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Oman Medical Specialty Board

Overview Oman Medical Specialty Board

OMSB was established by the Royal Decree 31/2006 issued on 03 Rabai I, 1427 H, corresponding to April 2, 2006. It is an au¬tonomous body located in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. OMSB formulates proper standards and criteria for practicing health¬care professions. It also aims at upgrading professional perfor¬mance, developing skills that enrich scientific literature, and properly applying knowledge in the various fields of health¬care specialties.


Leading the advancement of medical professions to ensure excellence in healthcare.
Vision dimensions:

  1. Leadership
  2. Impact
  3. Fit-to-practice
  4. Education


We are an autonomous body furthering the growth of human resources for health, through developing specialized physicians and assuring the competencies of health care professionals for a healthier and a happier community.


  • Set up, design, supervise, and approve postgraduate medical specialty programs as well as set up continuing medical education programs in all medical specialties.
  • Accredit and evaluate health institutions utilized for training purposes.
  • Supervise specialty professional examinations and approve the examination results.
  • Issue professional and specializations certificates to doctors (diplomas, board memberships, fellowships).
  • Verification and equivalence of all health professions degrees.
  • Organize conferences and seminars in medical education, and follow up the recommendations and decisions related to them.
  • Encourage scientific research and propose the topics.
  • Accredit postgraduate medical education for medical human resources.
  • Accreditation and insurance of completion of continuing professional development activities for all health professions.


  • Certificate equivalency
  • Certificate verification
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • E-library
  • Exam registration system
  • New innovations
  • Oman medical journal (Information)
  • Oman medical specialty board fellowship
  • Prometric exams
  • Residency application
  • Simulation course registration

Establishment Address

  1. P.O.Box
  2. P.C
  3. City
    ‎Al Athaiba
  4. Phone
    +968 24 18 10 00
  5. Fax
    +968 24 18 11 99
  6. Email
  7. Web Site