The fastest growing business and financial centre.

Strategically positioned, powerfully placed.

As Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), we are one of the world's leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres. Strategically positioned for excellent business opportunities, Qatar is centrally placed between East and West, making it the ideal platform to springboard your growth.

Globally respected, locally embedded. 

Join QFC and you’ll be in good company. Over 900 satisfied global clients currently operate from our platform across financial and non-financial sectors, something that collectively has created a business community valued at over $20billion. 

Beyond such global recognition, you’ll find life on the ground equally international in terms of standards, with employment and legal standards on par with the highest developed nations.

Read more about the lifestyle Qatar offers >

Significantly, from a local business perspective, we have several prominent local strategic partners including governmental partners such as the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy as well as the Aspire Zone Foundation, and other national commercial partners that can make doing business in Qatar run smoothly and easily.
 

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foreign ownership. You keep control of your business, it’s yours after all

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repatriation of all your profits

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corporation tax. A competitive tax environment makes for better operations

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GDP per capita in the world. Our standard of living, is the standard by which others are measured

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stop-shop. We help you establish and run your business

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years of employment standards experience. Ensure fair and impartial advice from our Employment Standards Office

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currency restrictions. Conduct business anywhere without currency restrictions

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ethical dispute resolution. Through the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre

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streamlined immigration process. Enjoy a dedicated immigration team operating from QFC offices to streamline your immigration process

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complications. English Common Law guides best practices

Mission & Objectives

Mission

Our mission is to transform Doha into a leading global financial and commercial capital.

Vision

To drive economic development and diversification by providing a world-class, commercial, legal and regulatory environment.

Objectives

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licensed firms by 2022

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jobs created in the private sector

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growth in the QFC firms’ assets

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At QFC we passionately strive to adhere to our core values as our moral compass. They prescribe our culture, which, in turn, enables our strategic intent. Our core values express the standards of who we are, what we do and, importantly, how we do it.

Core Values

Learn more about our Core Values by downloading our QFC Core Values Brochure.

The independent QFC entities work in harmony to ensure our clients get the best operational, regulatory and judicial offering.

QFCA

The QFC Authority manages (QFCA) and maintains the QFC legal and tax environment, and licenses firms to conduct business in or from the QFC. The Authority also develops relationships with the global financial community and other key institutions, both within and outside Qatar, helping to develop the country’s private sector. 

QFCRA

The QFC Regulatory Authority is the independent regulator of the QFC, established to authorise and regulate firms and individuals conducting financial services in or from the QFC. It was established by Law No. 7 of 2005 of the State of Qatar. Its objectives include the promotion and maintenance of efficiency, transparency, integrity and confidence in the QFC, as well as the maintenance of financial stability and reduction of systemic risk. It also strives to develop financial awareness and protection for customers and investors.

QICDRC

The Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre was established by QFC Law No. 2 of 2009 (Amending Certain Provisions of the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC)) to provide a modern, specialist, civil and commercial court designed to hear cases quickly, economically and in front of internationally renowned, independent judges.

QFBA

The Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), established in 2009, is the only national institution specialised in providing training and development services for the financial sector in Qatar. The organisation operates under the auspices of the QFC Authority.

 

Download our Intro to QFC brochure to get a quick snapshot of the basics

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You can also get in touch with a QFC representative directly

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