Our team of accredited business setup advisors will begin by giving you a free consultation to help you understand the process and answer any questions that you may have. Before you set up the business there are certain things that we need to sort out like getting the required documents, understanding the correct jurisdiction, making sure, analyzing the market, picking the right partner and various other things. Creative Zone Qatar offers a complete range of Qatar company formation services starting from consultancy to complete incorporation. We have extensive knowledge of the country’s local business and the land’s rules and regulations and can perfectly guide you to set up business seamlessly in the shortest possible time.
According to Commercial Companies Law N.5 (2002), a company must have its headquarters in Qatar. Generally, the following types of companies can operate in Qatar:
The below documents are required to incorporate business depending upon the type of corporate structuring.
If the shareholder is a Body Corporate incorporated outside Qatar:
If the shareholder is a Body Corporate incorporated in Qatar:
If the shareholder is a Natural Person:
General Document Requirements
Draft the Memorandum of Association (MOA) or Articles of Association – this document is crucial as it outlines the relevant details of the company and its objectives and is usually done with the help of a legal advisor. This will be presented like a business plan study.
Company Name Reservation – This is done in compliance with the rules of the country. The reservation of the name is typically done through the Ministry of Economy and Commerce.
The MOA/AOA is then to be attested by the relevant authority under the Ministry of Justice.
Only once the MOA / AOA is verified, that the trade license and tax certificate can be applied.
For all Mainland Companies, it is mandatory to have an address of a commercial office space against its name.
Once the trade license is obtained, the company can apply for a computer card or an establishment card from the ministry of interior. This is a crucial step while trying to register a company in Qatar.
Get (Tax Identification Number) TIN registered with the Public Revenue and Tax Authority
Get the Company Seal
A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is the most common business entity option that an investor opts for in Qatar.
The minimum participants required to set up an LLC in Qatar are two and can get stretched to 50 with at least one Qatari shareholder.
This business entity in Qatar is formed under 51%-49% relationship where the foreign partners have the flexibility to own 49% of the entire shareholding whereas the remaining 51% needs to be held by the Qatari shareholder(s).