Applying for a License
Anyone wishing to practice medicine in the State of Israel must obtain a license from the Ministry of Health.
Ready to apply for a license?
Here’s the process:
- File an application at one of the District Health Offices in Israel by post and submit the required documents to the Medical Professions Licensing Department of the Ministry of Health.
- The application will be reviewed by the Division of Medical Professions in the Ministry of Health where the application is reviewed.
- If you meet the requirements, you will be entitled to receive a temporary license to practice medicine in Israel, issued by the Division of Medical Professions.
On average, the licensing process takes 6 weeks.
The process of obtaining a license to practice medicine is different for two groups of medical graduates: