The duty of a Government Liaison Office, otherwise known a Public Relations Office (PRO) is to carry out Government-related work for companies or individuals in the state of Qatar. Every company requires the services of a PRO, which include managing requirements of the ministries to set up a business, acquire trade licenses and assist with visa applications.
Outsourcing PRO services can offer advantages to new or existing companies, allowing businesses to focus on core activities, and enhancing productivity and profitability.
As one of the leading business formation and support providers in Qatar, Venture Partner (VP) Qatar offers a wide range of PRO services, looking after legal compliance, paperwork and government approvals. This enables companies to overcome long documentation processes for set up, delivering a reliable and cost-effective solution for both individuals and companies.
Common PRO Services in Qatar
The most common requirements for PRO services in Qatar include:
Corporate Services and Licensing: Correct company licenses and approvals are required to set up and operate within the State of Qatar this includes, but is not limited to, commercial registration, trade licensing, and immigration cards.
Visas and Individual Services: The Labour Law requires that all employees obtain a resident permit and individuals will require a work visa. Business visitors to Qatar require a business visa, to allow for a 30-day stay (extendable for up to three months). Family visas allow for individuals to sponsor their family to relocate to Qatar or visit temporarily based on specific needs.
VP Qatar, as a company, can act as the Government Liaison Officer (PRO) for Companies and their staff, providing full assistance to new companies looking to set up in Qatar. With extensive experience and expertise, VP Qatar provides complete PRO services enabling a smooth setup for all new businesses.
Why your company needs PRO Services
Many of the activities which constitute PRO services are legal requirements for all companies and employees. Ensuring that the processes are dealt with correctly and in a timely manner reduces the risk of any unnecessary fines or similar detrimental consequences.
To legally work in Qatar, every employee must obtain a resident visa and a work permit, which is also required to open a bank account, sign a residential lease, connect to utilities such as electricity, and obtain a Qatar ID.
The advantages of VP Qatar PRO Services
- Efficiencies – VP Qatar PRO services can help in reducing the cost and time involved in document processing and its clearance. VP Qatar will track documents and proceedings, ensuring companies are complying with the rules and regulations of the government and keeping documents up to date and renewed.
- Extensive Experience – Having assisted with the successful establishment of over 300 companies, branch, and representative offices in the Middle East, VP Qatar are fully acquainted with the necessary processes and legalities for all PRO services. With extensive experience in Qatar, Venture Partner has established solid relationships with trusted partners, government authorities, and professionals within the legal and audit professions.
- Transparency – VP Qatar offers a trusted and transparent service, providing all official documentation to ensure the highest quality client servicing
- Bespoke Service – VP Qatar provides a personalized approach to PRO services, with a dedicated service tailored to your business’s specific requirements. Processing government documents can be a complex task for many businesses, particularly for foreign investors who are unfamiliar with the region. VP Qatar’s service facilitates this, making the entire process quicker and simpler.
Venture Partner Qatar has a highly experienced team of fluent Arabic-speaking PROs on the ground to assist foreign companies with seamless Government Liaison Services in Qatar as well as across the UAE.