How To Check My SANC Registration Status 2023

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Check My SANC Registration Status

Registered for a Nursing certificate in South Africa? How do I check my SANC registration status? How do I verify a nurse in South Africa? We have provided detailed information and guide on how to check my SANC registration status. Keep reading for more details.

The eRegister SANC system was established under section 35 of the Nursing Act 2005. It was solely created to help employers or prospective employers easily verify the registration status of their employees or prospective employees. The register is accessible to all internet users as long they have a device that can access the internet.

How To Check My SANC Registration Status

Unlike other services, the eRegister is among the easiest websites anyone can use. It has a simple and easy-to-use interface. How do I check if I am registered with SANC? Below are the simplified steps you can follow:

  1. On your browser, type SANC in the search bar.
  2. Open SANC-Regulating Nursing on a new tab.
  3. Find the eRegister option on your left side under Quick Links, and open it in a new tab.
  4. Click eRegister (it’s in red) on the page to go to the official eRegister system.
  5. After reading and understanding them, click the “I Accept the Conditions of Use” option.
  6. Proceed by entering your SANC Number OR SA Identity Number in the empty box.
  7. Press “Find”, and your records will be displayed if you are registered as a nurse or midwife.

Note: The enquiries are as per the SANC eRegister of 2023. Usually, the records are updated from time to time. If you cannot find your records, you can always check back.

What is a SANC number?

It is a unique number used to identify each nurse on the eRegister positively. Usually, the number has eight digits and starts with “1.” This number is often quoted as the reference number from the Nursing Council. It is also vital to save this number because it acts as an account number for financial transactions.


This guide on how to use the eRegister SANC system helps answer questions about the process. You need to take advantage of the system because it is free to use. All you need to have is a device that connects to the internet and your prospective employer’s SANC number.

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