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Licenses, Permits & Contracts

Apply for a Personal License of Small Printing House

  • Fees- QR10,000
  • Last Updated 22 Apr, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Online
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Culture
  • Service Classification : G2C
  • Topic : Business and Finance
Intended Audience
Visitor: Business Owner
Citizen: Business Owner, Employee
Resident: Employee


This service enables individuals to submit a request online to apply for a small printing house’s license, on the e-services portal of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, for advertising purposes, including printing advertisements, posters, media bulletins, calendars, notebooks, personal cards, wedding cards, smart cards, printing of correspondence papers, commercial stationery, and invoices.

Online Instructions

  • Go to MCS e-services portal, and enter your username and password if you were previously registered in the National Authentication System.
  • Select Personal License under the Department of Publications, Audio & Visual Media - Licensing Section.
  • Choose the Activity “Small Printing Press”, and fill out its respective online application form.
  • Attach the following documents:
  • QID copy of the license owner and responsible manager
  • Trade name reservation certificate or commercial registration copy
  • Signature’s authorization proof certificate in case of applying as a representative or authorized signatory
  • Copy of the lease contract of the activity’s location
  • Submit the application.


  • Issuing and Reissuing License: QR10,000
  • Renewing License: QR5000

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