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Licenses, Permits & Contracts

Audio-Visual Production - License of Media Activity for Individuals

  • Fees- QR25,000
  • Last Updated 22 Apr, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Online
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Culture
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B
  • Topic : Business and Finance, Culture, Arts and Media, Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Visitor: Business Owner
Citizen: Business Owner, Employee
Resident: Employee


This service enables individuals who wish to practice media-related activities, to apply for a license for the production of radio and TV programs, series, plays, and for marketing them inside and outside Qatar. This includes any activity carried out to produce innovative works in the field of literature, arts, science, or whatever the form the final production has.

Online Instructions

  • Login into the e-services portal of the Ministry of Culture and Sports (MCS), by entering your username and password if you were previously registered in the National Authentication System.
  • Select the service License Service of Media Activity for Individuals, from Publications, Audio & Visual Media Department - Licensing Section, and fill out its respective online application form.
  • Attach the following documents:
    • Copy of QID of the owner (license owner), responsible manager, and his/her partners
    • Brief study of the activities to be performed after receiving the license
    • Certificate of trade name reservation for issuing a new license
    • Copy of the company’s under-establishment document
    • Lease copy of the place where the activity is to be held
    • Proof Certification of signature authorization, in case of logging as a representative or authorized signatory
  • Pay appropriate fees and submit your request.


  • New issue or re-issue: QR25,000
  • Renewal: QR10,000

Additional Information

It takes five (5) working days to get the license.

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