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Apply for Reserving Trade Name

  • Topics : Business and Finance, Visas and Official Documents
  • Audience : Business

Local investors may submit a request to the Commercial Registration and Licenses Department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) to reserve a trade name.

Online Instructions

  • Log in to the Investor Services, entering the username and password.
  • Select "Trade Names" then “Booking a Trade Name”.
  • Select desired trade name and commercial activity.
  • Attach the following documents.
  • Copy of personal identification document.
  • Official letter (in case the business name is to be reserved for 180 days).
  • Review and adopt application data summary.
  • Pay appropriate fees to have the trade name booking issued.

Offline Instructions

  • Submit a service request to the public service officer at MOCI or any of its branches.
  • Attach the above-mentioned, required documents.
  • Pay appropriate fees to have the trade name booking issued.

Service Center

Additional Information

  • This service is also available on MOCI mobile app by selecting “General Services” then “Investor Services”, then choosing “Establishment Services” and “Reserve Trade Name”, and following the online instructions.
  • You can check the service information page on MOCI website.


Applicable fees for reserving trade name is as follows:

  • First time for three days: free of charge.
  • For 180 days: QR1,000.

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