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Apply for tour operator counter permit

Apply for a permit to open a new tour operator counter, desk or kiosk

Tour operators who wish to operate an excursions desk at a venue such as a hotel or a shopping mall require a permit to operate. Apply for the tour operator counter permit online via the ePermits portal.

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Document requirements
A copy of the counter tenancy contract, two clear photos of the counter location
Service users
Tourism companies, tour operators
1,500AED per year + (10AED knowledge + 10AED innovation fees)
Processing time
Up to one business day
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