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Licenses, Permits & Contracts

Apply for Home License to Ministry of Commerce and Industry

  • Fees- QR 1020 fee applies.
  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Citizen: Business Owner


Local investors may submit a request online to the Commercial Registration and Licensing Department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) to apply for a home license.

Online Instructions

  • Login to the Investor Services, entering the username and password.
  • Select “Commercial Licenses” service, and then “Application for a Home License”.
  • Enter all the required data, and attach the following documents:
    • A pledge from the licensee (that he/she will not violate the license conditions).
    • Copy of the Applicant's ID card.
    • Ownership act only, in case the property is registered as a villa or a popular house. In case of registering a vacant land, then a building completion certificate is required.
    • No objection letter from the owner and a copy of the ID (in case the house is rented).
    • No objection letter from the guardian and a copy of the ID card (if the license is for a member of the household first-degree relatives only).
    • In case of food activity: "Copy of the licensee's health certificate and providing of civil defense requirements”.
  • Pay appropriate fees to apply for a home license.

Offline Instructions

  • Download and fill out the paper form, then get it signed by the authorized signatory.
  • Attach the above-mentioned, required documents, and submit them along with the signed application form, to the public service officer at MOCI or any of its branches.

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Additional Information

You can check the service information page on MOCI website.


A fee of QR1020 applies.

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