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Issuance of Business License

Ministry of Municipal, Rural Affairs and Housing

An e-service that allows citizens to immediately issue a license to practice commercial activities in accordance with the specified requirements for obtaining instant licenses without the need to visit the entity. This service also allows the beneficiary to follow-up on licensing procedures through the online portal.

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2.0 Days(s)
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Arabic and English
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Frequently Asked Questions

Customer support

  • Log in via the National Single sign-On.
  • Click (Start Service).
  • Choose the region.
  • Select the municipality.
  • Choose the municipality / service centers.
  • Click on the conditions and procedures for the service.
  • Enter applicant info.
  • Click (Next).
  • Enter activity info.
  • Click (Next).
  • Enter your request information.
  • Click (Next).
  • Enter the attachments.
  • Submit the request.
  • Payments can be made via SADAD system from here.
  • Compliance with the Civil Defense’s requirements, including:
  • Do not store flammable materials.
  • External walls between buildings should be fire resistant.
  • Interior corridors should have an adequate space for ease of movement.
  • The building should not have annex or apartment with separate entrance.
  • All electrical wiring should be isolated, not random, and connected to an automatic cutter.
  • The water heater, if any, should contain safety valve and has no leaks.
  • Gas cylinders should be kept safe from flammable materials and should contain leak detector and self-locking valve.
  • Commercial register.
  • The user can issue a license on another’s behalf and should attach a copy of the power of attorney document.
  • The entered data should be valid and accurate.
  • The attached documents should be identical to their original copies.
  • The user should fulfil all the requirements of the business activity.
  • The user should update his/her data in the system.
  • The user should not be prohibited from running the business activity.
  • The user should be responsible for all transactions carried out from his/her account.
  • Service fees: variable according to the activity.
  • None

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