The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS), Saudi Arabia, has taken stringent rules and regulations in recruiting professionals in medical and paramedical sectors in the nation for attaining improved quality in the health sector and as such, it has stated that the applicants who are expecting licence to practice in the desired healthcare sections must attend the Saudi Prometric Exam. For all the foreign healthcare professionals trying to grab a stand in the Saudi medical field and seeking lucrative employment opportunities, taking up the Saudi Prometric test has become an inevitable and imperative requirement.
Saudi Prometric exam is mainly for Doctors, Physicians, Dentists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Medical Lab Technician, Radiographers, etc.
One should get eligibility for writing the Saudi Prometric Examination. The eligibility number will be unique for each individual and allows one to sit the appropriate test according to the qualifications and experience to be licensed to practice in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. An applicant will have only three attempts to pass the licensing exam. If the candidates do not pass on the first and second attempts, they may apply to SCFHS for a reactivation of their eligibility number as to obtain a third and last attempt; this eligibility obtained has a validity of only 3 months and so the test date should be booked within that period.
Those applying for Saudi Specialist exam must have an experience of 3 or more years.After getting eligibility, exam dates can be booked within the eligibility time of 90 days. Exam dates and centre can be booked on candidate’s convenience. Exam time will be normally 2 to 2:30 hrs and will contain 70 -100 questions.
Those who are writing technician exam will get their exam result on the same day of exam and a Specialist result will be only published within 20-30 working days after the exam. A candidate who has successfully passed Prometric Examination for Saudi should posses a positive Dataflow/PSV report to get placed.