UAE Medical License Exam now appear Online

uae6Dubai: Health-care professionals, especially outside the UAE, can apply for a medical licence to work in the Emirates through the fully operational online Examination and Evaluation System (EES).

Candidates  can appear for the licence exams, conducted on a weekly basis, in their own country and receive results electronically, reducing cost and time. The fees are also paid electronically.

Previously, an applicant had to appear for an exam, and if unsuccessful, reappear after the stipulated two months wait.

“The new system allows an applicant to sit for an exam every week in his or her country the number of attempts or trials to schedule MoH exams is four,” said Dr Ameen Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Medical Practices and Licensing at the ministry, speaking to Gulf News.

He explained that in the past, applicants had to enter the country and incur expenses.

Now they can enter the country after they have been evaluated and are ready to seek jobs. The system is centralised and reduces the financial burden on applicants. It also saves them time.”

To facilitate the exams, the ministry has enlisted the help of Prometric Worldwide, a global testing network. “Prometric manages the exams for the ministry around the world,” said Dr Al Amiri.

Apart from licensing, health-care professionals including physicians, technicians, dentists, pharmacists and TCAM (traditional, complementary and alternative medicine) practitioners can also benefit from the system’s online features that allow one to upgrade qualification and experience.

For fee payment, the system mandates the use of the UAE e-dirham card, which was introduced in 2001 to replace traditional methods of fee collection for government services.

The UAE E-Dirham card is a ‘secure electronic purse’ that can be bought in person or online from the ministries of Finance and Interior and/or any member bank like the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank and Commercial Bank of Dubai.

Dr Al Amiri said that once an applicant has registered, he or she has to submit the required documents (passport copy, photograph, and certificates, among others), and pay the fee using the UAE e-dirham card.

He explained that the payment is done through the Blue and Red Al Haslah prepaid (customisable) e-dirham cards.

He added the system has been tested by the ministries of health and finance to ensure accuracy.[Source]


  1. Respected Sir, could u plz tell me what exam a Palliative Care consultant having 13 years of experience should take and whether jobs are available in dubai??

  2. Good day sir.i am Dr okuonghae from Nigeria and I intend practicing in UAE. Please I would love to get more information on moh and kindly ask If i can sit for the eexamination from Nigeria.

  3. sir,
    i have completed my bhms in India,i would like to appear for the exam so plz inform when the exam will be conducted online..?
    thank you..

  4. Myself homoeopathic graguate from india gujarat.i want information regarding mou exam can i give it from india mention online exam centres available in india gujarat and from which site i will fill the application form for mou exam and fees submission from india .i dnt have e diram card..reply as early
    With regards.
    Dr jitenda maru .

  5. I’m in abudhabi wd residential viza. Bt I’m homeopathy dr. Im from srilanka. Bt I like to work in abudhabi. So wt a the procedure

  6. Respected sir, iam homoeopathic graduate from india.what all things i have to do to write the exam from india itself?

  7. I’m homeopathy dr. Im from srilanka .I have completed studies in pakistan . So how can I certified copies in u.a.e embacy and srilanka ministry

  8. i am medical officer in maldives and i belong to pakistan .i want to appear in MOH online exam.did i need to go back pakistan ? can i appear from maldives and what is the link for online registration.thanks

  9. Cher
    please, I want to prepare for the exam of moh license in Dubai, I would appreciate if you tell me the documents and sourses recommended reading for examining dentists MOH, with a big thank you

  10. dr.muna.A.Hamood
    iv been graduated from arab board in obstetrics and gynecology in march 2013 ,im asking how and where can apply for job in uae

  11. sir,
    i have done D.H.M.S course in India and i have
    running own clinic since 20 years. now i want to
    practice in U.A.E. reffer me a book for applying,
    and how to apply?, what will be the syllabus for
    appearing and passing criteria. please answer me as
    soon as you can.

  12. Dear
    please I want to prepare for moh license examination in dubai, I would be grateful to tell me the recommended reading for the examination of the specialist doctors ,with great thanks
    sundus karam

  13. i have done my fcps part 1 in medicine and now want to start my residency in pediatrics in any country of saudia arabia or uae ,wat help u can give me in this regard

  14. I would like to add certain informations regarding fees which MoH follows at present:
    We want to pay 50dirhams to attend theory exam, if we pass then we want to pay another 50 dirhams for oral exam. if we fail we want to pay again for our next attempt

  15. Those Who are interested to go abroad for health care profession You can always approach our Team for any assistance.
    Thanks n regards

  16. With references to the above I want to say that I have applied for the exam, in which u can send all the documents and pay the fee online but the TCAM practitioner has to give the exam in U.A.E only.
    I know this because I am scheduled to give exam in April and my center is at Sharjah.
    so if I can give online please guide me the process for that.
    thank u.

    • Dear Dr drpushpendrasinh sarvaiya,
      Please tell me where as in which website you registered online. Because i’m unable to register in prometric .
      dr. mamatha

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


2 × 2 =