Department of Healthcare Practitioner

Committed to Patient Safety

Primary Source Verification


What is primary source verification?

Primary source verification (PSV) is the process of checking the educational background, training, experience as well as other credentials of all healthcare practitioners applying for registration and licensing in the State of Qatar
​Primary source verification (PSV) ensures that all healthcare practitioners’ credentials are verified as genuine.

Primary source verification (PSV) means that those applicants who present false or misleading credentials are discovered early and prevented from practicing. It also allows the DHP to warn other registration authorities of fraudulent applicants.

The ultimate goal of DHP is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public and will not risk the safety of the public by allowing a person to practice before the results of the verification process are known, in addition to, ensuring validity and safety of the services provided to citizens and residents of the State of Qatar.​

“Dataflow” and “Gulf Bridge Services” are considered to be the approved service providers from DHP to conduct the primary source verification process to all documents for healthcare practitioners as one of the mandatory requirements for registration and licensing to work in the State of Qatar.

It is essential for all healthcare practitioners to apply for the verification process before applying for registration/evaluation to the registration section - DHP and attach the verification report to the online​ evaluation application.​​

How to apply and pay for the verification process?
Data Flow​
  • To find all about the Primary Source Verification process through Dataflow, please click here.
  • Healthcare Practitioners and Employers guidelines on using​ Dataflow electronic system, please click here.
  • Online application for the verification process through the electronic verification system, using the following link please click here, which permits the Healthcare Practitioners or Employers to create accounts, apply for online verification, e-payment and follow-up on the application.
  • To follow up on applications, please click here.
  • To contact Dataflow Team, please
    Visit/Chat:
  • Location in Qatar:  Office​ 49, 7th Floor,​ ​Barwa Tower 1​, ​​C Ring Road, Doha.​







Dataflow Electronic Verification System - Practitioner and Employer Portal Click Here
Gulf Bridge Services
  • To find all about the Primary Source Verification through GBS, Please click here
  • Applicant- guidelines on using GBS electronic verification system, please click here
  • Employer -guidelines on using GBS electronic verification system, please click here
  • Online application for the verification process through the electronic verification system, using the following link please click here, which permits the Healthcare Practitioners or Employers to create accounts, apply for online verification, e-payment and follow-up on the application.
  • To follow up on applications, please visit the following link click here
  • Note: To contact GBS team,
  • Location in Qatar: Office 48, HUB Business Center, 2nd Floor, Block E, Al Mirqab Mall, Al Nasr Street, Doha.
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GBS Electronic Verification System –  Practitioner and Employer Portals Click Here
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