What are the most important conditions for establishing a sports club in the State of Qatar?
– Number of founders (20), Qatari nationality, age not less than (18) years and having a valid place of business.
The registered sports club acquires the legal personality as soon as the procedures for its registration are completed, and it begins its activity after its registration and publicity, in accordance with the rules and regulations set by the national and international sports federations.
– What is the period for a decision on the application for registration of a sports club?
– (60) days from the date of submitting the application.
– What do we do if the request for registration of the sports club is rejected?
Appeal to the Minister within 30 days of the rejection decision.
What are the reasons for rejecting the club’s registration request?
The reasons for the refusal are many, including the inability of the headquarters to carry out the club’s activity, or failure to meet one of the conditions in the founders, or failure to fulfill the required documents and others..
The penalty prescribed for breaching the non-registration and publicity of the sports club before practicing or starting to carry out any activity related to it is imprisonment for a period of up to six months and a fine not exceeding (10,000) riyals.