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Licence to Practice the Profession of Nursing and Midwifery

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Procedures for obtaining a licence to practice the profession of nursing and midwifery sector workers of all nursing and midwifery and health institutions willing to work both in the Ministry of Health or in private institutions.

Licence to Practice the Profession of Nursing and Midwifery

Who can request this service

Omani nurses and non-Omanis from inside or outside the Sultanate and Health institutions in the private sector

Steps to follow to request the service

a. 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. Submit 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 is chosen from those who passed the certification process.
  9. Licence is 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 of licence to practice In the professionals country of origin
  • Copy passport
  • 2 Photographs
  • Copy of labour card - for applicants who wish to work in the private sector
  • Letter from 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 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

2 to 4 weeks

Fee to be paid

Description Fee to be paid Places of Payment
The entry test licence RO 20 Accountant General Office of the Ministry of applicants for work Ministry of Health
Licensing applicants for the nursing profession to serve the private sector. RO 30 Private health institutions
Allowance or loss consisted of a license. RO 50 Private health institutions

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. My English is not good, Can I have the opportunity to take an Arabic-language exam?
No; because the official tests are in English.
  1. Can I take the exam by telephone?
No; order to obtain a misunderstanding.
  1. Can I defer the oral examination for one month after finishing the written exam?
Yes, but for a period not exceeding three months from the date of passing the written exam.
  1. If the visas on the verge of completion, Can I have the opportunity to enter the oral examination one week before the deadline for the two groups?
Yes; We will try our best to arrange that as much as possible.
  1. If I passed written tests and oral, does this mean that he will be appointed to work?
Your entry to the test certainly does not mean that you will appoint to work because the successful test means you're able to test under this authorization to work and therefore require the appointment of vacancies to work and complete the rest of actions by others.
  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 Public Service hospitals

For Help

  1. Tel
    ‎+968 24 60 22 10
    +968 24 79 64 63

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