Success in all organisations depends largely on the people you employ.

Similarly, it also depends on the partners you engage to support you to find and recruit those valuable staff.



Our aim is to become the leading Health Care Recruitment Agency in the UAE. We help Doctors and Allied Healthcare professionals secure their future in the UAE. Doctor Expat have partners in the United Kingdom, Europe, Hungary India and Germany.

Our team combined, have over 25 years’ experience in Healthcare Recruitment. Established in 2013, Doctor Expat was set up to make a difference for Healthcare Professionals around the world seeking employment in the GCC.
With a personalized, proactive service, we are small enough to care about our candidates, but big enough to find what you are looking for. Our staff have a genuine passion and enthusiasm for what we do, with the ability to respond and adapt swiftly to candidates needs, and actively respond to each and every query we receive in a short turnaround time.


Dubai Health Authority

Practice in Dubai only


Ministry of Health

Practice in Northern Emirates only


Health Authority of Abu Dhabi

Practice in Abu Dhabi & Al Ain only


Dubai Health Care City

Practice in DHCC Free zone only


Saudi License

Practice in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Doctor Expat offer a unique service for both overseas and locally based health care professionals wanting to work in the UAE. No more battling with the authorities and spending months in applying for your DHA, HAAD, MOH or DHCC License application. We take care of everything, from paying all the required authority fees, to assistance with the Regulatory Licensing examinations.
Our consultants and representatives are experts in the local market and job conditions.

There are four types of licenses available in the UAE which allow Health Care Professionals to work. In October 2014, the UAE unified the registration requirements (PQR) for all authorities. This means that now all the requirements are the same, it does not mean that by obtaining a DHA Eligibility Letter for example will allow you to work in Abu Dhabi or Sharjah.

  • We complete the registration process with HRD

  • Payment of all fees

  • Thorough assessment of documention to ensure accuracy

  • Complete guidance and support

  • Significant Reduction in the license processing time

  • Support provided every day with turnaround times of 24 hours.


Licensing Package Prices start from only $650.

Check our Packages section for more details


Exam fees are NOT included in our package costs.


Before you purchase any of our packages for your license, you will first need to check with us that you are eligible to work in the UAE as refunds are not given on any of the packages. The first step would be to visit our Primary Assessment Section under the Packages page. At a very small cost, Primary assessment of the documents for license application is a crucial step in getting your professional license for the UAE. 

Doctor Expat provide examination support for some of the Prometric Tests in the form of exam style questions from past students. Please check our examination page for more details and available papers.

Doctor Expat will also provide useful tips and data, for those candidates who obtain the license through us when you are searching for employment as a part of our service.

This will include a selection of prospective employer names and useful links