End User Registration Guidance

Registration is a simple and easy process. It is required of all organisations and companies that handle or dispense prescriptive medicine, including (but not limited to):

  • Community Pharmacies
  • Hospital Pharmacies
  • GP Practices and Health Centres
  • In-/Out- Patient Clinics
  • Wholesalers

If you’re not sure whether you need to register, please consult your competent authority.

To register, please read our guidance below and the End User Licence Agreement (EULA) carefully. For more detailed information, please see our End User Registration Process Overview.

Please contact the SecurMed Service Desk if you have any questions about the process. 

Please note: Our system is funded by pharmaceutical manufacturers and parallel distributors (MAHs) and does not require payment.  

Key terminology

Term Meaning
Requestor The person registering your organisation/company.
End User Location The legal name of your organisation/company and the address from which medicines are dispensed.
End User Location Contact A designated member of staff at the End User Location (log in details will be sent via post to this person).
UKNI MVS Contact A designated member of staff who will receive all communication from UKNI MVS, such as reset password emails.
End User Location Function The principle Function of the organisation/company (e.g. Pharmacy, Wholesaler. Health Centres should select GP Practice from the available options).
Software Supplier The name of the Software Supplier you will use to access the UKNI MVS.
Username and Password The login credentials required to access the UKNI MVS.
Software (TAN) Code A small piece of code which works with the Username and Password to download your UKNI MVS Certificate. [or other term to differentiate certificate from code]
Single Registration

Registration of a single Location (organisation/company) for a single Function.

Note: An organisation/company which has more than one Function will require a Single Registration for each Function at the same Location, e.g. Wholesale and Pharmacy.

Bulk Registrations Registration of multiple Locations of an organisation/company within the same parent company or group.


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Bulk Registrations: Will each Location have unique credentials?

Bulk Registrations are suitable for multiple organisations/companies within the same legal entity at the same time. Each organisation/company will be an individual End User Location and will therefore have its own Username and UKNI MVS Certificate.

Register as an End User

To register, please read our guidance below and the End User Licence Agreement (EULA) carefully. For more detailed information, please see our End User Registration Process Overview.

Will Community/Hospital Pharmacies be able to return stock to their Wholesaler or a DTP manufacturer’s distributor?

This depends upon the terms and conditions of both the Wholesaler and the manufacturer. However, in general, we expect the current returns process will remain valid as long as the stock has not been decommissioned and the anti-tamper device is still intact.

Who is going to pay for software and hardware changes in healthcare institutions, pharmacy and wholesaler systems - and how much will it cost?

Each healthcare institution, pharmacy and wholesaler will need to purchase the equipment required to enable it to scan the unique identifier and undertake verification and decommissioning.

I am having a problem logging onto my FMD software. What should I do?

If you have successfully logged onto the UKNI MVS but are having a problem logging onto your FMD software, please contact your Software Supplier.

I’ve received my Software (TAN) Code via email but my Username and Password has not arrived by post. How long does this normally take?

Your Username and Password should arrive within five days of the email, addressed to the End User Location Contact at the End User Location provided during registration.