DOH/HAAD License –Department of Health, Abu Dhabi

✔ Doh Abu Dhabi License is a permit issued by the Department of Health, Abu Dhabi.
✔ This regulatory body overlooks the health sector in the emirate of Abu Dhabi,
✔ Health professionals who intend to practice medicine in Abu Dhabi city and Al ain city must apply. for a DOH/HAAD license to ensure their qualifications and experience meet the licensing standard in the UAE.

DOH/HAAD License Requirements for healthcare professionals

Nursing and Allied health professionals

Nursing and Allied Health Professionals seeking to work in Abu Dhabi and Al ain city must be from internationally recognized nursing or paramedical colleges/Universities with Bachelor’s degrees with a course duration of not less than three (3) years. Or a Diploma not less than eighteen (18) months if applying as an Assistant. You are also required to have two years post qualification experience if you are applying as an allied health professional. And no post-qualification experience if applying as a nurse in DOH Abu Dhabi. 

General Practitioners 

General Practitioners applying for DOH/HAAD Licenses are required to have Qualifications of BBS or MBChB or equivalent qualification from a recognized Medical School/College of Medicine. You also need to have Successful completion of the internship program and two (2) years of clinical experience post-qualification.

Specialist physicians applying for DOH/HAAD License 

Specialist physicians can apply for Specialist Title in DOH/HAAD  by completing MBBS or MBChB qualification from a recognized Medical School/College of Medicine in the UAE and must complete this specialty, along with three years of post-qualification experience if qualifications under Tier (3). And no post-qualification experience if under (tier (1) or (2) 

Consultant physicians 

A physician who wishes to practice in DOH/HAAD as a consultant must have an MBBS or MBChB from a recognized Medical School/College of Medicine, along with his specialty qualification per the Recognized Specialty Certificate. There are two tiers of consultation certificates, Tier (1) and Tier (2). Tier-1 consultants are required to have two years of post-qualification experience while Tier-2 consultants require five years of post-qualification experience.

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Doh or Haad license exam requirements in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain city

How do we process your MOH License Application?

The candidate has sent the required documents to our will conduct the eligibility ASSESSMENT for you (We can o get this done on the same day). If the applicant’s qualifications meet the UAE Licensing standards for the required, they have to pay the required fees and start their process.

Once payment is received, we will submit your DOH/HAAD application as per the below process 


Frequently Asked Questions

First, candidates must verify their credentials through the DOH/HAAD dataflow once the documents have been verified by DOH/HAAD dataflow and the case updated as positive Then-candidate Can I

There are different types of examination in DOH/HAAD some examinations are conducted in the UAE only in UAE, mainly for physicians. Other CBT examinations are available through approved examination centers from all over the world.

UAE exam type depends on the title you applied for, Mostly Nursing and allied health care are entitled to a CBT exam where the Consultant will be eligible for an oral examination 

Health professionals with DOH/HAAD examination are permitted to work in Abu Dhabi and Al ain cities

Health professional candidates can sit for the UAE examination three times maximum across the UAE health authorities.

The DOH/HAAD exam is valid for five years. However, candidates shouldn’t be in a practice gap for more than two years.

No, the candidate must have activated the license in order to work under DHA or MOH facility 

Authority, whereas the DOH/HAAD license, is a final permit to practice under a particular facility.



At Unihealth  Management Consultancy we provide  a unique temporary placement solutions as we enable health professionals candidates to have their eligibility letter activated under one the owned managed medical centers across UAE shall  become license holder for temporary 3 month placement under the desired authority where the eligibility letter is issued from .

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