Add/Upgrade Professional Registration

This service allows Healthcare Professionals to update their registration with one of the following; Upgrade the valid registration into a higher title, Add a new registration position, Remove limitation or Remove Trainee Restriction

Average Processing Time

5 working days

Who Can Apply

    • DHA registered or licensed Healthcare Professionals


    • Obtain a DHA Good Standing Certificate by applying online for the service - Link
    • Submit the recent required documents for verification - Link
    • Pass any required Computer Based Testing (CBT) assessment - Link

Required Documents

    • Valid passport copy (if not previously uploaded on the system)
    • DHA Good Standing Certificate (not older than 6 months)
    • Logbook for surgical specialties

Service Steps

    • Complete Self Assessment Tool service (optional)
    • Fill the application sections and link the completed verification and assessment results
    • Pay the required fees to submit the application
    • DHA reviews the application and Approve, Reject or Return the application based on the submitted information (For certain positions, Oral Assessment may be required)
    • In case of Approval (and passing the Oral assessment if required), the updated registration will be issued

Service Tutorial

Service Channel

    • Sheryan portal

Additional Information

    • View the service detailed User Guide
    • Draft applications that are inactive for over 6 months will be cleared from the account. A 15 day reminder will be sent to the registered email.

Service Limitations

    • Registration must be active
    • Professional must not be revoked or blacklisted 
    • Professional must not have a none completed CPD action against their registration/ license 
    • Professional must not have unpaid outstanding fines

Approximate Cost

Credentialing Fees AED 200