Business Licenses

Guidelines and requirements for obtaining business license:

  1. Submit a request letter to the Registration Office of the Ministry of Commerce
  2. Include the bi-laws of the organization, including article of association, board of directors, etc.
  3. Details of the owner of the establishment and passport copy of the owner
  4. 2 pictures of the owner

Licenses are valid for one year and fees include:

  1. $300: Licensing Fee for local businesses, including import/export
  2. $3000: Licensing Fee for foreign owned business, included businesses that are partially owned by foreign partners
  3. $5000: Licensing Fee for mid-large enterprises, such as telecommunication, financial institutions, electricity,water,airlines, hospitals,large schools and universities

Sample of Business License