New newspaper/magazine license



Service Code

NMC-ML-02-F03

Service Description

NMC provides this service within licenses Media Services (activities) of a commercial nature

Target

  • Services provided to individual entrepreneurs. G -To-C
  • Services provided to the business sector. G-To-B
  • Services provided to other government entities, whether federal or local G-To-G

General Conditions

First, the conditions: the availability of the following conditions on the owner must be present (for individuals)
  • The owner should be a UAE citizen.
  • He Should not be under the age of twenty-five years
  • He Must be fully competent
  • He must Be of good conduct and behavior
Also the following is required for the chief and managing editors of the magazine
  • They must have a high educational qualification from a certified college or institute or university.
  • They must have a practical experience of not less than one year with the necessary know-how to practice the profession
  • He Must be fully competent
  • He must Be of good conduct and behavior
  • The Application should be submitted by the person himself or someone authorized to act on his behalf
  • The applicant should not to be an employee the National Media Council
  • The licensing Department must be notified for any change in the license information within (14) days from the date of the change.

Attachments required in application

  • A Filled in special form requesting the issuance of a new license (for a magazine). The form should be signed by the applicant or the person authorized to do so
  • A copy of the passport, the family book and number of (3) photographs of the applicant and the editor in chief.
  • A copy of the academic qualifications of the applicant and the editor in chief.
  • Bank Guarantee worth of (25,000) twenty-five thousand AED is irrevocable and non-specific
  • Provide a draft of the magazine ( its table of content).
  • Payment of fees through the e-Dirham (Government Client Card)
  • Fill
  • In case of non employment, a signature on the acknowledgment form number (2) is required
  • In case of non employment, a signature on the acknowledgment form number (2) is required

Service Period

From start to provide the service request to complete (the media license receipt) Average length of time is 15 minutes. With the exception of information services that offer the same jurisdiction to approve or not views

Service Channels

All the NMC offices (Abu Dhabi - Dubai - Sharjah - Ajman - Umm Al Quwain - Ras Al Khaimah - Fujairah and the Office of Al Ain).
and through electronic services on the Council website

Service Fees

NumberMagazine TypeFees
1Daily100000
2Weekly25000
3Bi-monthly15000
4Monthly / two months10000
5Quarterly3000
6Annually2000

For more information, please send us an email to licenses@nmcuae.ae