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Request to Add or Change Scope of Work of Healthcare Practitioner

  • Last Updated 28 Jun, 2022
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Online
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Public Health
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B, G2G
  • Topic : Employment and Workplace, Health, Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Citizen: Parent, Business Owner, Employee

Service Description

Health practitioners may submit an online request to Department of Healthcare Professions to approve adding or changing the scope of work registered in the medical license in case of moving to work in another health facility.

Online Instructions

  • Login to the Medical Licensing Registration System.
  • Click on “Sign Up for Already Registered Practitioner”.
  • Create an account that was not used previously for login.
  • Apply for a “Change Scope of Work” request.
  • Complete and submit the application, attaching all the required documents.
  • Pay appropriate fees through focal point (if applicable).

Required Documents

  • Copy of valid passport
  • Copy of valid QID (front and back).
  • A recent no objection letter from the employer for the addition/change of scope.
  • Copy of additional academic certificates relevant to the new scope (if applicable).
  • Copy of additional experience certificates (with an issue date) relevant to the new scope (if applicable).
  • Copy of the verification report for any additional documents.

Additional Information

  • Applications that do not meet the requirements mentioned above will be sent back to the
  • applicant.
  • If the application is for an additional scope then this must be mentioned in the “Additional
  • Information Section.
  • Original documents/certificates might be requested on a case by case basis.
  •  Any other documents required to support the application that are not mentioned above must
  • be submitted upon request.
  • Any documents presented in languages other than Arabic or English must be translated to
  • Arabic or English and attached to a copy of the original documents.
  • Please refer to the website of the Department of Healthcare Professions frequently to check
  • for updates of the requirements.
  • A case by case assessment may be implemented.
  • You may follow up on your request after a minimum period of 15 working days.
  • The employer focal point shall approve the request through the institution account.
  • Please check and keep up with the circulars issued by the DHP to get the latest updates of the registration/licensing requirements.


Fees vary as per each applicant.

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