Who needs to be authorised in the QFC?
A firm or individual that conducts financial services in, or from, the QFC must be authorised by the QFC Regulatory Authority.
We only regulate firms operating within, or from, the QFC.
Specifically, our regulatory jurisdiction extends to
- Corporate banks
- Investment banks
- Investment managers
- Advisory firms
- Insurance intermediaries
For information on how to apply, please click here.
Financial regulation in the State of Qatar
Qatar’s regulatory framework defines the regulatory jurisdictions of the Qatar Central Bank, the Qatar Financial Markets Authority, and the QFC Regulatory Authority.
If your firm falls under the jurisdiction of the Qatar Central Bank or the Qatar Financial Markets Authority as defined in the above chart, please contact the appropriate regulator directly to initiate the licencing process.