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Uganda - Apply for Annual Dentist Public and Private Practice License

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  1. The Uganda Medical Dental Practitioners Council will advertise in the media annually calling for applicants to be register for annual dentist Licence.
  2. The interested parties, who wish to be registered and certified, must submit an application (Form CPD 2A) for accreditation, as well as all the relevant documentation and fees to the Uganda Medical Dental Practitioners Council.
  3. The Uganda Medical Dental Practitioners Council will forward the applications to the CPD Accreditation and certification Committee for procession.The Accreditation and Certification Committee will review and use the set criteria for assessment of applications.
  4. The results of the applicants to provide CPD will be sent to the Uganda Medical Dental Practitioners Council for final approval.
  5. Collect your Dentist Public and Private Practice License certificate from where your application was submitted within 14 days from the date the application was received at Uganda Medical Dental Practitioners Council in case there is no rejection

Required Documents[edit]

  • A copy of full registration or previous annual practicing license.
  • Duly filled annual practicing license application form
  • Verified Continuing Medical Education certificate of the previous year.
  • The name, address and qualification of the practitioner;
  • The employment number of the Applicant (if applicable);

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
Head Office
Plot 442, Kafeero Zone Road, Mulago, Off Mawanda Road
P. O. BOX 16115, Kampala, Uganda
Tel/Fax: +256 414 345 844
Email: [email protected]



Any Dental practitioner who is trained in and outside the country must be registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners council (UMDPC) if she/he is to excise Dental practice in Uganda.


License Fee:

  • (a) Specialists - 200,000 Ugshs
  • (b) Generalists -100,000 Ugshs

Renewal Fee:

  • (a) Specialists - 200,000 Ugshs
  • (b) Generalists -100,000 Ugshs


Validity: 1 Year

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Processing Time[edit]

Maximum Processing Time: 2 Weeks.

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  1. A practitioner shall not share a consulting or waiting room with a person not registered with the Council as a practitioner; or has an entrance to or a nameplate at the entrance of such person’s consulting or waiting room or business.
  2. A practitioner shall not-
    • (a) Perform any act, which prevents the Council or the registrar from carrying out duty mandated by legislation.
    • (b) Communicate with a person whom he or she knows to be a witness at an inquiry in to his or her professional conduct on any aspect of the evidence to be given by such witness at the inquiry.
  3. A practitioner shall not contravene the conditions of practicing as a specialist.

Required Information[edit]

  • Calendar year applied
  • Applicant Name
  • Telephone Number
  • Current Ugandan Employer
  • Current Postal Address
  • Qualifications, Year attained & institution
  • Signature
  • Date

Need for the Document[edit]

The purpose of this document is Register Dental specialist doctors for engaging in public and private practice.

Information which might help[edit]

Every practitioner engaged in active public or private practice shall be required to undergo a minimum continuing medical or dental education prescribed and organized by the council.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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

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