Examination Services

DHA - Dubai Health Authority

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is an assessing body to supervise the health care department in Dubai, UAE. The Health Regulation Department (HRD) in DHA is exclusively liable for licensing the qualified professionals with proper skills to make certain the quality of healthcare services and safety of inhabitants in Dubai.

ID Policy:

For the DHA exam, the examinee must present valid, original Passport. No other forms of ID are acceptable. It is very important that the name which you register with exactly matches the name appearing on your ID.

Test Availability

At USEFP testing centers, DHA exam is available from Monday to Thursday, four days a week throughout the year.

Exam Fee & Registration:

Registration requires profile creation on DHA website, complete process is explained in the PDF linked: https://www.dha.gov.ae/Documents/HRD/Healthcare%20professionals/Physicians/Booklet_Professional_Licensing.pdf

Fee structure for DHA exam varies according to the specialty program, for further information please visit https://www.dha.gov.ae/en/HealthRegulation/pages/required.aspx

Rescheduling/Cancellation of Exam:

Appointments may be cancelled or rescheduled by calling the Regional Candidate Care or visiting www.prometric.com at least five (5) full calendar days before the appointment.

  • A $40 fee is applicable to any changes made to the appointment.
  • If cancellation is at least five full calendar days before the appointment, a refund (minus the $40 fee) will be given. No changes can be made 5 days or less before the appointment.

For retaking the test, the candidate must re-register with DHA to obtain new eligibility for scheduling an appointment to test.

Score Reports:

Scores are released by DHA and emailed to candidates within 5-8 working days.

Disability Services:

DHA does not provide accommodation testing services.