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MOMRA: Duration of municipal licenses starts from 3 and up to 5 years

Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs, has approved the amendment of Article 8 of the executive regulations of municipal licensing procedures.

According to ministry decision, the duration of municipal license for exercising any activity which is subject of supervision of ministry ,its municipalities and sub-municipalities for a period of 3 years and up to 5 years; instead of what is applied in the previous regulation (the license is for one year, then commercial establishments can renew again ), provided that municipal fees are paid for the entire period of the license, or for each year depending on the request of the license owner.

The decision comes within the framework of the Ministry's plan to facilitate on owners of commercial establishments, shops, businessmen and investors, while decision is applicable 30 days after its issuance.

2/28/2019 Sabq Newspaper
Last Modified Date: 3/7/2019 8:48 AM