Activate Professional License

This service allows Health Facilities to activate full-time, part-time, or trainee licenses for healthcare professionals with active registration. A Healthcare Professional can practice once the license is issued.

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Who Can Apply

    • Delegated Healthcare Facility Representatives


    • Healthcare Facility license should be Active and should have the healthcare professional related speciality
    • Healthcare Professional are required to be registered and should grant the facility consent on being licensed
    • Valid medical fitness report for professionals who are 65 years or older
    • Valid medical malpractice insurance covering the healthcare professional
    • Valid labour card (for non-UAE nationals)
    • Pay outstanding fines (if applicable)

Required Documents

    • Valid passport copy (if not previously updated on the system)
    • Logbook (only for Surgeons licensed in outpatient healthcare facility for more than 2 years and applying for a part-time license in a Day Surgical Center or Hospital)

Service Steps

    • Submit online application after selecting the professional's registration(s)
    • Professional approves request
    • Pay required fees
    • Upon approval, the professional license is activated and eLicense is generated
    • License card delivered


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Service Channel

    • Sheryan portal

Additional Information

Approximate Cost

Full-time License Fees AED 1000
Part-time License Fees AED 4000
Trainee License Fees AED 1000
Convert to Full-time Fees AED 200