4 Steps to Follow Before Starting Your Application to the Dubai Health Authority (DHA)

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Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has set up an online domain where health professionals can apply for health licenses and renewals in order to practice medicine in the emirate.  DHA has created this platform to offer a quality healthcare system that ensures proper coordination of the application process, its approval, and easy registration of the candidates willing to work in the emirate’s healthcare industry.

This online domain offers a simple interface where applicants can easily register their profiles by following an easy-to-use application process. The first step of DHA’s application is registering with DHA on the Sheryan portal to obtain the Unique ID, followed by the verification process by the DataFlow Group, which entails the submission of the scanned mandatory documents via the portal – DataFlow verification The United Arab Emirates offers a wealth of opportunities for qualified candidates who wish to work in the country. However, to ensure world-class levels of healthcare are provided, the UAE has stringent requirements for applicants who wish to work within its healthcare sector. The application process should be completed carefully and accurately, as all documents submitted will be rigorously checked by the registered authority. Here are the steps to complete and submit an

Here are the steps:

  1.     Learn the process first

Your prime objective is to submit an application without any flaws. For this, you will have to understand the process in detail. You can learn more about the Professional Qualifications Requirements (PQR) by DHA by visiting the DHA website and the Sheryan portal. By learning the process step by step, you will be well-prepared for the application, which makes it less likely you will make any mistakes or submit incorrect documentation.

  1.     Check your eligibility

The second step is to check your eligibility for the jobs in Dubai’s healthcare sector. DHA sets out the necessary requirements for licensure of healthcare professionals opting to practice in the UAE in accordance with the federal laws and international best practices and standards, which can be viewed on the Professional Qualifications Requirements (PQR)  document listed on the DHA website. Sheryan has also a self-assessment section to allow you to know if you are eligible for the license you would like to apply for.

  1.   Understand DataFlow’s Verification process

Primary Source Verification by the DataFlow Group is a mandatory requirement of the Dubai health authority. Once you have registered on the DHA website and completed your profile, you can proceed with the verification process. 

The first step is to prepare everything in the right format. The documents required for licensing will then be verified directly with the original or primary source by the DataFlow Group. These documents include but are not limited to educational qualification(s), experience certificate(s), professional license(s), good standing certificates and/or any other documents deemed necessary by the authorities. The process could take from 20 to 30 days, or even longer if discrepancies in the application are detected or in case of an incomplete application

The DataFlow Group manages and executes the verification process from end-to-end and has exacting standards in terms of clarity and format of the documents submitted online. Therefore, it is imperative to ensure all scanned documents meet the guidelines. Learn more about how to apply on  DataFlow DHA.

  1.     Submit files and information accurately

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is focused on providing world-class healthcare services to its citizens. It is dedicated to achieving this aim by enhancing the quality of healthcare services through the rigorous monitoring and verification of applications. Therefore, it is vital that documents submitted on DataFlow DHA are in the right format to minimise the risk of delays or cancellations in the application process. Watch the full video on ‘how to apply’ here.

Ensure all your scanned files and other documents are up to date. The authority only considers those applications that are up to date and accurate. Follow the step-by-step procedure as mentioned in the four steps above before starting your application process with DHA. 

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