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How to make an application to upgrade a health facility

This application allows health facilities to elevate their health facility category. Accessible to health facilities holding a valid operating license. This service facilitates the process of upgrading the categorization of healthcare services provided. This service is provided by the Ministry of Health. 

The processing time is 30 days, and the service is free of charge.


  • Applicants with or without IremboGov accounts can apply for this service.

  • To create an account, click here

  • Health facilities must have a valid operating license and be willing to upgrade the health facility category.

Required attachments: (3)

  • Incineration contract

  • Ambulance contract or vehicle yellow card

  • Occupation permit

Follow these simple steps to make an application to upgrade a health facility.

Step 1: Visit the IremboGov platform at, Under “health category,” select health facility licensing.

Step 2: Under health facility licensing, select “application to upgrade a health facility” and click Apply.

Step 3: Fill in the health facility information (enter the license number, the health facility new category, the reason for upgrading,and select the additional services).

Step 4: Click on add staff to fill in the additional staff member details

Step 5: Upload the supporting documents, then click next to proceed.

Step 6: Verify that the information is true, enter a phone number and/or email address, check the verification box, and click Submit. 

Step 7: An application number will be generated (B2……..) to follow up on the application status.

After your application has been approved, the health facility will be able to download the updated license to operate with the new list of services offered.

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