The Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) is an exemplary body that provides licence to those healthcare professionals who wish to practice in any healthcare sector within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi through the HAAD Exam. It is mandatory for all health professionals to obtain their licence prior to practicing in any healthcare sector within Abu Dhabi. The licence must be updated and valid at all times while practicing and also it must be renewed 3 months prior to the expiry date. A health professional’s license is actually associated with the healthcare sector they are working for. All UAE National physicians working in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi may practice in both Public and Private sector simultaneously. The physicians must obtain a no objection from their Hospital Medical Director or management.
The HAAD Exam can be taken up by those from the following professions:
- Other professions like physiotherapy, homeopathy, osteopathic medicine, unani medicine and naturopathic medicine.
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HAAD – FAQ’s
The exam conducted for medical professionals in order to obtain licensing in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi in UAE is called HAAD exam.
A candidate attending the HAAD examination requires minimum two years work experience and it is mandatory that the experience should be obtained after registration.
A maximum experience gap of two years is accepted for HAAD exam.
The candidate should upload the scanned copy of his/her CME (Continuous Medical Education) Certificate if he/she has an experience gap of more than two years.
The total duration of HAAD exam is three hours.
There are 3 steps for HAAD exam.
The certificates and documents needed for HAAD exam are:
Mark lists / Transcript
BLS (For Nurses and Doctors)
Good Standing Certificate
The Data Flow process is the primary procedure in HAAD exam. Data Flow is the certificate verification process to check whether all the certificates uploaded by the candidate are genuine or not. The authorities will also verify whether the candidate has worked for the specified period.
In the case of DHA examination, the candidate can book the exam date after getting the credential approval and submitting the necessary documents needed for Data Flow. But in the case of HAAD exam, the candidate can book the exam date only after receiving the results of Data Flow and completing the Credentialing process.
Credentialing is the process to check whether the candidate has attained all requirements according to
After completing the Data Flow and Credentialing procedures, the candidate will get the approval for the exam. The exam dates are provided by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi. The available exam dates can be seen in the candidate’s application. The test taker can select the dates accordingly.
It takes a minimum of 15 working days for credentialing process.
All medical Professionals attending the HAAD exam need to provide a certificate from their respective registered medical council. This is called Good Standing Certificate and it has a validity of 6 months.
The exam centres for HAAD exam in Kerala are at Trivandrum and Kochi
The HAAD exam is conducted by an Exam Hosting Company called Pearson VUE which is authorized by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi.
BLS (Basic Life Support) is a one-day course conducted in centres approved by the American Heart Association. BLS card is obtained after completing the course. It is mandatory for all doctors and nursing professionals attending the HAAD exam.
If a candidate has passed the HAAD exam; after working in Abu Dhabi for six months, he/she can convert to DHA or MOH licence without attending the DHA / MOH exam.
Yes, it is possible to convert the data flow procedures from HAAD to DHA / MOH. After completing the data flow and credentialing process, the candidate should take the required test (DHA/MOH).
17.How many times can a candidate attend the HAAD exam?
A candidate can attend the HAAD examination three times in his/her lifetime.
18.Is there any age limit for attending the HAAD exam?
No, there is no age limit for attending the HAAD exam.
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