Healthcare Practitioners Registration & Licensing

The Healthcare Practitioner Registration/licensing process map provides the healthcare practitioners with an overall view of each phase in the Registration/ Licensing process that all healthcare practitioners are required to complete, in order to obtain their medical license.

The qualifying exam is considered to be one of the requirements for registration / licensing of healthcare practitioners to ensure the efficiency and the eligibility of applicants to work safely.

Primary source verification (PSV) is the process of checking the educational background, training, experience as well as other credentials of all healthcare practitioners applying for registration and licensing in both the private and public healthcare sectors. This assures the regulators that all healthcare practitioners’ credentials are verified as genuine thus, ensuring safe and effective professional practice.

The ultimate goal of is to protect the health, safety, welfare of the public and will not risk the safety of the public by allowing a person to practice before the results of the verification process are known, in addition to, ensuring validity and safety of the services provided to citizens and residents.