We provide guidance on the licensing process in the UAE as well as practical advice on everyday life in the region for professionals moving from overseas.

There are four types of licenses available in the UAE which allow Health Care Professionals to work:

DHA(Granted by the Dubai Health Authority) This license allows you to practice in the city of Dubai only

HAAD  (Granted by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi) This license allows you to practice in the cities of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

MOH  (Granted by the Ministry of Health) This entitles the holder to practice anywhere in the UAE apart from the Emirates of Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

DHCC - (Issued by Dubai Health Care City-a free zone) This license allows you to only practice only within the DHCC free zone and nowhere else in Dubai

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