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Licenses, Permits & Contracts

Request to Issue Business Event License

  • Fees- QR500/QR1000
  • Last Updated 20 Apr, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Online
  • Service Provider : Qatar Tourism
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Business and Finance
Intended Audience
Visitor: Business Owner
Citizen: Business Owner

Service Description

Establishments may submit an online request to Qatar Tourism (QT) to issue a business event license, according to the rules and requirements associated with it, and in accordance with Law No.21 of 2018 on organizing exhibitions in the State of Qatar.

There are different types of business activities as follows:

  • General Exhibition
  • Specialized Exhibition
  • Exhibition with Conference
  • Conference
  • Official Exhibition

Online Instructions

  • Log in to QT e-services portal using the credentials of the National Authentication System (NAS).
  • Go to “My Account”.
  • View the selected organization.
  • Select the specific service from the list of services (right-hand side) and fill in the required information.
  • Attach the following documents:
  • Copy of commercial permit or commercial registration
  • Copy of initial approvals
  • Copy of event program
  • Copy of event floor plan
  • Copy of entity’s approval where the event is organized
  • Confirm the accuracy of the entered data and submit the application for review.
  • Pay appropriate fees after the application is approved.

Additional Information

  • Applicant must be listed as either owner, partner or authorized signatory on the commercial registration.
  • There may not be another open request of the same type.
  • Commercial registration must be valid for at least one day on the day of submission.
  • Commercial permit must be valid upon submission.
  • Commercial activities required must be contained in the commercial registration and commercial permit.
  • Establishment ID must be valid for at least one day on the day of submission.
  • Applicant’s QID must be valid at the time of application.


Applicable fees for issuing the license are as follows:

  • General or Specialized Exhibition or Exhibition with Conference: QR500
  • Conference or Official Exhibition: QR1000

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