The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC)
Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) is a leading onshore business and financial centre located in Doha, welcoming international firms to set up business in Qatar.
What is the Qatar Financial Centre?
Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) is a leading onshore business and financial centre located in Doha, welcoming international firms to set up business in Qatar. QFC invites businesses, from start-ups to large corporations seeking to expand to the region, to benefit from flexible legal and regulatory services, regulated and non-regulated, that meet international best practice.
With QFC, firms can accelerate business growth in Qatar and beyond while becoming part of the country’s swift expansion into a major trade and investment hub. Since 2005, QFC has helped over 1,500+ companies from across the globe set up and run their operations in Qatar as one of the world’s fastest growing economies.
QFC allows up to 100% foreign ownership, 100% repatriation of profits, and charges a rate of 10% corporate tax on locally sourced profits. Its legal, judicial, and regulatory framework is based on English common law and international best practice, with an independent court, regulatory tribunal, and dispute-resolution centre.