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Kenya - Application for Temporary Registration as a Dental Practitioner (Foreign Trained Doctor)

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  1. Foreign Medical Practitioners not registered in Kenya wishing to practice Medicine in Kenya can make an application for temporary registration as a medical practitioner to the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council’s (KMPDC).  Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council’s (KMPDC) Office Location & Contact Details
  2. Those eligible to apply should collect and complete the Application For Temporary Registration as a Medical or Dental Practitioner Form XVIII, Internship Completion Certificate Form for Dental (if appliable), and Internship completion Assessment Form (if appliable), available at the KMPDC offices or download them via the KMPDC website KMPDC Downloads, (scroll down the page and then click on the “Other Form” option to locate the forms) or directly download them using these Application For Temporary Registration as a Medical or Dental Practitioner Form XVIII and Internship Completion Certificate Form- Dental (if appliable). Internship completion Assessment Form (if applicable)
  3. Submit the supporting documentation as mentioned under the “Required Documents” section of this page, in addition to the duly completed relevant application form (s), in all respect, to the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council’s (KMPDC) Office in person or sent on email via [email protected]. Any omission of the required information or documents will render the application process incomplete.
  4. The application shall also be accompanied by proof of payment of a registration fee of Ksh. 20,000.00. (All Payments should be made to Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council Account No: 1103158643, KCB Bank, Milimani Branch or SWIFT CODE: KCBLKENX BANK CODE: 01175)
  5. Upon receipt of the application, the receiving officers will check for discrepancies or ineligibility in the application documents. If a discrepancy that cannot be immediately corrected exists in any of the documents, the application and all the submitted documents will be returned to the applicant and should not be re-submitted until the discrepancy has been rectified.
  6. The KMPDC office may request additional information relevant to the application. In such a case, the information must be submitted within the stipulated time from the date of notification. Where the applicant fails to submit the required information, the application shall be rejected.
  7. After submission of these documents, the practitioner is then subjected to peer review or Council exams (Internship Qualifying or Pre Registration Exams). For full procedure please refer to Wikiprocedure website [Kenya - Apply for Dental Internship Qualifying Examination for Foreign-Trained Dentists]
  8. After the document evaluation phase and the peer review or Council exams (Internship Qualifying or Pre Registration Exams), has been completed satisfactorily the KMPDC office shall prepare the temporary registration certificate that shall be valid for a period not exceeding twelve (12) months within a practicing year, which indicates the approval scope and limitations.
  9. The time frame for processing the application is within two (02) weeks.
  10. While collecting the registration certificate, the applicants will be required to submit a copy of their employment letter/ posting letters from the Ministry of Health and identity document to be validated by the Council.



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Required Documents[edit]

  • Duly completed, stamped, and signed Application For Temporary Registration as a Medical or Dental Practitioner Form XVIII
  • Identification (Passport)
  • Colored passport size photo
  • Certified copies of professional & academic certificates (translated by the respective Embassy)
  • Evidence of passing Council’s pre-registration examination, Peer Review Certificate
  • Evidence of registration or practice license from country of origin.
  • Certificate of status by the regulatory body from country of origin.
  • Copies of recent curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certification.
  • Proof of payment (direct deposit) of the Registration Fee Ksh.20,000.
  • Employment letter/ posting letters from the Ministry of Health.
  • Any other documents may be deemed necessary or as may be prescribed by the KMPDC office.



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council - Head Office
Woodlands Rd, Hurlingham,
Nairobi.
P.O. Box 44893 - 00100,
Nairobi,
Kenya.
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +254-727666444 | +254-111052222
Website: Link

Eligibility[edit]

  • Any practitioner not registered in the Republic of Kenya but who, having valid qualifications from a different country, and who are desirous of giving medical services in the course of any humanitarian or other valid cause, is eligible to make the application.
  • A person who:−
    • is not a citizen of Kenya or of a partner state of the East African Community.
    • is a holder of a degree or other qualification recognized by the Council as making him eligible for registration.
    • presents proof of registration from the country of origin or any other jurisdiction.
    • satisfies the Council that, he has acquired sufficient knowledge of, and experience in, the practice of medicine.
    • satisfies the Council that he is a person of good moral standing.
    • has passed an examination prescribed by the Council, may apply to the Council for temporary registration as a foreign medical practitioner.



Fees[edit]

  • Registration fee Ksh.20,000.00.


Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council’s (KMPDC)
Bank Account Details
Board account at any KCB Branch countrywide, Board’s
Account No. 1103158643, Milimani Branch.
Swift Code: KCBLKKENX,
BRANCH: KCB,
BANK CODE: 01175.


Validity[edit]

  • The registration certificate issued shall be valid for a period not exceeding twelve months within a practicing year and may be renewed.



Documents to Use[edit]

Application For Temporary Registration as a Medical or Dental Practitioner Form XVIII
Internship Completion Certificate Form- Dental (if appliable).
Internship completion Assessment Form (if applicable)


Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.



Processing Time[edit]

  • The time frame for processing the application is within two (02) weeks.



Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type='website'>video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver,
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is dkisplayed.
e.g In the following url 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.



Instructions[edit]

Please provide other instructions related to the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since January 1908.


Required Information[edit]

  • Full name of the applicant
  • Nationality
  • Contact Details
  • Identity Document number
  • Academic Qualifications
  • Name of Medical/Dental School
  • Dates Qualified
  • Particulars of experience ((e.g. posts held, type of practice in which the applicant has been engaged, countries in which the applicant has practiced)
  • Testimonials Covering the Period(s) of Experience
  • Name of employer (Attach evidence)
  • Type of application (Application/Renewal)
  • Next of Kin Details
  • Declaration by the applicant



Need for the Document[edit]

  • A medical practitioner needs to register with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council in order to practice medicine in Kenya. It is an offense to practice medicine in Kenya without registering with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.



Information which might help[edit]

  • Doctors and dentists aspiring to practice in Kenya must comply with the statutory requirements for registration and licensing. Failure to obtain the necessary documentations constitutes an offense under section 22 of the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act. Detailed information on documentation can be accessed via the Board’s website and from the Board’s offices.



Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses for obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



External Links[edit]

KMPDC Foreign Doctors Temporary Registration Revised Regulation-2021
Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act
Health Laws Amendment Act-2019


Others[edit]

More information which might help people.