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Department Service

Commercial License Services

Locations Upsizing


This service is used in case a facility wishes to add/expand the location of its operation. Whilst upsizing a location, the applicant must specify the cluster, segment, activity (and specialties). Therefore, the request is a combination of the upsizing of a location plus the amendment of segment, activity and specialty. Hence, the process starts with an applicant selecting the OP that have locations to be upsized.


1. Valid Commercial License

 2. Valid Operating Permit

Required Documents
  • Board resolution (if applicable)
  • Lease reservation / lease agreement / EJARI
  • ​Business plan (if applicable)
Fees (AED)

Modification fee : AED 2,500 (For Clinical)
Amendment fee : Depends on added activities​​

For more details click here

Time Frame
Initial Approval: 5-10 Working Days Note: Issuance of Initial Approval will depend on the list of activities and fulfilling the requirements of DHCA and this can be subject to change.
Policies And Procedures
  1. Apply online. 
  2. Select Commercial Services
  3. Apply for OP Upsizing​
  4. Make Payment (Payment can be made over the counter or via wire transfer

    Pleas e find below the Wire Transfer details:

    Nam e of the bank:  Dubai I slamic Bank

    Address: Mai n branch, Al Shola Building, Al Ettihad Road, P.O. Box 1080, Dubai, UAE


    Account number: 001520061672102

    International Bank Account Number (IBAN): AE900240001520061672102


    Currency: AED
  5. DHCR Team reviews the application and submitted documents.

Change the commercial license and the operating permit with the updated licensing categories.