What are the steps for opening a company in Qatar?
Foreign companies that want to expand their business to Qatar can open a branch or incorporate a new business entity. A requirement for doing business in the country for foreign corporations is to appoint a representative. One of our company registration agents in Qatar can help by answering your questions about the steps for business incorporation in the country ... A few steps are mandatory for all investors who decide to open a company in Qatar:reserve a company name with the Commercial Registry and Trademark Department; open a bank account and deposit the paid-up capital; draw up the Articles of Association and submit them for approval from the Commercial Companies Control Department; authenticate the Articles of Association; submit the documents and register with the Commercial Registry belonging to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry; register for tax purposes and make a company seal; a trade license and signage license are obtained from the Municipality of Doha. Other special permits and licenses may be needed, as per the company’s activities. The procedures described above are a summarized description of the steps that need to be achieved in order to have a registered and operational legal entity. We recommend seeking advice from our Qatar company registration firm. Our team of experts can help you understand the process and abide restrictions imposed in respect to foreign ownership.