A professional license is required for an individual or a company to pursue a professional practice in Dubai.Individuals that require professional licenses include accountants, advertising professionals, architectural consultants, auditors, teachers, lawyers, and doctors and nurses.Here in Dubai, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is responsible for granting the license for medical professionals.
- Allied health
- Complementary Medicine
Healthcare professionals applying for licensure will have to pass DHA assessment in order to acquire a license and start practicing in Dubai. The DHA assessment can be either computer-based or oral depending on the health professional ‘s category.
Doctors must obtain specific licenses depending on whether they are interns, general practitioners, specialists, consultants or resident doctors.Same applies for dentists also.
Nurses too must obtain their license depending on whether they are applying for registered nurse, registered midwife, nurse practitioner, mental health nurse, pediatric nurse, community nurse or assistant nurse.
Even a license is required by alternative medical practitioners such as Ayurveda, chiropractic medicine, homeopathy, naturopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and Unani medicine to practice in Dubai.
New Professional Licensing Process
Please refer this video link to have a detailed information on How to apply for new professional License.
For more information visit DHA Website