Registration Process for Pharmacists, Assistants Pharmacists

This page contains information on the Registration Procedure for the MOH UAE Website Online Portal.

Hello fellow readers and visitors. I hope you are all right and enjoying your jobs and preparations for the upcoming MOH Exams for UAE, DHA, HAAD or Prometric Exams. We wish you a happy licensing journey.

NOTE: Let us update you about the current status of the MoH UAE application process and their approval criteria. But if you have already passed license exams and searching for Moh UAE vacancies then visit our Jobs page. Good luck with your future career.

A Pharmacist who is willing to get a license to work as a Pharmacist or Assistant Pharmacist in the Emirates would have to follow the following steps.

Requirement for Pharmacist License

Following are the moh exam eligibility criteria for pharmacist

  • Must hold a pharmacy certificate from a recognized high institute, college or university.
  • Practiced pharmaceutical profession for a period not less than two years (for foreigners).
  • The assessment certificate is valid for Five years only.

Requirement for Assistant Pharmacy License

Following are the moh exam eligibility criteria for pharmacy assistant

  • Holder of a recognized assistant pharmacist certificate
  • Practised the profession for at least two years in one of the pharmaceutical institutions under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
  • Fluent in Arabic and one of the foreign languages.

Pharmacist Exam Details

  • The exam taken by the UAE Health Ministry comprises 3 steps. You have to appear and clear these 3 exams to be eligible for a Pharmacist License. These exams are
  • Arabic (exemption for UAE nationals)
  • Scientific Exam
  • Law Exam

Pharmacist Examination Schedule

Exams are taken around the year for all of these exams.

How to start the application procedure for the MOH UAE Pharmacy License

Here is a step-by-step procedure which will help you start your application procedure with the UAE Health Ministry.

  • Make an account on the official MoH UAE Website. www.moh.gov.ae
  • Upload all documents.
  • Submit the exam fees.
  • After completely checking your application for missing information, submit the application.
  • Wait for an email from the Data Flow Company for PSV Fees intimation. Don’t forget to check the Data Flow page from our website for the DataFlow FAQ. (The link is provided below)
  • Pay Data Flow fees on their given link, which is 700 AED
  • The Ministry will now send an email for confirmation of your seat in any of the upcoming exams.
  • Once you get the confirmation email or Hall Ticket. Get a print of all the emails, Hall Ticket, replies from Data Flow, Ministry, Fee receipts, Fee submission confirmations etc.
  • Appear one hour before the test at Al-Owais Hall MoH, UAE.
  • Produce all the documents mentioned in the confirmation email to the examiners available over there to let you sit in the exam.

Documents Needed for Pharmacist Registration

  • Detailed C.V or bio-data in English or Arabic
  • Copy of Bachelor’s degree certificate (minimum 4 years) including mark sheet.
  • Certificates of degree should be attested by the competent authority of the country of graduation and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Copy of testimonial and work experience letters, which should state the date of starting employment after graduation, date of leaving and post held.;
  • Work experience should be attested by the competent authority of the country of graduation and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Applicant should fulfil 2 years of experience duration after the date of graduation.
  • Copy of valid registration for the degree or license to practice pharmacy from the respective syndicate of the country of graduation or residency.
  • Copy of passport including visa page
  • 3 passport size photographs
  • Receipt for Dh 100 via e-dirham from the cashier’s office (3rd floor MOH building).

Documents Needed for Pharmacist Assistant Registration

  • Detailed C.V or bio-data in English or Arabic
  • Copy or list of candidates who passed the Arabic exam for non-Arabic applicants only.
  • Copy of Diploma degree certificate ( minimum 2 years ) including mark sheet.
  • Certificates of degree should be attested by the competent authority of the country of graduation and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Copy of testimonial and work experience letters, which should state the date of starting employment after graduation, date of leaving and post held.;
  • Work experience should be attested by the competent authority of the country of graduation and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the applicant should fulfil 2 years of experience duration after the date of graduation.
  • Copy of Secondary / High school Certificate
  • Copy of Passport including visa page
  • 3 passport size photographs
  • Receipt for Dh 50 via e-dirham from the cashier’s office (3rd floor MOH building).

Make sure are done with all these requirements so that you can start your career in UAE swiftly, as you will have everything ready with you before the employer asks you to produce anything.

DataFlow FAQs

We have tried to answer all the questions about DataFlow verification services by collecting FAQs and common questions of worried applicants.

Ministry of Health and Prevention – ASSESSMENT OF A PHARMACIST

  • Application fee: AED250
  • Dataflow fee to verify certificates: AED 1,097 (Should the applicant have a report, only the report will be referred. Referral fees: AED100 + AED300 for each additional unverified certificate.)
  • Prometric examination fee: AED500

Note: This fee is only an estimate and must be verified from the official websites of Dataflow, moh uae, and Prometric

We hope you will follow these instructions strictly. You can also ask any questions about any step if any confusion is there. We would surely like to help you all.

Beyond UAE

If for some reason you are not able to come to UAE as a Pharmacist you can still go to other countries including Norway, Singapore, Qatar, Malaysia, Malta, Canada, USA or check our detailed information article on Ireland Pharmacy registration and procedure for Pharmacists.

We are open to questions. In case of any misunderstanding, we are here to help.

22 Comments

  1. If I have both sertificate pharmacy assistant and bachelordegree in pharmacy ,should I regester both applicants? and because i completed deploma so i just completed 3 years in bachelor do I have problem .

  2. If I have both sertificate pharmacy assistant and bachelordegree in pharmacy ,should I regester both applicants? and because i completed deploma so i just completed 3 years in bachelor do I have problem .

  3. Sir I'm diploma in pharmacy with 5yrs experience at fortis hospital ..how can apply for DHA exam

  4. Sir I'm diploma in pharmacy with 5yrs experience at fortis hospital ..how can apply for DHA exam

  5. This info is for pharmacists. What about general nurses woth 3 years diploma?

  6. This info is for pharmacists. What about general nurses woth 3 years diploma?

  7. This information is only for pharmacists. What about general nurses with 3 years diploma

  8. This information is only for pharmacists. What about general nurses with 3 years diploma

  9. Respected sir,

    How many years of experience is needed for a M Pharm student for applying for the DHA, UAE MOH,exams?

  10. Respected sir,

    How many years of experience is needed for a M Pharm student for applying for the DHA, UAE MOH,exams?

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  12. I have 5year degree of pharm d .now what should I do to get license

  13. 2 years is the moh exam eligibility criteria for pharmacist

  14. First check your eligibility criteria to sit in moh exam of pharmacists and follow steps shared on this page from top to bottom.

  15. if you have a bachelors pharmacy degree you can check moh exam eligibility criteria for pharmacist and follow steps share in this guide.

  16. Anil aryan says:

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    1. To start please focus on these steps to fulfill.

      You must be a have a assistant pharmacist certificate
      Practiced as assistance pharmacist for at least two years in one of the pharmaceutical hospital, clinic or pharmacy under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
      Fluent in Arabic (optional) and one of the foreign languages.

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