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Tour guides

Your first step to becoming a tour guide

This service describes the procedures and conditions required to apply for a tour guide course as a first step towards issuing a tour guide license. Areas to be defined: sub-type of tour guide (with or without experience), the sponsor's data, and the identification of the spoken languages. 

Applications now closed until January 2023.

  • 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 (in case of walk-in)
  • Copy of curriculum vitae
  • Copy of educational qualifications
  • Copy of language certificates
  • Copy of No Objection Certificate (NOC)
  • No fee is incurred for this service
  • Login to the portal with your NAS credentials
  • Go to My Profile or Sercies for Individuals
  • 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.

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: apply for the Tour Guide Course.

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 training course
  • Copy of the QID card
  • Application form (in case of walk-in)
  • The Tour Guide License fee will be QAR 1000
  • Fees are paid after the application is approved
  1. Login to the portal with your NAS credentials
  2. Go to My Profile or Services for Individuals
  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 your tour guide license 


The service describes the procedures for renewing of a tour guide's 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 (in case of walk-in)
  • Copy of No Objection Certificate (NOC)
  • The 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
  • Fees are paid after the application is approved 
  1. Login to the portal with your NAS credentials
  2. Go to My Profile or Services for Individuals
  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 your 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 and identified earlier by the applicants.

  • 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
  • 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 or Services for Indivuals
  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 your tour guide license


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

  • 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
  • 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 or Service for Individuals
  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.