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Licence to Practice Occupational Health Technician Assistance

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This outlines the procedures for how to obtain a licence to practice occupational health technician assistant jobs for health professionals who work as laboratory technicians, radiologists, or physiotherapists in health institutions both of the Ministry of Health or in private institutions.

Licence to Practice Occupational Health Technician Assistance

Who can request this service

Individuals willing to work for the Ministry of Health or a private institution

Steps to follow to request the service

Process steps:
  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 license tests Entry fee licensing test.
  8. Pass written and oral tests conducted by the Committee on the Office of the Ministry for a candidate who is chosen from those who passed the certification process
  9. Licence granted and labour card issued

What documents are needed to process

  • Copy of the biography
  • Application form to enter the licensing tests
  • Copies of diplomas and certificates of experience
  • Certificate or licence to practice as a professional in the country of origin
  • Copy passport
  • 2 Photographs
  • Copy of the card work - for applicants to work the private sector.
  • Letter from the sponsor giving permission for the applicant to serve in the private sector
  • Extraction Form to visit the Sultanate

Special conditions if any applicable

  • Has at least 3 years employment experience
  • Individual must not have more than 6 months of work inactivity
  • Be physically fit to perform required duties

How long will it take

Applications are processed within 2 to 4 weeks

Fee to be paid

Description Fee to be paid Places of Payment
Entry test licence RO 20 Cashier
Health professions licensing assistance RO 30 Cashier
Allowance or loss consisted of a licence RO 50 Cashier

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. 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. If my visa is near completion, can I participate in the oral examination before the deadline?
This will be handled on a case by case basis
  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 what is the time required to notify the successful applicant his/her date of appointment?
As soon as possible (subject to availability of vacancies).
  1. How will the Ministry of Health contact me if there is a vacancy?
You may be contacted by telephone, be sent an e-mail or receive regular mail.

Service Provider

Ministry of Health

Department of Public Service Hospitals
Department of Private Health Institutions

For Help

  1. Tel
    ‎+968 24 79 64 63
    +968 24 69 41 76

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