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Issuing a Newspaper

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for press corporations and journalists

Issuing a Newspaper

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

  • Print out the relevant application form for the required activity.
  • The application shall be submitted by official letter issued by the press establishment addressed to The Director of Publication and Prints
  • The application shall have any evidence manifesting that all conditions stipulated in the by-law have been provided.

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