘proceed to make payment’.
  4. You can pay for more services at once by using the ‘continue shopping’ option.
  5. Click on ‘Process Checkout’ after selecting the total amount to be paid.
  6. Click on ‘Confirm’ if your details that is displayed from the database is correct, if not edit.
  7. Click on ‘Pay now’ for a re-direct to the remita platform where payment is made to the MDCN.
  8. Continue by following the screen information to complete your payment.
  9. Click on ‘Back Home’ on the transaction status receipt to go back to your profile.
  10. Click on your name at the top right corner to Log out after the session.

Updating of Records

        (This option is for practitioners who have been verified and granted access to the portal by the MDCN).


  1. MDCN creates a portal account/access  for a  doctor with the doctor’s folio number, full name and e-mail address.
  2. An automatic information from the MDCN is then sent to the registered e-mail address on how to proceed.
  3. Follow the link as shown on the e-mail received to supply a personal password and login to your profile with the MDCN.

As an alternative to no. 3 above, go to, click on ‘sign in’ , click on ‘reset password’, supply your email address and click on reset password to submit, then

check your mail and follow the link from the automatic mail you will receive from the MDCN to type in your password.

  1. Click on your name to access the general registration form.
  2. Click on the ‘edit’ button at the top left corner of the form and fill the Personal, Educational, Registration and Employment sections of the form where it applies to you.
  3. Click on the box beside your name to upload a passport size photograph of yourself.
  4. Click on ‘save’ button to retain the changes. (‘Save’ button replaces the ‘Edit’ button when clicked).
  5. Click on ‘Attachment’ at the top of your form; then click ‘Add’ to upload attachments if any. (e.g. CPD, Certificates etc.)

Other Payments

(This option can be used by stakeholders to make payments to the MDCN. eg. Assessment Examination etc)


  1. Go to
  2. Select ‘Pay a Federal Government Agency’
  3. Fill the form as follows:
  1. Name of MDA (select ) : Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
  2. Name of Service/Purpose (select ): Select the type of service you are paying for
  3. Amount to Pay (N) (type) : amount you are to pay
  4. Payer’s Full Name  (type): Your full name
  5. Payer’s Email (type): Your e-mail
  6. Payer’s Phone (type): Your phone number
  1. Continue by following the screen information to complete your payment.


  1. If the Service you are paying for is not in 3b. above, select ‘others’ ,then type the service name under ‘description’.
  1.  The payee can print the page containing the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) number generated through the process and take it to any Commercial Bank for payment or choose choose to continue making payment through ATM card by selecting CARD payment option.



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The Admin is a Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria Certified Medical Doctor, with profound expertise in Medical Content Creation and Medical Citizen Journalism. He is popular for being a fast rising online voice in Nigeria, with a flair for animated writing. He is a professional health content writer. He loves to swim, read and play board games. He see himself as one who is destined to play a role in the way health services are rendered to the human race.