How can I get a nursing license in Abu Dhabi?
<p>A nursing license is one of the requirements to work in Abu Dhabi as a registered nurse. The document is issued by the Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD), which oversees the health sector of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. If you want to know “How can I get a nursing license in Abu Dhabi?” keep reading to find out.</p> <h2>Professional Qualification Requirements (Pqr) for Nursing License in Abu Dhabi</h2> <p>The <a href="https://www.doh.gov.ae/en/pqr" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Professional Qualification Requirements (PQR)</strong></a> for a nursing license in Abu Dhabi include:</p> <ul><li>A nursing Bachelor’s degree or diploma from a recognized university or college in your home country</li><li>A nursing Bachelor’s degree must be acquired after a minimum of three years of full-time course duration</li><li>Be a registered nurse in your home country or hold a valid professional license to practice</li><li>Have at least 2-years work experience after graduation</li><li>Have a Good Standing Certificate issued by an authorized regulatory body in the country(s) of last employment</li><li>The Good Standing Certificate must not be older than six months at the time of your licensure application</li></ul> <p></p> <p>You will also be required to avail several documents to get a <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/abudhabi-licensing-nurses">n</a>ursing license in Abu Dhabi. <strong>The documents include:</strong></p> <ul><li>A recent passport-sized photograph (with white background)</li><li>A valid passport</li><li>Educational documents (Degree or Diploma certificates)</li><li>Employment certificates</li><li>Certificate of Good Standing </li><li>Malpractice insurance for professionals</li><li>A letter of nomination (for applicants sponsored by facilities)</li><li>Staff data clearance form</li></ul> <p></p> <p>All required documents for licensing have to go through Primary Source Verification (<a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/psv_report_dataflow">PSV</a>), a process that confirms that an individual&#8217;s credentials are legitimate. This process involves contacting the primary source of the credentials, such as the school that issued them, and verifying that the credentials are still valid.&nbsp;</p> <p>Then, you can sit for the Abu Dhabi HAAD Examination, the final PQR to get your nursing or HAAD license.</p> <h2>3 Steps To Get Your Nursing License in Abu Dhabi</h2> <h3>1. Document Verification</h3> <p>Document verification will be done via DataFlow, a leading verification company. Head over to the company&#8217;s official site and create an account. Once you have signed up, submit your application and documents.</p> <p>You will receive an email containing the application number and payment methods for DataFlow. Choose your most preferred payment method and pay the DataFlow fee.</p> <p>The verification process can take anywhere from 30 to 60 days (some rare cases can take up to 90 days). After verifying your documents, DataFlow will send you an email for your HAAD web login. The email will contain a new password and username with a link to the HAAD e-licensing system.</p> <p>TrueProfile.io also offers document verification services. Once you become a Member, you can also <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/identity-verification-for-doh">verify your identity</a> if requested.</p> <h3>2: Licensure Application</h3> <p>With your received credentials, go to the HAAD website to complete your application. The application will be reviewed by the Health Professional licensing section. Once approved, you can register for the Abu Dhabi HAAD Examination.</p> <h4>How to register for the HAAD license exam</h4> <ul><li>Go to HAAD&#8217;s official website and log in</li><li>Click on E-licensing and select the Examination option</li><li>Select Exam Scheduling and Book (Select your desired date, time, and testing center)</li><li>Pay the exam fee and print your exam ticket</li></ul> <p></p> <p>A few things to note; Fees vary depending on your profession and specialty, and exams are only taken in Authorized Testing Centers.</p> <p>The company Pearson Vue conducts the HAAD license exam, which can be booked online. They have test centers in Cebu and Makati.</p> <h3>3. HAAD Examination</h3> <p>The HAAD exam is a multiple-choice computer-based exam. The exam covers everything you know about nursing, including nursing fundamentals and management. It is not hard.</p> <p>Results of the Abu Dhabi HAAD Examination will be mailed to you after two days. The list of successful applicants is also posted on the HAAD website. If you pass the exam, pay the license fee and wait to receive your license via courier.</p> <p>If you fail the HAAD exam, you can retake it in three months. You have three attempts to pass the exam and get your nursing license. If you fail all three attempts, you&#8217;ll have to wait 12 months from the last exam to retake it.</p> <h2>Special Conditions for HAAD Exam</h2> <p>Not every health professional must take the Abu Dhabi HAAD Examination. Some health professionals are exempt from taking the exam, as specified on the HAAD website. Those exempted from taking the exam get direct licensure.</p> <h2>HAAD Nursing License Renewal</h2> <p>The HAAD license is subject to renewal after every five years. You’ll therefore be required to renew it five years after passing the Abu Dhabi HAAD Examination. You can apply for the renewal of your license online.</p> <h2>In Summary</h2> <p>There you have it. 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