SCFHS and Licensing: What You Need to Know
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The licensing process for healthcare professionals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is </span><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><span style="font-weight: 400;">straightforward</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Tha</span>t is, of course, once you getyour important information<span style="font-weight: 400;"> &#8211; documents, email addresses, phone number</span> and<span style="font-weight: 400;"> <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">work experience</a> &#8211; in order. However, as we all know, not everything is perfect and some of you may have experienced some issues in licensing. </span>Here, we <span style="font-weight: 400;">break down everything you need to know about SCFHS and licensing so that if there are any issues, you’ll know how to remedy them.</span></p> <p><strong>Find out about:</strong></p> <ul><li><a href="#SCFHS">SCFHS</a></li><li><a href="#Mumaris-Plus">Mumaris Plus</a></li><li><a href="#Tawasul">Tawasul</a></li><li><a href="#Prometric">Prometric</a></li><li><a href="#DataFlow">DataFlow</a></li><li><a href=""> Licensing Solution</a></li></ul> <p></p> <h2 id="SCFHS">Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS) and Licensing</h2> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (</span><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">SCFHS</span></a>)<span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span>is responsible for supervising and evaluating training programs as well as setting controls and standards, including ethics, for the practice of health professionals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. For example, SCFHS issues official registration cards and professional classification certificates, licensing, training, research, education of future health professionals, and even publications. </p> <p>Furthermore, the SCFHS facilitates scientific thinking and progression, encourages skill development, improves professional performance and promotes good healthcare practices.</p> <p>SCFHS was established by a Royal Decree and is a Scientific Commission with a legal personality and is the umbrella organization for anything that relates to people&#8217;s health in KSA.</p> <h2 id="Mumaris-Plus">What is Mumaris Plus?</h2> <p><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Mumaris Plus</a> (Mumaris+) is the online portal for SCFHS’s e-services for healthcare professionals in Saudi Arabia. </p> <h4>Mumaris Plus e-Services include:</h4> <ul><li>registration</li><li>classification</li><li>re-registration</li><li>re-classification</li><li>issuing training letters</li><li>recognition of CPD hours</li><li>certification of good standing&nbsp;</li><li>personal information modification</li><li>professional certification recognition&nbsp;</li></ul> <p></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If you are a new applicant, you need to <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">create a Mumaris Plus account</a> to obtain your Profile ID and use the e-service of your choice.</span> As long as you complete your Mumris Plus profile, you can begin your application for your <span style="font-weight: 400;">professional classification</span> and license.<span style="font-weight: 400;"> Once logged in, Mumaris Plus will guide you through the complete process. It must be remembered that the information required from you will vary depending on the details you provide, your occupation and the service you use on Mumaris Plus.</span></p> <p>Contrarily, if you need to re-register as a healthcare professional in Saudi Arabia, do not create a new Mumaris+ account. Instead, use your previous Mumaris login credentials. Additionally, if you are having trouble logging in, submit a ticket to Tawasul.&nbsp;</p> <figure class="wp-block-image alignnone size-large wp-image-5185 size-full"><img decoding="async" loading="lazy" width="1010" height="475" src="" alt="SCFHS and Licensing: What You Need to Know" class="wp-image-9789" title="SCFHS and Licensing: What You Need to Know" srcset=" 1010w, 300w, 768w" sizes="(max-width: 1010px) 100vw, 1010px" /><figcaption>Any issues? Ask Tawasul!</figcaption></figure> <h2 id="Tawasul">What is Tawasul?</h2> <p><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Tawasul</a> is the official SCFHS service that addresses any problems healthcare professionals might have when using Mumaris Plus. It is also known as <strong>Tawasul-Mumaris+</strong> and healthcare practitioners can use this specialized service for the following reasons:</p> <ul><li>Ask a question</li><li>Follow-up</li><li>Technical support</li><li>Suggestions</li></ul> <p></p> <p>If you have questions like “My agency was the one who created my login credentials. What should I do?” or “I can’t log in to my Mumaris Plus account. What should I do?” get in touch with <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Tawasul</a>!&nbsp;</p> <p>Once your Tawasul ticket is submitted, you can check the status of your Tawasul ticket <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">here</a>.</p> <div class="is-layout-flex wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Raise a ticket on Tawasul</a></div> </div> <h2 id="Prometric">Prometric for SCFHS licensing</h2> <p>The <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Prometric exam for SCFHS licensing</a> assesses your knowledge, skills and ability in your chosen medical specialty. You must pass the Prometric exam to proceed with your healthcare job application and before SCFHS can issue you with a license to practice in Saudi.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>After completing the classification and registration process on Mumaris Plus, the SCFHS credentialing team will notify you by email about the Prometric exam. It&#8217;s important to note that this email will contain a website link redirecting you to the Prometric website.&nbsp;</p> <p>Next, choose a time slot and date to schedule your Prometric exam. You can take the Prometric exam outside of Saudi Arabia. Alternatively, locate a test center near you by <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">using this link</a>.&nbsp;What&#8217;s more, if you’re having any issues with Prometric, contact Tawasul, or get in touch with<a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"> Prometric</a> directly.&nbsp;</p> <h2 id="DataFlow">DataFlow for SCFHS licensing</h2> <p>If you want your healthcare license issued by SCFHS, you must undergo Primary Source Verification (PSV). The SCFHS relies solely on DataFlow, a PSV provider, to securely screen and verify the required documents and credentials you need to submit when applying for a job with SCFHS. It&#8217;s important to realize the significance of this step in the licensing application process. In this case, you get to prove that you are exactly who you claim to be, with the relevant experience, education and qualifications to practice your occupation safely and efficiently in Saudi.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Documents required for PSV may include:</strong></p> <ul><li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Good Standing Certificate</a></li><li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Passport</a></li><li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Degree certificates and mark sheets</a></li><li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Work Experience</a></li><li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Professional Licenses</a></li></ul> <p></p> <h2 id="">Ready to proceed with your SCFHS licensing?</h2> <p> is the only certified DataFlow service provider in the <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Philippines and India</a>. Not only do we offer the complete SCFHS licensing solution, but we offer it for nurses, doctors and allied health professionals. As a matter of fact, we help you to navigate the entire process (including Mumaris, DataFlow and Prometric) from start to finish! </p> <p>Additionally, our turnaround time for licensing usually takes half the time of other providers so that you can get your SCFHS license as quickly as possible! The dedicated support team are experts in processing DataFlow Reports and because of their strong working relationship with SCFHS, they are quick to resolve any delays.&nbsp;</p> <h3>Need expert help with your SCFHS license?</h3> <div class="is-layout-flex wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Get my SCFHS license processed now</a></div> </div> <p></p>