At BBMS, we ensure our clients go through a quick and smooth incorporation process, from establishing a local partnership through registration and obtaining the required licenses. Through our extensive network of connections and government relations, we perform a streamlined operation that gets companies running quickly and ready to start doing business.

The BBMS team advises clients on the most suitable type of company to choose for their business, and offers recommendations based on years of experience in establishing companies in Qatar. The most common types of companies to set-up in Qatar are



The different types of companies listed above go through a stringent registration process owing to their unique function and purpose of operation. Out of these, the most commonly registered company is the Limited Liability Company.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the most common type of company formation in Qatar?

The LLC (Limited Liability Company) where your Qatari partner controls 51% of the shares and you control 49% is one of most popular types of partnerships we offer.

How long does it take to complete a formation of a company in Qatar?

Depending on the nature and the structure of the business being established in Qatar, the time could range from 4 – 6 weeks.

How long is the Establishment Card valid for?

It is valid until the termination of the Trade License but needs to be renewed on a yearly basis.

Do you help start-ups in setting up in Qatar?

As a company, we can assist in the end-to-end legal establishment of the company, acting as the 51% Qatari shareholder where appropriate, in addition to providing ongoing support for your ongoing PRO Service and Visa requirements.

Is it necessary to visit Qatar to set up a company?

Although, it is not necessary to visit Qatar to establish the business, the foreign party would need to provide the required documentation including a Power Of Attorney (POA) to allow BBMS to act and engage with the necessary Government departments on behalf of the foreign party.