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Tourism License for Travel (Companies, Offices, Agencies)

Description
This service is to provide work licence to all the commercial bodies working in the tourism industry in the Kurdistan Regional, before engaging in the tourism business.
Responsible Entity Information
پێوستە ناونیشانی سەردانی هاوڵاتی پڕ بکرێتەوە.
Conditions
In accordance with the tourism law no. 1 of the year 2015.
Documents
Certificate of Company Registration.
A copy of Company Establishment Contract (agreement).
Security clearance.
Lease agreement or proof of ownership of the office building.
A support letter from a relevant tourism agency or company in the Kurdistan Region (the agency must have been audited by the Kurdistan Region's auditing bodies).
A copy of the residency card in the applicant is a foreign national.
An updated CV of the authorized manager and the affidavit that s/he is not employed by the Kurdistan Regional Government institutions.
Tourism Package Proposal.
A certified affidavit to provide company profile details and its travel programs to tourism management.
A financial statement from one of the regional banks.
Time
(15) to (30) days
Price
Based on the Council of Ministries Decision no.125 of 05-12-2017:
(Tourism Franchiser bodies) 1.500.000 IQ for applicants with offices in Erbil, Sulaimaniya, and Duhok
(Tourism Franchiser bodies) 1.000.000 IQ for other cities such as Halabja, Rapareen, Garmyan and other Districts or Sub-districts in the Kurdistan Region.
(Travel Companies) 2.000.000 IQ for applicants with offices in Erbil, Sulaimaniya, and Duhok
(Tourism Franchiser bodies) 1.000.000 IQ for other cities such as Halabja, Rapareen, Garmyan and other Districts or Sub-districts in the Kurdistan Region.
(Tour guide companies for tourists) 75.000 IQ for applicants with offices in Erbil, Sulaimaniya, and Duhok
(Tour guide companies for tourists) 75.000 IQ for other cities such as Halabja, Rapareen, Garmyan and other Districts or Sub-districts in the Kurdistan Region.
50.000 IQ for inspection fees for applicants with offices in Erbil, Sulaimaniya, and Duhok
50.000 IQ for inspection fees for other cities such as Halabja, Rapareen, Garmyan and other Districts or Sub-districts in the Kurdistan Region.
Procedures
The requestor visits the General Directorate of Tourism in the relevant Governorate.
The requestor then visits the licencing room to fill out the application form.
Then visits the Incoming/outgoing room to obtain a document serial number for the application.
The requestor then visits the General Director's office for approval to send the application to tourism management, site selection team and other licensing bodies.
Visiting Directorate of Tourism Affairs to;
- Identify the company site ensuring the validity of terms and conditions of the location.
- Evaluating the tourism business plan and annual travel packages and checking report for location of the (company/ office/ agency)
Licensing body to audit the application forms ensuring the validity of all documents and granting the permit with giving feedback whether granting or refusing the application for the tourism (company/ office/ agency).
General Manager to grant the final decision of issuing the license.
Administration Directorate to issue the administration order for tourism (company/ agency).
Accounting unit to receive the legal fees from the owner of the tourism (company/ agency) with financial bank statement.
General Director to sign on the license.
Licensing body to send the paperwork permit after signing by General Director with all initials for board of tourism by supporting documentations to be signed by head of Board of Tourism.
Inbound/outbound network at Board of Tourism to register application outbound number and sending to the head of Board of Tourism.
Head of Board of Tourism to send the documents to Directorate of Tourism Affairs.
Directorate of Tourism Affairs from Board of Tourism to audit the initial paperwork which received from General Directorate of Tourism.
Head of Board of Tourism to sign the license.
Directorate of Tourism Affairs at Board of Tourism to stamp the Permit after signing from the head of Board of Tourism and categorizing and registering in database and returning the Permit to General Directorate to issuing an official letter with signature of director Tourism Affairs.
Inbound/outbound network at General Directorate of Tourism to register the application outbound number.
General Director to send the paperwork to licensing body.
Licensing body to close the dossier and granting the true copy of license to the company owner and printing a copy of the license with initials and registering in database.
External Services
پێویستە خزمەتە پەیوەندیدارەکان دەستنیشان بکرێن، ئەگەر هەبن.
Signed by
پێویستە ئەم خزمەتە لەلایەن بەڕێزان وەزیر/سەرۆکی دەستە و بەڕێوبەری گشتی دیوان و لیژنەی خزمەت واژوو بکرێت.
Service ID
MOMT - 13
Last updated09-08-2023

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