Saudi Licensing Exam – Saudi Council

A mandatory exam which makes you a professional licensed practitioner in the kingdom and gives a huge opportunity to stabilize your future.

For all those medical professionals who want to work in Saudi Arabia, there is a necessary test to be taken and that is Saudi Licensing Exam (SLE) or Saudi Medical Board Exam. It can either be taken inside Saudi Arabia or in several countries of the world. This exam is different for different medical categories like Physicians, Dentists, Nurses, Pharmacists and other medical technical staff.

The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCHS) is a scientific body founded by virtue of the Royal Decree No.M/2 dated 06/02/1413H. (Corresponding to 05/08/1992G.), with headquarters located in Riyadh and six branches at Makkah AL Mukarramah area (Jeddah), The Eastern region (Al Khobar and Al Ahsaa), Assir area (Abha), Al Madinah Al Monowarah Area (Al Madinah Al Monowarah) and Al Qasim area (Buraidah). The SCHS has helped to establish modern, state-of-the-art healthcare institutions and has succeeded in attracting a well-qualified, diversified spectrum of personnel. With these recognized and accredited facilities, the Saudi physician can pursue training in all different medical specialties. Cognizant of the importance of an independent Saudi body that can prepare and supervise training programs and assesses trainees, the SCHS is tasked with formulating proper standards and criteria for practicing and developing the health professions. The commission aims at upgrading professional performance, developing skills that enrich scientific literature, and properly apply knowledge in the various fields of health specialties. Some functions include approving and supervising profession health specialist programs; accrediting health institutions that provide training; supervising specialty exams and validating their results; certifying qualified professionals; encouraging health research and publication; holding conferences and symposia for the region’s health community; and setting criteria for practicing health professionals.


We Provide :-

Coaching Classes

We provide Coaching Classes for the Nurses, Pharmacists and Lab technicians thereby enabling the candidates to face the examinations without fear. Our experienced faculty provides the candidate with up to date information and questionnaires to help them face the examination with confidence.

Examination Registrations

We undertake examination registration on your behalf. The two processes a candidate has to complete in order to work in Saudi Arabia are as follows.

1:Examination Registration

2:Primary Source Verification by Dataflow

The process through which the Saudi Commission of Health Speciality validates credentialing information from the institution that originally conferred or issued the credential (e.g. authenticity of educational degrees). This is done through Saudi MOH’s partnership with Dataflow group. All health professionals must undergo the PSV process upon initial licensure application or license renewal (for licensed health professionals whose qualifications had not previously undergone PSV). Please note that each document only requires to be verified once. Health professionals may be required to repeat the PSV process for verification of newly acquired credentials/qualifications as required for credentialing purposes (e.g. Acquisition of new educational degree).

Exams that could be written at PROMETRIC Centre’s outside Saudi Arabia

Anesthesia Microbiology for Doctors
Biochemistry Technician Microbiology Technician Exam
Biomedical Technology Specialist Nephrology
Biomedical Technology Technician Neurosurgery
Cardiac Perfusion Nurse Specialist
Cardiology Nurse Technician
Cardiothoracic Surgery Obstetrics & Gynecology
Chinese Acupuncture Occupational Therapist Specialist
Clinical pathology Occupational Therapy Technician
Clinical psychology Opthalmology
Clinical psychology (Arabic) Exam Oral& Maxillofacial Surgery
Community Medicine Oral Surgery Exam
Dental Assistant Orthodontics
Dental Hygiene Orthopedics
Dental Lab Technician Orthotics and prosthetic Technician
Dental Lab Technologist Pediatrics
Dermatology Periodontics
Ear,Nose and Throat-ENT Pharmacy Specialist
Electrocardiography Pharmacy Technician
Emergency Medicine Physical Medicine
Emergency Medicine Technician Physical Therapy Assistant
EMT Basic Physical Therapy Specialist
Endodontics Plastic Surgery
Family Medicine Prosthodentics
Forensic Medicine Psychiatry
Gastroenterology Doctor Pulmonary Exam
General Dentistry Radiography Specialist
General Practice Radiography Technician
General Surgery Renal Dialysis Technician
Healthcare Assistant Qualifying Exam Restrorative and Protective
Histopathology and cytology SCHS Microbiology Technologist Examination
Intensive Care SCHS Midwivery Examination
Internal Medicine Sports Medicine
Lab Technician Urology
Lab Technologist Vascular Surgery
Massage Therapy


Reference Books

We provide reference books for candidates who need them. Our faculty update the reference books as per the syllabus set out by the health authority. We provide reference books in Nursing, Pharmacy, Medical Lab Technology, Physiotherapy, for General Practitioners, for Specialist Doctors, books in dentistry, specialist dentistry and for other medical professionals.

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