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HAAD or Department of Health-Abu Dhabi is the regulative and licencing body for all Healthcare profession, including nursing, in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The DOH/HAAD exam for nurses is a requirement for licensure in the emirate.

Need to Clear the exam and have Licence before you work as Nursing Professional in AbuDhabi.


Nurses Licensure Requirements

Nurses applying for licensure must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Must be graduates from National and/ or International recognized Nursing college/University.

  2. Qualifications acquired through honorary nature, correspondence or distance learning are not counted towards the PQR requirements.

  3. Required Bachelor degree must be a minimum of three (3) years full time course duration. 13.1.5

  4. Applicants must hold a valid License/ Registration to practice in their home country and/or country of last employment (Where applicable).

  5. Assistant Nurses and Assistant Midwives cannot work independently and shall work under a registered nurse or midwife.

  6. All Nurses must hold a minimum of current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification or others according to scope of practice.

  7. Academic transcript must be submitted for credentialing purpose in which determination of disciplines shall be applied.

  8. Recent Goodstanding Certificate from Licencing authorities
  9. Qualification and experiences




Registered Nurse

BSc Nursing

Recent 2 yrs experience post registration

Assistant Nurse

Diploma in Nursing

Recent Min 1 yr experience post registration

School Nurse

BSc Nursing and PALS

Recent 2 yr experience as RN in paediatrics,ICU or emergency medicine

Nurse Practitioner

MSc Nursing with licence as Nurse Practitioner

Recent 2yrs experience post as Nurse Practitioner

Speciality Nurse

MSc Nurse with Specialitiy

Recent 1 year post registration as MSc Nurse


HAAD Exam Process

1.Credentialling by HAAD/DOH and Approval by HAAD authorities as per HAAD Professional Qualification Requirements.

  1. Primary Source Verification by DATAFLOW-Verification of certificates by Dataflow( Private agency)
  2. HAAD/DOH Exam registration- By PEARSON VUE
  3. Licencing

Exam centres in India-Ahmedabad Allahabad Bangalore (2) Bhopal Calcutta/Kolkata Chandigarh Chennai Cochin Delhi Hyderabad Jaipur Mumbai New Delhi Patna Pune Ranchi.

DOH/HAAD Exam is a Computer Based Exam in MCQ format with No Negative marks. For Registered Nurse-150 Questions in 3hrs, for Assistant/Practical nurse-100 questions in 2 ½ hrs.   

 It covers Nursing Fundamentals, Maternity Nursing, Med-Surg Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Nursing Research and Nursing Management and Leadership.

Only 3 attempts per year allowed for DOH/HAAD EXAM

A HAAD license is valid for 5 years from the date of passing the HAAD exam.


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*All these details are subjected to frequent changes and updates