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The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

Professional Boards


 Dental Assistants Exam
 Examination DateClosing Date for Applications
25 June 2019 14  May 2019 
20 August 2019 09 July 2019
12 November 2019 01 October 2019

NB: The DOH Board will conduct the last exam for Dental Assistant in 24 March 2020

 Examination DateClosing Date for Applications
24 March 2020 01 February 2020

  • A duly completed application form 324  together with proof of payment of the examination fee has to be submitted to the Board.
  • The examination fee is R706,00 including vat. Click here to obtain the HPCSA banking details
  • Application forms and proof of payment must be submitted by e-mail or fax to:
Simangele Shirindi 012 338  9352
  • Form 297: Requirements for registration Dental Assistants and Student Dental Assistants click here
Previous Examination Papers
August 2013 click here
August 2014 click here
August 2015
August 2016
April 2017
August 2017
Examination Guidelines:
  • Preparation guide for the board examination for Dental Assistants Form 322
  • Examination guidelines for Dental Assistants Form 325