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Approvals, Authorizations & Authentications

Request Engineer Approval in Civil Defense Department

  • Fees- QR10
  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Interior
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Visitor: Business Owner
Citizen: Business Owner


Companies may submit an online request to the Civil Defense Department at the Ministry of Interior (MOI) to adopt engineers according to the specialization of each.

Online Instructions

  • Login with your smartcard to MOI e-services portal.
  • Select “Civil Defense Services” then “Engineer Registration”.
  • Use “Applicant Information” page to enter or modify basic data about the applicant.
  • Use “Engineer Transaction Data” page to enter the detailed information about the engineer or technician to be approved.
  • Select Employee Type (Engineer - Technician), and in case of selection of “Engineer”, define if he works inside the country (internal/ local engineer) or outside the country (external/outsourced engineer).
  • Enter QID number and name of engineer or technician (for internal/ local engineers).
  • Select nationality, qualification and specialization.
  • Only for engineers: If the engineer you want to get approved already obtained a certificate of acceptance from the Qatari Engineer Acceptance Committee, select “Certified”, then enter the certificate date, validity date, acceptance and registration number in the said Committee in the appropriate fields.
  • Only for engineers who obtained acceptance certificates from the Committee: Select the engineer classification (first – second – third) from the “Category” list box, according to the classification given by the Qatari Engineer Acceptance Committee.
  • Click on “Add” to add a record for the target engineer or technician and display it in the list shown at the bottom of the page, then click on “Next”.
  • Attach the following documents:

  • CV of the engineer
  • Engineer Certificate from the Accreditation Committee of Engineers
  • QID of engineer

  • Submit your request and pay appropriate fees.

Additional Information

  • The user shall own a smart card to use the service.
  • The application is saved and be completed later in case of exiting the system or if the required data or documents are not available at present with the applicant.
  • This service can be obtained any time, once the user completes the transaction.
  • This service is also available on Metrash2 mobile app.
  • The Civil Defense Department later contacts the engineer for the test.
  • This service is only available to companies providing protection and safety systems services.
  • The commercial registration of the company shall contain the following activities: installation and maintenance of alarm, fire and safety materials, devices and equipment.
  • After the engineer passes the exam, an approval message is sent.
  • The required certificate is received through the e-services portal of MOI via (My Requests), after completing the payment process.
  • Each engineer receives an ID card from the Civil Defense Department.
  • The engineer or technician is committed to implementing the civil defense measures, as well as security and safety rules determined by the competent authority, in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Defense Law No. (25) of 2015.


Applicable fees are as follows:

  • Certificate (Application): QR10
  • Each Engineer ID Card: QR10

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