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Assessments, Amendments and Accreditations

Request Accreditation of Auditing Service Provider for Government E-Services

  • Fees- QR10,000
  • Last Updated 07 Jun, 2022
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Communications and IT, Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Citizen: Business Owner

Service Description

The National Information Security Compliance Framework (NISCF) offers accreditation for service providers wishing to provide audit services in the area of information security within the context of the Software Security and Quality Assurance (SSQA) certification for development of Government E-Services under the NISCF. 

The Compliance and Data Protection (CDP) Department at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) awards the accreditation to businesses, following a completed application. This provides an on time confirmation of an organization's compliance with the NISCF accreditation requirements for providing a specific service.

According to successful maintenance, the accreditation remains valid for three years, authorizing the accredited service provider to perform the service for which accreditation has been awarded.

Online Instructions

  • Log in to the CDP Portal on the website of National Cyber Security Agency.  
  • Attach the required documents available on the audit accreditation page
  • Submit your application and pay appropriate fees.

Additional Information

New applicants will need to register a new account before continuing with the application process.


  • Submission of application to register in accreditation program: QR10,000
  • Issuance of accreditation certificate: QR40,000

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