Schedule 4 — Fees

1. Application Fees

An Applicant seeking a Licence to conduct Non-Regulated Activities must pay the fees as follows, and as may be amended by the QFCA from time to time:

Non-regulated Activity (USD or equivalent in QAR)
Ship broking and shipping agents 5000
Classification services, investment grading and other grading services 5000
Company headquarters, management offices and treasury operations 5000
Professional services including legal, accounting and consulting 5000
Holding companies 5000
Formation, operation and administration of trusts 5000
Formation, operation and administration of companies 5000
Special Purpose Companies 5000
Single Family Offices 5000

No separate fee is payable for registration with the CRO.
2. Annual Fees

2.1 Initial Annual Fee
(1) A Licensed Firm must pay to the QFCA an initial annual fee for the initial period after the grant of Licensed Firm status.
(2) The initial annual fee is calculated as the standard annual fee pro-rated over the whole months remaining between the date of the grant of the Licence and the end of the calendar year.
2.2 Subsequent Annual Fees
(1) A Licensed Firm must pay to the QFCA a standard annual fee after the period described in above paragraph 2.1.
(2) The standard annual fee is as follows, and may be amended by the QFCA:

Non-regulated Activity (USD or equivalent in QAR)
Ship broking and shipping agents 5000
Classification services including credit ratings 5000
Non-regulated Activity (USD or equivalent in QAR)
Company headquarters, management offices and treasury operations 5000
Professional services including legal, accounting and consulting 5000
Holding companies 500
Formation, operation and administration of trusts 5000
Formation, operation and administration of companies 5000
Special Purpose Companies 500
Single Family Offices 5000

3. Provision of Extracts of Information from the Registers of Public Information

In accordance with General Rule 10.6, Persons must upon Application for extracts of information from the registers of public information maintained by the QFCA, whether relating to either a Licensed Firm or a Registered Function, pay to the QFCA the prescribed fee of US$50 for each specific information request.
4. Miscellaneous Fees

The QFCA may also charge fees as specified in Schedule 4 or otherwise by notice for various services requested by Licensed or Authorised Firms not mandated by any Relevant Requirement but are otherwise consistent with the QFCA'sObjectives. The minimum fee for any such service shall be US$50.00 and notice will be provided in advance of actual fees to be assessed for that service.
Amended (as from 23rd September 2014)