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Establishing a Press Corporation

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Establishing a Press Corporation

Who can request this service

Establishing press corporations and issuing a newspaper are for Omani Nationals; practicing journalism is for Omani nationals and expatriates.

Steps to follow to request the service

An application supported by the formal documents and forms should be submitted to the Publication and Press Releases Department. Responding to the application depends upon the approval of the competent authority in the Ministry.

What documents are needed to process

  • Official letter addressed to HE/ The chairman of the Publication and Prints Committee and duly signed by the founders shall be enclosed with the application .
  • Print out the relevant application form for the required activity.
  • Copy of the personal identification (for all founders) .
  • Bank certificate with the capital of the press establishment .
  • Certificate of the commercial name reserved for the press establishment issued by the ministry of commerce and industry.

How the service is processed

The applicant would be informed after the request is approved.

Forms related to this service

Fee to be paid

Description Fee to be paid Places of Payment

Service Provider

Ministry of Information

Section of Local Press

For Help

  1. Tel
    ‎+968 24 61 77 28

Service Locations

Operating Hours
Head, Press Section
Saturday – Wednesday