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  •  Procedures for a New Commercial Registration

    • There are three categories of businesses: 

    a) a sole establishment.
    b) a sole proprietorship company.
    c) a limited liability company.

    • Category one: Creating a sole establishment requires:

    1. Filling out the commercial registration application on the website of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce.

    2. Choosing a new trade name to be approved by the commercial registration officer.

    3. Subscribing at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

    4. Providing a copy of the identity card of the proprietor and those of the authorised signatories (if applicable).

    5. Obtaining a commercial registration with the requested amendments from the commercial registration officer.

    Note: Some business activities require the approval of certain competent authorities.

     

    • Category two: Establishing a sole proprietorship company requires:

    1. Drafting the articles of association of the sole proprietorship company.

    2. Choosing a new trade name to be approved by the commercial registration officer.

    3. Making a deposit of at least QR 200,000 at the bank designated by the client.

    4. Printing the articles of association.

    5. Authenticating the Memorandum of Association by the Companies Department or commercial registration officer.

    6. Filling out the commercial registration application on the website of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce​.

    7. Subscribing at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

    8. Providing a copy  of the proprietor's identity card and those of the authorised signatories.

    9. Obtaining a commercial registration with the requested amendments from the commercial registration officer.

    Note: Some business activities require the approval of certain competent authorities.

    • Third Category: Establishment of a limited liability company

    1. Drafting the articles of association of the limited liability company.

    2. Choosing a new trade name to be approved by the commercial registration officer.

    3. Making a deposit of at least QR 200,000 at the bank designated by the client.

    4. Printing the articles of association.

    5. Authenticating the Memorandum of Association by an employee of the Justice Ministry or Companies Department or commercial registration officer.

    6. Filling out the commercial registration application on the website of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce.

    7. Subscribing at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Qatar.​​

    8. Providing a copy of the proprietor's identity card and those of the authorised signatories.

    9. Obtaining a commercial registration with the requested amendments from the commercial registration officer.

    Note: Some business activities require the approval of certain competent authorities.

     

    • Establishing a new branch of a sole proprietorship company requires:

    1. Filling out the application form on the website of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce.

    2. Choosing a trade name for the commercial branch to be approved by the commercial registration officer.

    3. Submitting a Memorandum of Association by the proprietor and authorised signatories.

    4. Providing a copy of ID cards.

    5. Obtaining a commercial registration for the new branch from the commercial registration officer

    Note: Some business activities require approval from certain competent authorities.

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    • Establishing a new branch of a limited liability company requires:

    1. Filling out the application form on the website of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce.

    2. Choosing a trade name for the commercial branch to be approved by the commercial registration officer.

    3. Submitting a memorandum including the signature of partners.

    4. Providing a copy of ID cards.

    5. Obtaining a commercial registration for the new branch from the commercial registration officer.

    Note: Some business activities require approval from certain competent authorities.

     

    • Establishing a new branch of a sole establishment requires:

    1. Filling out the application form on the website of the Ministry of Economy and C​ommerce.

    2. Choosing a trade name for the commercial branch to be approved by the commercial registration officer.

    3. Providing a copy of the proprietor's identity card and those of the authorised signatories (if applicable).

    4. Obtaining a commercial registration for the new branch from the commercial registration officer.

    Note: Some business activities require approval from certain competent authorities.

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