Doha, The Ministry of Economy and Commerce took the necessary procedures to reduce the duration of the renewal of business license for shops.
The Ministry announced on Saturday that investors can now renew business licenses for their shops immediately instead of 48 hours according the previous procedures.
The new step comes as part of the Ministry's various smart electronic services provided to improve business services in Qatar, facilitate and speed their completion, which contributes to the promotion of trade and investment climate in Qatar, it added.
In case of license renewal via the ministry's website, Investors should attach a copy of proof of identity of the applicant, the approval of third parties for some activities and the approval of the Civil Defense on some sites depending on the circumstances.
After paying the due fees, the license will be immediately sent to the registered e-mail at the Ministry's website.
For renewal license application made at the Ministry of Economy and Commerce in Lusail or one of its subsidiaries, the applicant should provide the license application downloaded from the Ministry's Web site which must be filled electronically without alteration or deletion along with copy of proof of his identity, the approval of third parties for some activities and the approval of the Civil Defense on some sites depending on the circumstances.
After paying the due fees, the business license will be immediately delivered.
Source: Qatar News Agency