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Licenses, Permits & Contracts

Request Permit for Private Security Personnel

  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Interior
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Religion and Community
Intended Audience
Citizen:ParentBusiness OwnerEmployee


Private companies operating in Qatar may submit a request to the Public Security Department at the Ministry of Interior (MOI) to obtain a permit for private security personnel.

Offline Instructions

  • Download and fill out the paper form, then submit it to the Public Security Department at MOI.
  • Attach the following documents:
    • Letter from the company
    • Copy of passport, including residency permit (if obtained)
    • For citizens: To Whom It May Concern Certificate indicating that the applicant is not working in one of the state ministries
    • For expatriates: No Objection Letter from the employer if the applicant has been recruited locally
    • For wives on their husbands’ sponsorship: No Objection Letter from the husband
    • CV of security personnel for whom a permit is to be issued, clarifying his academic qualification and security experience
    • Copy of training certificates

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Public Security Department at Ministry of Interior

Additional Information

  • All items included in the form should be filled in order to be approved and checked by private security companies section.
  • Renewal requests should be submitted (15) days before license expiration date.

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