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Licenses, Permits & Contracts

Audio-Visual Artistic Production - License of Media Activity for Companies

  • Fees- QR25,000
  • Last Updated 07 Nov, 2022
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Online
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Culture
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B, G2G
  • Topic : Business and Finance, Culture, Arts and Media, Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Citizen: Parent, Business Owner, Employee
Resident: Employee

Service Description

This service allows companies that want to conduct business related to media activities to apply for the issuance of a license to produce programs, radio and television series and plays, and to market this production inside or outside the country. This includes every activity to produce innovative works in the field of literature, arts or science, regardless of the physical image in which that production appears. This request is submitted via the E-Services portal of the Ministry of Culture (MOC).

License Duration: one year 

Online Instructions

  • Click on "Publications and Artistic Works Services" under E-Services portal available on MOC website.
  • Click on "License Request to Operate Artistic Production" from the list of services.  
  • Login by using your personal account on the National Authentication System (NAS, Tawtheeq). 
  • Attach the following documents:
    • A QID copy of license owner and partners
    • A QID copy of responsible manager
    • A certificate of trade name preservation (in case of new request)
    • A study of business that a company will do, signed by the owner of company or a person authorized to sign with the company's seal (In case of new or re-issue request)
    • A certificate of proof of authorization to sign, in case of entering as a delegate or authorized to sign (Optional)
    • A copy of the commercial registration (in case of renew or re-issue request)
    • A Copy of the municipality's license (in case of renew or re-issue request)
    • A copy of the establishment card (in case of renew or re-issue request)
    • A copy of the lease contract (in case of renew or re-issue request)
    • The decision to establish the company (in case there are public utility companies)
    • Disclosure of the heads of the Board of Directors (in case there are public utility companies)
  • Submit the application.

Fees

  • License Issuance: QR25,000
  • License Renewal: QR10,000
  • Re-issue Request: QR25,000 
  • Edit License Data: No fees needed
  • License Transfer Ownership: No fees needed
  • License Cancel: No fees needed 

Additional Information

  • Among the terms for applying for this service are as follows: 
    • The application is available for individuals who must be Qataris.
    • Submission is available for companies or through an authorized signatory.
    • Submission is available for governmental entities or through an authorized signatory.
  • For more information and details, you can view the service user manual

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