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Issue License

Issue tourism license for hotel establishments


This service describes the procedure for issuing a tourism licence for a hotel establishment (Under-Classificaton). Upon obtaining the permanent classification certificate, the hotel must apply online for a service called “Amend Tourism Licence for Hotel Establishments” to pay the difference between the Under-Classification Star Rating approved by the council. The tourism licence is valid for 5 years.

  • 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.
  • The commercial registration must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The commercial permit must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The commercial activities required must be contained in the commercial registration and commercial permit.
  • The establishment registration must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The Civil Defense Certificate must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The Security Systems Certificate must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The insurance policies must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The applicant’s identification card must be valid at the time of application.
  • The manager’s identification card must be valid at the time of application.
  • Copy of Commercial Permit.
  • Copy of Commercial Registration.
  • Copy of Building Completion Certificate.
  • Copy of Civil Defense Certificate.
  • Copy of Security Systems Certificate.
  • Copy of Establishment Identification.
  • Copy of Public Library Insurance Policy.
  • Copy of Building Insurance Policy.
  • Copy of proof of registration in the performance statistics program.
  • The fee is QR 500.
  • Fees are paid after the application is approved.
  1. Login to the portal.
  2. Enter basic information of the hotel facility license
  3. Enter the hotel facility organization structure and add ‘‘General Manager’’ data in this step.
  4. Enter Facilities data.
  5. Attach the required documents.
  6. Confirm the accuracy of the entered data.
  7. Submit the Service application.
Amend License

Amend tourism license service for hotel establishments


This service describes the procedures required to amend tourism licence information for a hotel establishment, and includes the following types of amendments:

  • Updating tourism licence information
  • Amending Classification Rating (following licence issuance or renewal of Classification Certificate)

 

  • The commercial registration must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The commercial permit must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The commercial activities required must be contained in the commercial registration and commercial permit.
  • The establishment registration must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The Civil Defense Certificate must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The Security Systems Certificate must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The insurance policies must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The applicant’s identification card must be valid at the time of application.
  • Must have a non-temporary Classification Certificate if amending the rating,
  • Tourism licence must be active if updating tourism licence information or amending the rating.
  • Copy of commercial permit.
  • Copy of commercial registration.
  • Copy of supporting documents chosen to update.
  • The Tourism License information amendment fee is QR 50.
  • If amending the Classification rating, the difference between the two rating fees is paid.
  • Fees are paid after the application is approved.
  1. Login to the portal.
  2. Choose the organization that you want to amend.
  3. Choose the type of amendment needed (amend classification grade- amend organization information).
  4. Attach the documents required.
  5. Confirm the accuracy of the entered data.
  6. Submit the Service application.
Renew License

Renew tourism license service for hotel establishments


This outlines the procedure for renewing the tourism license for a hotel establishment. The tourism license is valid for 5 years.

  • 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.
  • The commercial registration must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The commercial permit must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The commercial activities required must be contained in the commercial registration and commercial permit.
  • The establishment registration must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The Civil Defense Certificate must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The Security Systems Certificate must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The insurance policies must be valid for at least 1 day on the day of submission.
  • The applicant’s identification card must be valid at the time of application.
  • The application may be submitted maximum one month before the license expires.
  • Copy of commercial permit.
  • Copy of commercial registration.
  • The license renewal fee for a one-star hotel or cruise is QR 20,000.
  • The license renewal fee for a two-star hotel or cruise is QR 40,000.
  • The license renewal fee for a three-star hotel or cruise is QR 55,000.
  • The license renewal fee for a four-star hotel or cruise is QR 70,000.
  • The license renewal fee for a five-star hotel or cruise is QR 100,000.
  • The license renewal fee for a tourism camp is QR 12,000.
  • An additional 5% of the license fee will be paid for each month or part of it in case the license renewal is delayed.
  • Fees are paid after the application is approved.
  1. Login to the portal.
  2. Choose the organization that you want to Renew Tourism license for.
  3. Attach the documents required.
  4. Confirm the accuracy of the entered data.
  5. Submit the Service application.
Cancel License

Cancel tourism license service for a hotel establishment

 

This service describes the procedures required to cancel a tourism license for a hotel establishment.

  • 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.
  • The applicant’s identification card must be valid at the time of application.
  • An announcement of license cancellation must be published in an official daily newspaper while the cancellation procedures are administered.
  • Tourism Activity Cancellation Certificate from the commercial registration.
  • Tourism Activity Cancellation Certificate from the commercial permit.
  • Copy of the announcement of license cancellation in an official daily newspaper.
  • The fee for cancelling a tourism license for a hotel establishment is QR 500.
  • The fees are paid after the application is approved.
  1. Login to the portal.
  2. Choose the organization that you want to cancel.
  3. Attach the documents required.
  4. Confirm the accuracy of the entered data.
  5. Submit the Service application.