Issue a License for Practicing Veterinary Medicine and Supporting Professions

Service Code

D2-2-AAA-04-APH

Service Description

Through this service, the license for practicing the profession is issue for veterinarians and assisting veterinary professions in the country, including (veterinarian / Veterinary technician / Veterinary nurse /veterinary laboratory technician) (Valid for one year from the date of issue)

Service Procedures
  1. Create the application electronically
  2. Paying the prescribed fees
  3. Review the application and complete the procedures electronically
  4. Examination of the veterinarian (in case of working in the therapeutic and diagnostic facilities only), with the exception of veterinarians working in governmental agencies, provided that a letter is submitted from the government body stating that the veterinarian has passed the procedures for appointment and testing and the approval of his expertise to work with them), and for the support professions in case the experience is not fulfilled (for a period of no less than a year in the same field to be licensed) with the exception of the citizens of the UAE.
  5. Issuing the license electronically
Note: to start applying on the service, please register and signup to have your personal user name in the system
Target Audience
Companies
Required Documents
  • A copy of passport
  • Personal photo of the vet
  • A copy of the scientific certificates to be attested by the embassies or consulates of the State
  • A copy of the practical experience to be attested by the embassies or consulates of the State in case the experience is from outside the State
  • A copy of the equivalence of the certificate from the Ministry of Education
  • A copy of the employment contract approved by the competent authority in the State
Terms and Conditions
  • Veterinarian:
  1. Have a bachelor's degree in veterinary medicine with a minimum of 5 years' experience if the purpose of the license is for treatment or laboratory diagnosis and not less than two years if he is a UAE citizen and GCC member

And with the exception of the requirement of experience, veterinarians working in government agencies provided that a letter is submitted from the government body stating that the veterinarian has passed the procedures of appointment and testing and the approval of his expertise to work for them)

  1. Hold a bachelor's degree in veterinary medicine with at least one year of experience if the purpose of the license is to sell or trade in veterinary products and excludes from the requirement of experience UAE citizen and GCC member.
  • Veterinary technician:

1. Have a diploma of at least two years after high school at least from one of the recognized veterinary or specialized institutes in the country, with at least one year of experience in the same field to be licensed (as a veterinary technician) or pass the Exam conducted by the ministry (as an alternative to experience) The citizens of the United Arab Emirates are excluded from the requirement of experience

  • Veterinary Laboratory Technicians:

1. Have a diploma of at least two years after high school from one of the recognized veterinary or specialized institutes in the country, with at least one year of experience in the same field to be licensed (as a veterinary laboratory technician) or pass the Exam conducted by the ministry (as an alternative to Experience), The citizens of the United Arab Emirates are excluded from the requirement of experience.

  • Veterinary Nurse:
  1. Have a high school diploma or at least the equivalent recognized in the country for the veterinary nurse, with experience of no less than a year in the same field to be licensed (as a veterinary nurse) or pass the Exam conducted by the ministry (as an alternative to Experience), The citizens of the United Arab Emirates are excluded from the requirement of experience
Used Forms

Issuance License of Practicing the Profession for Veterinarians and for the Assisting vet (New/Renewal)

Service Time

2 Working days