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How to make an application to close a health facility

This service is designed for health facilities seeking to cease operations. Upon approval, it entails canceling the facility's operating license. The Ministry of Health provides this service. 

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.

  • A valid license number.

  • A health facility has to be seeking to cease its operations.

Required attachments (2)

  •  Motivation letter

  • Tax clearance

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

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

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

Step 3: Enter your license number and health facility details( this includes the reason for closing and the date of service closure). Then check the verification box.

Step 4: Upload the required documents and click Next.

Step 5: Verify that the information is true; enter a phone number and/or email address, check the verification box, and click Submit. 

Step 6: An application number will be generated (B2……..) to follow up on the application status.

Upon approval, this entails the cancellation of the facility's operating license.

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