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Assessments, Amendments & Accreditations

Request to Modify Commercial Register from Major to Branch

  • Fees- QR500 applies.
  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Visitor: Business Owner
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 modify a commercial register from major to branch.

Online Instructions

  • Log in to the Investor Services, entering the username and password.
  • Select “Modification of Business Data” service and choose “Modifying Record from Major to Sub-commercial Record”, 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, and 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 partners and applicant or passport for non-Qataris.
  • 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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Additional Information

You can check the service information page on MOCI website.


A fee of QR500 applies.

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