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Criteria for obtaining a health card in Dubai

In order to obtain a residency visa and labour card, all expatriates are required to undergo a medical and blood test. Employers usually arrange for all the necessary paperwork.
 
If you are not covered by a company or private medical insurance, it is advisable to apply for a health card which entitles residents to low cost medical treatment at public hospitals and clinics. An application form can be collected from any public hospital then submitted (typed in Arabic), along with the correct documents to your local Health Care Center. The health card is valid for one year and can be renewed online.

Documents required:
  • Passport copy
  • Covering letter from sponsor
  • Visa application copy
  • 2 passport size photographs
  • Completed application form

 

Fees

 

Citizens (card valid for 4 years)
0-9 Years - AED 25
10-17 Years - AED 50
18 Years and Above - AED 100
Non Citizens(card valid for 1 year)
0-9 Years - AED 100
10-17 Years - AED 200
17 Years and Above - AED 300
plus AED 200/- for medical examination

 

For more information, please visit the Dubai Health Authority

Published Date : 30/05/2011

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Get a health card in Dubai

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30/05/2011

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29/07/2017

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Criteria for obtaining a health card in Dubai

In order to obtain a residency visa and labour card, all expatriates are required to undergo a medical and blood test. Employers usually arrange for all the necessary paperwork.
 
If you are not covered by a company or private medical insurance, it is advisable to apply for a health card which entitles residents to low cost medical treatment at public hospitals and clinics. An application form can be collected from any public hospital then submitted (typed in Arabic), along with the correct documents to your local Health Care Center. The health card is valid for one year and can be renewed online.

Documents required:
  • Passport copy
  • Covering letter from sponsor
  • Visa application copy
  • 2 passport size photographs
  • Completed application form

 

Fees

 

Citizens (card valid for 4 years)
0-9 Years - AED 25
10-17 Years - AED 50
18 Years and Above - AED 100
Non Citizens(card valid for 1 year)
0-9 Years - AED 100
10-17 Years - AED 200
17 Years and Above - AED 300
plus AED 200/- for medical examination

 

For more information, please visit the Dubai Health Authority

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Dubai Healthcare City; Dubai Hospital; Dubai Health Authority

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Why expatriates should get their wills - Just Wills UAE; Before and after having a baby- Gulf News

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Why expatriates should get their wills - Just Wills UAE; Before and after having a baby- Gulf News

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لماذا يتعين على الوافد إعداد وصية; قبل ميلاد طفلك وبعده – جلف نيوز

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