Initial Approval for a new hotel establishment

Service Description

Issuing initial Approval for the construction of a hotel or hotel apartments that provide guest accommodation services and other services that follow which conform to the classification standards of the Emirate of Sharjah for all classification categories based on the request of individuals and investors.

Execution Process

Electronic submission of the application and documents

Electronic Approval of the scheme

Issuance of the initial Approval

Organising an appointment in the event of a request (virtual meeting )


Valid passport copy of the applicant / applicants  (if the owner is an  institution or company ) 

A valid trade license

A copy of the valid national identity

A copy of the building plan, size A2

Original copy size A3 or CD – ROM of map plot and title deed of the land

A letter of undertaking from the owner not to carry out activities on receipt of the license, only after addressing the Authority (in the event of a first time application )

Fees Details

1300 dirhams and other fees – 20  dirhams

Terms & Conditions

Fill in the application form for issuing initial Approval

Submission of documents required

Pay fees

Turn around time

Two Working days

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