Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS) Certification Testing


You will be required to present one valid hard copy government-issued photo ID with a signature. If you are testing outside of your country of citizenship, you must present a valid passport.

If you are testing within your country of citizenship, you must present a valid hard copy of one of the following: passport, driver's license, national/residence ID, or military ID.

NOTE: All test takers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are required to follow the latest directions of the local health authority regarding COVID-19 health and safety practices. Failure to do so would lead to refusal of entry with no reimbursement of the paid fees.

Saudi Commission for Health Specialties is responsible for supervising and evaluating training programs, as well as setting controls and standards for the practice of health professions. SCFHS launched its work through its competent supervisory, executive and specialist boards and committees. To date, the number of adopted programs exceeded 37.

Based in Riyadh, SCFHS was established by Royal Decree No. M/2, dated 6/2/1413 AH. SCFHS is a scientific Commission which has legal personality, and its headquarter is located in the Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh, with several branches across the Kingdom.

Kindly note that healthcare professionals will first have to apply to Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. You will be able to sit for the exam once credentialing has been done and approved.

Registration and Scheduling

  1. Sign in to your Pearson VUE web account
  2. You must meet all of the eligibility criteria for your specialty in order for your application to be approved.
  3. Schedule your examination date.
  4. You will receive a booking confirmation by email within 48 hours for the date and location that you will sit the exam. If you do not receive the booking confirmation within 48 hours or if any of the information is incorrect, please contact Pearson VUE immediately: From Saudi Arabia at 800 844 3692 and internationally at 0044 203 684 9379 between 08:30 and 17:00 UAE time, Sunday to Thursday, excluding Fridays, Saturdays and UAE Holidays, or by email.
  5. Print your booking confirmation and bring it with you to the test centre.

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Last updated 2024-03-29