Request for Registration in the Doctors Residency Programs

This service enables doctors to enroll in residency programs and obtain the necessary training in health facilities of the Emirates Health Services to recieve the required medical speciality.

Service Process

Conditions & Requirements

The applicant must have a Bachelor degree (MBBS or equivalent) from an accredited Medical College/University

The applicant must have a successful completion of Internship.

The time laps since graduation and Internship should be less than five years and 4 years respectively.

Abruption in active clinical practice should not exceed 12 months.

The applicant must pass EMREE exam offered by NIHS (National Institute for Health Specialties) successfully

Graduates from colleges/universities outside UAE must pass the English Proficiency Test (with a score of at least 80 in TOEFL IBT or 6 in IELTS Academic or C+ in OET).

The acceptance of registration in the doctor residency programs means that the applicant is qualified to apply to the residency program and does not mean acceptance to enroll in the program. Acceptance in the program is determined based on several factors including passing Interviews and the availability of vacant training seats,


Service completion duration

4 weeks

Service Fees

Application Fees 600 AED

Service channels

  1. EHS Website

Target audience


Service Limitations

The registration will be available only when EHS announce the program on March every year.

Service Provision Timings

  • The service is available 24 \7 through the website during the registration period.

Department name

Training and Development Center

Main Service

Training and Development

Service Type


Service Classfication

  • G2C

Sector name

Finance & Support Services Sector

Service Code


Sub Service Type


Required Documents

  1. Copy of Bachelor Degree Certificate.

  2. Copy of transcript

  3. Copy of Internship Certificate

  4. Copy of Experience Certificate (If any)

  5. Copy of valid EMREE (Emirates Medical Residency Entrance Examination) results

  6. Copy of valid English language Proficiency scores (OET/TOEFL/IELTS Result) For Graduates from outside UAE

  7. Statement of Purpose/ Letter of Intent

  8. Two Letters of Recommendation

  9. Approval letter from facility director (only for EHS employees)

  10. Copy of valid Passport

  11. Copy of valid Emirates ID Card (If available)

  12. Copy of valid UAE Residency Visa (If available)

  13. Copy of family book (for UAE Nationals only)

  14. Personal Photo

  15. CV

  16. National Service Letter (for male UAE Nationals only)

  17. Copy of birth certificate

  18. Copy of Primary Source Verification Report for all certificates

  19. All Certificates issued outside UAE shall be attested and equivalized from:

    • UAE Embassy of the issuing country.

    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs in UAE.

    • Ministry of Education in UAE.

Service locations

  1. Website

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