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Licence to Practice Medicine and Dentistry

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Procedures for obtaining a licence to practice the profession of medicine and dentistry

Licence to Practice Medicine and Dentistry

Who can request this service

Omani doctors

Steps to follow to request the service

a- Process steps:
Doctor applicants for the Ministry of Health :
  1. Forward applications to the Director of the Office of Public Hospitals
  2. Submit a copy of the biographical format
  3. Submit a copy of diplomas and certificates of experience
Doctor applicants in the category of consultant / specialist:
  1. Pass the personal interview conducted by the Commission on Higher interviews
  2. Accept the offer of work by the Commission's recommendations
Category of specialist doctors and specialists and physicians assistant:
  1. Submit a Mobilize Application Form
  2. Submit written and oral test results
  3. Accept the offer of work by the Commission's recommendations
Doctor applicants to serve the private sector :
  1. Submit applications to the Ministry of Health to the Director of the Office of Public Hospitals in the ministry.
  2. Submit applications to serve the private sector to the Director of Public Service Bdarsit private health institutions.
  3. A copy of the biography.
  4. Copies of diplomas and certificates of experience
  5. Audit certification and inspection of the health institution to determine if the applicant's services are necessary to serve in the private sector
  6. Grant the applicant a visa to visit the Sultanate for a performance test
  7. Complete a Mobilize Application Form to enter the licence tests Entry fee licensing test.
  8. Pass written and oral tests conducted by the Committee on the Office of the ministry for a candidate chosen from those who passed the certification process.
  9. Licence granted and labour card issued

What documents are needed to process

  • Required forms are dependent on position. See Procedures above.
  • Visa process forms
  • Copy of the Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of diplomas and certificates of experience
  • Copy of the passport
  • 2 Photographs

Special conditions if any applicable

  • Letter from sponsor giving permission for the applicant to serve in the private sector
  • Has at least 3 years employment experience +
  • Be physically fit to perform required duties

How long will it take

Applications are processed within 4 weeks from the date of submission. Applicants are notified by e-mail, regular mail, telephone, or by posting on the billboard in the Office of the Ministry.

Fee to be paid

Description Fee to be paid Places of Payment
Cost of entry test to licence doctors RO 30 Accountant General Office of the Ministry of applicants for doctors to work Ministry of Health
Licensing of medical professionals to serve the private sector RO 50 The private health institutions.
Licensing of dentists RO 50 The private health institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q A
  1. As I my English is not good, can I have the opportunity to take an Arabic-language exam?
No. The tests are conducted in the English Language
  1. Can I take my test via a telephone exam?
No. In order to reduce misunderstandings, all applicants must test in person.
  1. Can I defer the oral examination after having successfully passed the written exam?
Yes. The oral exam must be completed within three months from the date of passing the written exam.
  1. f my visa is near completion, can I participate in the oral examination before the deadline?
Yes. We will do our best to arrange that as much as possible.
  1. If both the written and oral exams are passed, does this mean I am guaranteed employment?
No. Passing of the written and oral exams only allows you to proceed with the hiring process. You are not guaranteed employment until you have secured all other steps hiring process.
  1. After passing the exam is the time required to notify the date of appointment?
As soon as possible (subject to availability of vacancies).
  1. After my return to the country that I know how the Ministry of Health wishes to my appointment if there is a vacancy?
Will Affairs Section of the ministry's staff to contact you by telephone or send a letter by regular mail or mail.

Service Provider

Ministry of Health

Department of private health institutions

For Help

  1. Tel
    ‎+968 24 60 39 96
    +968 24 69 10 95
    +968 24 79 64 63

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