How to get a medical job in Dubai and what are the requirements for passing the DHA examination

  • by Admin
  • 1 month ago

Are you a medical aspirant looking for a Job in Dubai? If yes, this post is for you. Read the article to understand about the DHA Exam registration, Dataflow and Prometric Exam to obtain the DHA Licence. Don't forget to comment below about your concerns!

Dubai is a global city and one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. Dubai has become a core for experts working abroad and there is a huge demand in the city for qualified medical professionals. The UAE has a highly developed healthcare fundament. In Dubai, public hospitals offer a high standard of care, 

however, there is also a rapidly growing private sector for dentists, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to advance their careers and enjoy engrossing themselves in a new culture and working environment. 

To be qualified to work in a medical job in Dubai, you are demanded by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to have the proper licensing and qualifications from your home country. After providing this information, medical professionals are prone to an assessment by the DHA. 

DHA exam is an assessment examination for healthcare professionals to obtain a professional license and practice their profession in the Emirate of Dubai. Health Care Professionals are needed to pass DHA evaluation to gain their expert permit and to rehearse in the Emirate of Dubai. The evaluation will be led either oral or online tests known as Prometric tests depending upon an expert claim to esteem and class. 

The complete process of acquiring a medical job in Dubai can be listed in 4 steps:


  • Registration
  • Dataflow Process
  • Examination
  • Get License


According to the DHA license requirements, you need to submit the below-listed documents for initial processing:

  • Copy of your valid passport
  • A recent passport size photograph
  • Educational qualifications
  • Experience certificates
  • The Good Standing Certificate (GSC)
  • Practice license or registration
  • 2-year surgical logbook (applicable for surgeons)
  • Medical fitness test in case applicant is aged 65 and above


Dataflow Process

The DHA has been integrated with DataFlow Group to screen professional applicants for the Dubai healthcare sector. The primary source verification is done by monitoring the credentials and educational backgrounds of all professionals who submit a DHA license application. This is to ensure that only the most honest profiles make it to the Dubai Medical Registry. 

Now DHA has changed its application strategy which will help the aspirants to attend the exam before Dataflow. So this will ensure the client is not losing the money for dataflow if they fail three attempts.

Once you pass this review phase, you can progress to register yourself for the DHA license in the emirates of Dubai.


In order to maintain quality services in the private and public health sectors, Dubai only lets the best of the best be a part of its growing industries. So, it is necessary for the applicants to practice well and appear for the examination. PrometricGulf is the No.1 pioneer in the exam preparation industry for more than 11 years. We have thoughtfully compiled all topics with the updated syllabus, Multiple choice questions with correct answers and explanations.  

Our Mock Exams will help you to manage your exam time perfectly. This practice will be very helpful while you are attending your DHA Prometric Exam.


Go forward to gain a professional license and pursue your dream career in the Emirates of Dubai.

Comment below if you have any doubts or questions. We are happy to assist you.

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  • Posted by Dr Vijay Anand
  • 1 month ago
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In my part of India now its complete lockdown going on . I am planning to give exams on 31st of this month. In case of the situation worsens and I am not able to travel the examination centre city, will the exam fees gets refunded?

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  • In that case, Prometric usually send mail to the client says that the exam is postponed. Please contact prometric for the confirmation.

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