About Cinema theater operating license (permanent)

A license to operate a cinema to show one or more movies on a permanent or temporary basis, permanent theater: a movie theater that is used on a permanent basis

The name of the activity in the Ministry of Commerce

Cinema theater operating license (permanent)

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3 Days execution time
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21000 Riyal Service fee

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Information about the service

  • With the exception of the temporary cinema
  • the license applicant must be licensed by the authority to engage in the activity of operating fixed cinemas
  • and fixed cinema operators can apply for a license for temporary shows
  • submit an economic feasibility study from an authority accepted by the authority
  • that the cinema to be operated is licensed by the competent authorities
  • It holds a license to establish a cinema for fixed cinemas and for the specialized need
  • that the license applicant submits proof of ownership of the property
  • or a rental contract valid for the duration of the license
  • That the license applicant undertakes to supply the equivalent of (25%) of the value of each ticket sold to the authority
  • with the exception of theaters for specialized needs.
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  • A copy of the license to practice the activity of operating cinemas
  • a copy of the cinema operating agreement between the operator and the owner of the right to use the property
  • a copy of the national identity/passport for all persons whose names appear in the form
  • a copy of the municipality’s license for the site
  • detailed information about the cinema showing the nature of the cinema and its capacity The number and types of displays
  • seats and number of restaurants.
  • Log in to the e-services portal
  • choose a service (licensing unscheduled “non-linear” audio-visual broadcasting services)
  • complete the required data.
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