Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates, located within the emirate of the same name. The emirate of Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the
Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. It has the largest population in the UAE (2,106,177) and the second-largest land
territory by area (4,114 km2) after Abu Dhabi. Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the national capital, are the only two emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the
country's legistlature. The city of Dubai is located on the emirate's Northern coastline and heads up the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area. Dubai is nowadays often misperceived as a
country or city-state and, in some cases, the UAE as a whole has been described as 'Dubai'.
The total cost of registration is as follows:
Registration in the UAE
3 different Health Ministries exist in the UAE:
1. MOH – Ministry of Health. Passing the MOH allows the therapist to work in 5 emirates but not in Dubai orAbu Dhabi.
2. DHA – Dubai Health Authority (previously known as DOHMS – Department of Health and Medical Services) DHA registration is required for working inDubai.
3.Abu Dhabi Health Authority
Need to gain licence from the Health Ministry to work in government hospitals inUnited Arab Emirates.
1. MOH Examination:
Candidate required to find a sponsor who can support them with a job and later apply for the MOH and DOH exam.
2. DOH Examination:
3. HAAD Examination:
Emirates Physiotherapy Society Registration:
Renewal membership fee: 200Dhs.
Salary and Working Hours
The salary of a physiotherapist varies depending on one's nationality and university of study. European degrees are highly regarded and you could earn up to €8,000+ per month
MOH examination preparation:
HAAD examination information and study aids:
Emirates Physiotherapy Society:
Emirates Medical Association: