Add/Upgrade Professional License

This service allows Healthcare Facilities to update the licenses of their Healthcare Professionals who upgraded their titles or added new positions on their registrations. Any updates made to the Healthcare professionals' registration can be applied to their license without effecting the expiry date.

Average Processing Time


*1 Working day if there are changes in the professional's personal records

Who Can Apply

    • Delegated Healthcare Facility Representatives


    • Valid medical malpractice insurance covering the professional with the updated/added position.
    • Pay outstanding fines (if applicable).

Required Documents

    • Valid passport copy (if not previously updated on the system)
    • Valid emirates ID (if not previously updated on the system)

Service Steps

    • Submit online application (To upgrade a Trainee license, the license must be cancelled first then re-activated once the professional completes the registration upgrade process)
    • Pay required fees
    • Professional license is updated and eLicense is generated

Service Tutorial

Service Channel

    • Sheryan portal

Additional Information

    • View the service detailed User Guide
    • Draft applications that are inactive for over 3 months will be cleared from the account. A 15 day reminder will be sent to the registered email.

Service Limitations

    • Selected professional must have an active license  
    • Selected professional must not be a trainee (trainee license must be cancelled first then the updated position can be activated )  
    • Professional must not have unpaid outstanding fines

Approximate Cost

Update Professional License Fees AED 200