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Appointment booking

Your first step to becoming a tour guide


This service describes the procedures and conditions required to book a personal interview as a first step towards issuing a tour guide licence. Areas to be defined: type of tour guide (general-location), the sponsor's data, the identification of the languages used, and the proposed date for the interview.

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years old
  • Applicant’s QID card must be valid at the time of application
  • There is no other open application of the same type for the same applicant
  • Copy of QID card
  • Application form
  • Copy of curriculum vitae
  • Copy of educational qualifications
  • Copy of language certificates
  • No fee is incurred for this service
  • Login to the portal with your NAS credentials
  • Go to My Profile
  • Select the specific service from the List of services (right-hand side)
  • Fill in the required data
  • Attach the required documents
  • Confirm the accuracy of the entered data
  • Submit the service application

To download the step-by-step process of tour guide licensing click here.

Test fee payment

A step closer to issuing your tour guide license


The service describes the procedures necessary to pay the final exam fees in order to complete the rest of the steps of issuing the tour guide license, where the accredited and authorized university and the type of training will be selected.

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years old
  • Applicant’s QID card must be valid at the time of application
  • There is no other open application of the same type for the same applicant
  • Before applying for this service, the applicant must have passed the interview test
  • Copy of the QID card
  • Application form
  • Copy of the training course certificate
  • Test fee is QAR 1,200
  • In the case of examination failure, the test fee for the following times is QAR 2000 per test
  • Fees are to be paid only after the application is approved
  1. Login to the portal with your NAS credentials
  2. Go to My Profile
  3. Select the specific service from the List of services (right-hand side)
  4. Fill in the required data
  5. Attach the required documents
  6. Confirm the accuracy of the entered data
  7. Submit the service application

To download the step-by-step process of tour guide licensing click here.

Issue license

Issue a tour guide license 



The service describes the procedures and requirements for the issuance of a tour guide license, where the type of tour guide chosen previously is confirmed.

  Pre-requisite: Personal appointment booking & payment of the final test fees for the NTC.

The license is valid for one year only.

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years old
  • Applicant’s QID card must be valid at the time of application
  • There is no other open application of the same type for the same applicant
  • Before applying for this service, the applicant must have successfully passed the NTC test
  • Copy of the QID card
  • Application form
  • The fee for the final test will be QAR 1000
  1. Login to the portal with your NAS credentials
  2. Go to My Profile
  3. Select the specific service from the List of services (right-hand side)
  4. Fill in the required data
  5. Attach the required documents
  6. Confirm the accuracy of the entered data
  7. Submit the service application

To download the step-by-step process of tour guide licensing click here.

Renew license

Renew a tour guide license 


The service describes the procedures for renewing of a tour guide license. Renewal is for one year only.

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years old
  • Applicant’s QID card must be valid at the time of application
  • There is no other open application of the same type for the same applicant
  • Applicants may apply to this service one month prior to the expiry of the license
  • Copy of the QID card
  • Application form
  • Renewal fee for a Tour Guide License is QR 1000
  • An additional 5% of the license fee will be paid for each month or part of it in the case license renewal is delayed
  • An additional 5% of the license fee will be paid for each month or part of it in the case license renewal is delayed
  1. Login to the portal with your NAS credentials
  2. Go to My Profile
  3. Select the specific service from the List of services (right-hand side)
  4. Fill in the required data
  5. Attach the required documents
  6. Confirm the accuracy of the entered data
  7. Submit the service application

To download the step-by-step process of tour guide licensing click here.

Amend license

Amend tour guide license 


This service describes the procedures to amend the tour guide license in terms of tour guide’s type or the languages used originally & identified earlier by the applicants.

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years old
  • Applicant’s QID card must be valid at the time of application
  • The tour guide’s license must be active
  • Copy of the QID card
  • Application form
  • Copy of educational qualifications
  • Copy of languages certificates
  • The tourism license information amendment fee is QR 100
  • Fees are paid after the application is approved
  1. Login to the portal with your NAS credentials
  2. Go to My Profile
  3. Select the specific service from the List of services (right-hand side)
  4. Fill in the required data
  5. Attach the required documents
  6. Confirm the accuracy of the entered data
  7. Submit the service application

To download the step-by-step process of tour guide licensing click here.

Cease license

Cease a tour guide license 


This service describes the necessary procedures for ceasing (stopping) a tour guide license and the related work conditions and rules.

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years old
  • Applicant’s QID card must be valid at the time of application
  • There should be no violations pending on the tour guide before applying for cancellation of the license
  • Copy of the QID card
  • Application form
  • The fee incurred in cancellation of the tour guide license is QAR 500
  • The fee is to be paid only after the application has been approved
  1. Login to the portal with your NAS credentials
  2. Go to My Account
  3. Click on View to choose the organization
  4. Select the specific service from the List of services (right-hand side)
  5. Fill in the required data
  6. Attach the required documents
  7. Confirm the accuracy of the entered data
  8. Submit the service application

To download the step-by-step process of tour guide licensing click here.