Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ)
Connecting Investors with Opportunities

The Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ) is an independent authority created in 2018 to oversee and regulate the world-class free zones in Qatar, offering outstanding opportunities and benefits for businesses seeking to expand their global operations. 


QFZ develops and regulates the Qatar’s free zone, delivering long-term solutions for businesses while supporting Qatar’s continued growth and economic diversification. 

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Pursue partnerships with enterprises…

that focus on QFZ’s key sectors where Qatar has a strong value proposition: logistics, manufacturing and chemicals, maritime, and emerging technology. 

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Provide top-of-the-line infrastructure

a range of globally competitive incentives, with land options offering direct access to Qatar’s award-winning airport and seaport to connect investors with global markets. 

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Serve as a one-stop shop for companies

setting up in Qatar, making it easy to establish operations and benefit from all the growth opportunities available from our free zones.

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QFZ was established in 2018 to develop and oversee Qatar’s new free zones. The Authority was established by Law No. (34) of 2005, as amended by Legislative Decree No. (21) of 2017. 


Our independent regulatory team work with investors to develop tailored regulations so their businesses in the free zones are seamlessly connected to their global operations. 

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Our team

QFZ is chaired by a government minister who leads an executive team that know their markets, and are committed to connecting companies with the opportunities they need to grow. 

Chairman of QFZ

HE Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad
Bin Qassim Al-Thani

Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Faisal Al-Thani

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad
Bin Faisal Al-Thani

Chief Executive Officer

Our board

The board is responsible for setting the strategic direction and polices of the free zones, monitoring and enforcing compliance, as well as securing anchor investments. They also play a direct role in marketing and securing investments for the free zones. 


QFZ employ some of the most talented professionals in the industry to connect companies with the opportunities available from the Zones. 


QFZ is always improving its zones and this creates a host of opportunities for companies to make sure we remain one of the most attractive free zones groups in the region. 

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