Working in dentistry as an Oleh in Israel presents a distinctive blend of opportunities and challenges. Recognizing the wealth of experience and expertise that dental professionals from around the world bring, Israel has streamlined processes to facilitate their integration into the licensing system. Many dentists making Aliyah will be exempt from licensing exams, however, specific criteria, including a minimum of five years’ practice in their home country, must be met to qualify for this exemption.

Obtaining specialty recognition at the moment is complicated, though Nefesh B’Nefesh continues to work tirelessly to improve this situation. Despite current challenges in specialty recognition, we encourage applicants to embark on this fulfilling journey, confident that each step brings you closer to contributing your expertise. Please read through the specific requirements, necessary documents, and additional insights that will help pave the way for you and future dentists in Israel.

Disclaimer: Misrad Habriut regulations are subject to change without advance notice and are constantly changing. For the most current information regarding licensing procedures, please see Misrad Habriut’s site. Nefesh B’Nefesh does not take responsibility for inaccuracies on the site or changes to the law.

Misrad Habriut now offers a new customer call center to answer questions about licensing for health care professionals. Call *5400 from Israel or 972-8-6241010 from abroad. The center operates Sunday through Thursday, 8am-6pm, and Fridays from 8am-1pm, Israel time.

Local Misrad Habriut offices are no longer open. All applicants should submit all of your licensing documentation to Misrad Habriut via registered mail to: Licensing department, Ministry of Health, Yermiyahu 39, Jerusalem, 9446724.

* Last updated on January 31, 2024 *

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