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, located in Northern Ireland, including (but not limited to):

  • Community Pharmacies
  • Hospital Pharmacies
  • GP Practices and Health Centres
  • Inpatient/Outpatient 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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I have forgotten my Password. How do I reset it?

We recommend you contact your software supplier in the first instance, as they may have a record of your existing password, or provide the functionality to reset it. You can use the reset password function found in the UKNI MVS GUI.

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.

I have tried to reset my Password but have not received the reset email. What should I do?

Your reset email has been sent to the UKNI MVS system contact email address you provided at End User Registration. Please contact them to retrieve the password reset email.

Reset my Password

The End User Password is valid for 365 days after registration or a reset. In the 30 days prior to the Password expiry date, the UKNI MVS generates a message to inform the End User Location Contact that the Password must be changed.

Quick Start Guide - Step 1 - Certificate Download

Ready to log in to the UKNI MVS?  Please follow the links to instructions below.

Quick Start Guide - Step 2 - Certificate Install

Please make sure you have completed STEP 1 - Download Certificate before following STEP 2. We have created videos to explain the processes for you.   By clicking on the Play Button below, you can watch and listen before you begin.