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Reservation of Business Name

Ministry of Commerce

An e-service provided by the Ministry of Commerce, which enables clients to submit a request for reserving a trading name, and obtain the approval of the competent employee, without the need to attend the ministry building.

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Businesses, Corporations
Target audience
1.0 Days(s)
Service duration
Arabic and English
Service provided in
Kiosks, Portal, Service centers,
Service channels
Service cost

Frequently Asked Questions

Customer support

  • Enter the e-service link.
  • Login using your username and password.
  • .Click on (My Trade Names) icon
  • Type the name to be reserved in the trade name box.
  • Fill in the required information and specify the type of booking (Suggested - Special).
  • Click on (Initial Enquiry) icon.
  • After approving the initial enquiry request, click on (Send).
  • The application will be reviewed and approved electronically.
  • The trade name must not be similar, singular or plural, or identical to a trade name previously registered for another person.
  • The trade name must not be non-Arabic or have no meaning.
  • The trade name should not be a family name unless the name is existing with the same activity for the customer and has been previously registered for him.
  • The name should not contain a title (lawyer - master - lady - prince - princess - sheikh - father - brother)
  • Gulf, Arabic, international and international words are accepted with the trade name.
  • It is not allowed to add activities in the trade name such as (contracting - trade - maintenance - real estate)
  • All names that contain a religious overtone are prohibited. * Attached are the names that are not allowed to be registered
  • The trade name must not contain the name of a non-Arab country or city.
  • You cannot reserve a trade name that contains the word group unless after reviewing the Ministry to fulfill the conditions.
  • To register a professional name (office), visit the consulting professions page (only companies can reserve a professional name).
  • The maximum number of names reserved for a client is three.
  • No Requirements

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