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How can a nurse from India get license to qualify to work in Dubai?

Updated: Feb 13, 2023

To work as a nurse in Dubai, you will need to obtain a license from the Dubai Health Authority (DHA). The following are the steps you need to follow to obtain a nursing license in Dubai:

  1. Obtain a degree in nursing from a recognized university in India. The degree should be recognized by the Indian Nursing Council.

  2. Obtain a valid Dataflow Report from the Dataflow Group. The report verifies your educational and professional qualifications and ensures that they meet the standards set by the Dubai Health Authority.

  3. Obtain a valid Eligibility Letter from the Dubai Health Authority. This letter confirms that you are eligible to apply for a nursing license in Dubai.

  4. Submit your documents, including the Dataflow Report and Eligibility Letter, to the Dubai Health Authority. The Authority will then assess your documents and determine if you are eligible to take the licensing exam.

  5. Pass the nursing licensing exam. The exam assesses your knowledge and skills in nursing and will test your ability to provide safe and effective nursing care.

  6. Upon successful completion of the licensing exam, you will receive your nursing license from the Dubai Health Authority.

It is important to note that the process for obtaining a nursing license in Dubai may take anywhere up to 12 weeks so it is advised that applicants check with Dubai Health Authority for the most up-to-date information and take the help of a consultant who is reliable and provide you valuable support in time.


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