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Request to Add Activity to Commercial Register

  • Fees- QR500 applies in addition to activity fees.
  • Last Updated 04 Nov, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Business and Finance
Intended Audience
Citizen: Business Owner


Local investors may submit a request to the Commercial Registration and Licenses Department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) to add activity to the commercial register.

Online Instructions

  • Log in to the Investor Services, entering the username and password.
  • Select “Amendment of Commercial License” service and choose “Adding a Commercial Activity”, then enter institution’s basic data.
  • Attach the following documents:
    • Collective approval signed by partners.
    • For joint stock companies: Letter from the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Vice-Chairman or Managing Director.
    • Approval of the Companies Control Department on the required procedure.
    • Approval of entities concerned with commercial activities (in case the activity requires prior approval).
    • Copy of personal identification document of owner and applicant.
  • Review and adopt application data summary.
  • Pay appropriate fees to issue the commercial register following the required amendment.

Offline Instructions

  • Download and fill out the paper form, then submit it, signed by the authorized signatory, to the public service officer at MOCI or any of its branches.
  • Attach the above-mentioned, required documents.
  • Pay appropriate fees.

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A fee of QR500 applies in addition to activity fees.

Additional Information

  • This service is also available on MOCI mobile app by selecting “General Services” then “Investor Services”, then choosing “Commercial Registration Services” and “Add Activity”, and following the online instructions.
  • You can check the service information page on MOCI website.

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