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Services - Get Shop Classification Certificate
 Required documents:

§  Valid personal Identity.

§  Valid shop license.

§  Fill the form available at the Occupational Standards Unit.

§  Copy of the Occupational License for the shop owner, his deputy or workers.


§  To pay a visit to the Occupational Standards Directorate at the nearest VTC center or institute.

§  Fill in the application form at the VTC institute.

§  Check the application.

§  Pay minimum fees.

§  Assign a date to visit the shop.

§  Deliver a copy of approved occupational standards to the shop owner.

§  Complete fees after the decision of the committee and its recommendations.

§  Submit the form in a formal letter to the Occupational Standards Directorate to issue the certificate.

§  Issue the certificate and send it to the institute.


Expected time:

§  A week after submission of the application to the Occupational Standards Unit in the institute.



§  (JD 100) for (A) category applicants.

§  (JD 75) for (B) category applicants.

§  (JD 60) for (C) category applicants.

§  (JD 40) for (D) category applicants.

§  In case of passing the test (JD 10) will be paid for license issuance.



§  Vocational Training Corporation institutes scattered all over the Kingdom.

§  Shop Classification Section at Occupational Standards Directorate.



§  Duration of the Occupational Shop Certificate:

§  Five years under the provisions of the law.


Related Services

§  How to renew Shop Classification Certificate.

§  How to adjust Shop Classification Certificate data.

§  How to get new Shop Classification Certificate to replace a (lost, altered) one.


People benefiting from the service

§  Shop owners.


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