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Request for Establishing a Bookshop

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This service is provided for establishing a bookshop for selling books, periodicals, and stationery.

Request for Establishing a Bookshop

Who can request this service


Steps to follow to request the service

  1. First Step: Submission of application and the supporting documents.
  2. Second Step: Getting approval and registering the business at the competent authority.
  3. Third Step: Attaching the documents of completion of registration.
  4. Fourth Step: Final approval by registering the business in the list of bookshops operating in Oman.

What documents are needed to process

  • Copy of ID card of the founder(s).
  • Copy of the commercial registration, the computer document, and subscription certificate, and the signatory sample for the establishment in case of adding an activity (if any).
  • Good Conduct Certificate. This should be issued by the DG of Criminal Investigations, ROP.

Special conditions if any applicable

  • Commitment to the Law of Press and Publications and its executive by-law with respect to importing, selling, and distributing publications.

How the service is processed

The applicant would be informed by phone, or he may approach the Ministry.

How long will it take

Around two weeks

Forms related to this service

Fee to be paid

Description Fee to be paid Places of Payment

Service Provider

Ministry of Information

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For Help

  1. Tel
    ‎+968 24 61 77 26
  1. Tel
    ‎+968 24 61 77 81

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