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Approvals, Authorizations & Authentications

Apply for Import Authorization of Radio and Telecom Terminal Equipment

  • Fees- QR1000
  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Online
  • Service Provider : Communications Regulatory Authority
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Communications and IT
Intended Audience
Visitor: Business Owner
Citizen: Business Owner

Service Description

Companies that have a commercial registration or end-users may submit their applications to the Communication Regulatory Authority (CRA) to issue an import authorization of radio and telecom terminal equipment. If, after evaluation, the equipment are found to meet the applicable local and international standards, the CRA grants the required certificate.

Online Instructions

  • Login through Tawtheeq account using a smart card.
  • Select the company where you wish to add an activity.
  • Enter basic data of the establishment, such as commercial registration (CR) number and commercial license (in case of an existing company).
  • Identify the activity or activities to be added to the establishment.
  • Enter contact details of the applicant and required attachments (if required).

Additional Information

  • Login using the username and password is for new companies that have no commercial registration or municipal license.
  • New Company: To apply for new company that does not have commercial registration or commercial permit, company name reservation letter from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) is required to be attached, and copy of the Articles of Association authenticated by the Ministry of Justice.
  • New Branch: To apply for new branch that does not have commercial registration and exists under main company that has an activated smart card, valid commercial registration and commercial permit for the main company is required.
  • Main Company: To apply for an existing main company or existing branch added under the main company, valid commercial registration and commercial permit is required.
  • The CRA staff will review the application and advise the customer of observations (if any).
  • The application will be lodged in the system and the customer may obtain an application number after an initial check to confirm completeness and correctness of the application.
  • Complete applications will be directed to the officer with approval authority in the CRA.
  • Following approval by the responsible staff, the customer may pay the service fee after logging in to the payment gateway at Qatar E-government website.
  • Upon confirmation of payment, customer can print approved license immediately, then the license must be sent to the Spectrum Management Department in CRA to be signed and stamped.
  • The new permit is valid for three years.
  • In all cases, customer will receive SMS notifications with all updates to the service.
  • CRA Hours of Operation: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sunday to Thursday.


An annual fee of QR1000 per activity applies.

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