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Request License for Foreign Vessels Operating in Qatari Waters

  • Fees- QR4000.
  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Transport and Communications
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Business and Finance
Intended Audience
Visitor:Business Owner
Citizen:Business Owner

Description

Individuals, private sector companies and government entities may submit a request to the Planning and Maritime Transport Licenses Department at the Ministry of Transport and Communications to license the foreign vessels operating in the Qatari waters. The license is valid (for four months) and renewable upon request of the vessel agent and according to the project contract duration.

Offline Instructions

  • Download paper form filling out the page relevant to the type of vessel. 
  • Submit it to the Planning and Maritime Transport Licenses Department.

Service Center

The Planning and Maritime Transport Licenses Department at MoTC (Check Google Maps).

Additional Information

  • This service requires one hour to be completed.
  • For this service to be completed, there must be a freight agent, map, the ship's work contract, and insurance. 
  • This service is provided in collaboration with the directorate of coasts and borders security and Qatar Petroleum (in case of near locations).
  • For more details about the procedures of the service, please click here.
  • For more information, please call at: (+974) 40451500 / 40451501, Fax: (+974) 40452234,  P.O. Box: 23024 Doha, Qatar, email: maritimetransport@motc.gov.qa.

Fees

Applicable fees are as follows:

  • New license: QR4000.
  • Insurance renewal or amendment: QR500.

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