Company Formation

Qatar is one of the richest countries in the world. As an industrial hub in the Middle East, and it attracts numerous investments and business opportunities. In order to take full advantage of Qatar as a business hub, you are required to set up a business in Qatar. Alif Service Center will guide through the various stages involved in the process of setting up a business in Qatar. Apart from oil and gas, Qatar is diversifying its business and industrial portfolio to balance its business sectors and focus on additional revenue generating activities.


1.   Limited Liability Company
2.   General Partnership Company
3.   Limited Share Partnership Company
4.   Holding Company
5.   Public Shareholding Company
6.   Joint Venture

Each of these business forms has distinct advantages and disadvantages, as well as differing scope of business activities, registration requirements and minimum capital requirements. In most cases it will depend on the degree of commitment a company has to Qatar and the planned business activity.

If you would like further information on setting up a company in Qatar or the formation of a Qatar company or other Qatar corporate entities or require professional advice relating to taxation or the structuring and requirements of a Qatar company, please contact us. We can also provide advice on establishing a subsidiary, joint venture or foreign company to carry on business in Qatar.