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Shisha Cafe License Dubai Approval

If you are looking to invest in the business of Shisha Café in UAE or striving for Shisha cafe license, you must know the government and Dubai municipality has set a series of rules and regulations which every applicant has to conform to get a Shisha cafe license in Dubai. You are planning to open a Shisha Café or launch Shisha services in your restaurant; you must adhere to the precise process in order to avoid the cancellation of your application. These regulations fall under Federal Law No. (15) of 2009 on Tobacco Control. Here is a look at the procedure for Shisha Cafe license approval in Dubai.

Why Choose Shisha Cafe License Dubai?

If you are looking to invest in the business of Shisha Café in UAE or striving for Shisha cafe license, you must know the government and Dubai municipality has set a series of rules and regulations which every applicant has to conform to get a Shisha cafe license in Dubai. You are planning to open a Shisha Café or launch Shisha services in your restaurant; you must adhere to the precise process in order to avoid the cancellation of your application. These regulations fall under Federal Law No. (15) of 2009 on Tobacco Control. Here is a look at the procedure for Shisha Cafe license approval in Dubai.

You will need to start the process by taking initial approval by applying for Shisha Permit Service request and trade name reservation, Agreements to be signed at Notary public Dubai and finally attested tenancy contract of the premises and approval from Dubai Municipality. To submit all these papers, passport copies of the partners involved in the business are necessary. Final approval for Shisha permit will be signed by Dubai Municipality who will inspect the premises and further educate you about the shisha lounge as to continue a functional journey with adherence to the set rules to avoid a future licensing crackdown.

Documents:

To get a Shisha bar approval, a handful of papers are mandatory for the procedure and guidelines that ensure Shisha permission in Dubai. Here are the documents and instructions required in a glance:

The documentation will include location plan, design, and engineering plan, electrical, plumbing, lighting systems, ventilation system details and all the details required by Dubai municipality for Shisha cafe license.

Guidelines:

Here are some of the specific regulations introduced by Dubai Municipality for Shisha permit. The applicants should also have a sound knowledge about these guidelines:

  • The Shisha facility must be situated in a commercial building on the main road, and facility owner must provide a NOC to serve Shisha on the premises
  • Interior area must not be less than 200 square meters, and the cafe bar must be around 150 square meters
  • The minimum distance between Shisha cafe and nearby building apartments and buildings must be 150 meters
  • The minimum distance between your Shisha facility and between neighboring schools and nurseries must be 150 meters while the distance to mosques and worship places must be 150 meters
  • Cafe interface must face the main street and have a proper ventilation system. The authorities must approve the main road
  • The Shisha facility must include a separate outdoor entrance as the basic design of the building, and the service area should be isolated from the rest of the building
  • The Shisha bar should be the building`s main entrance by at least 7.5 meters
  • Cafes offering shisha must ensure inclusion of at least 3 non-smoking rooms and Shisha rooms are separate from non-smoking areas, with a minimum ceiling height of 3 meters

If you have all the relevant documents and fulfill the requirements set by the Dubai municipality, only then your application will result in a fruitful manner. Hence, to get professional guidance and avoid application cancellation in any phase, get in touch with one of our experienced consultants for a thorough consultation and proper plan that will cover you from strategic space planning for Shisha bar to documentation, inspection and successful achievement of Shisha certificate.

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