The registration and licencing department in Qatar council for health care practitioners regulates healthcare practitioners who wish to work in the state of Qatar with the objective of upgrading levels of targeted healthcare services in order to maintain the health quality of residents in the state of Qatar and to adopt unified policies approved by QCHP, regardless of the certificates origin or the applicants home country.

      The licence must be current and valid at the time during the clinical practice. The practitioners can sit for the exam for 3 consecutive times, whatever the gap between each attempt. In case the practitioner failed to pass the exam for the third time, the candidate will be permitted for two or more attempts with six months mandatory gap in each. however total no of attempts should not exceed 5. The validity of Qatar Exam is three year.