Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Tourism

Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Tourism

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Tourism (MOICT), is the main organ of Government responsible for the registration and supervision of businesses in Bahrain and perceives its role as providing value added services to its customers in the form of enhanced information and business processes.

MOICT is responsible for a diverse range of activities which make up the commercial environment in Bahrain, including inter alia the registration of all forms of commercial business, commercial agencies, industrial property, standards and metrology, foreign trade as well as a number of other related activities. The Ministry’s aim is to ensure the maintenance of an open, transparent and market driven commercial environment so as develop Bahrain’s economic competitiveness, and to encourage inward investment, at the same time promoting employment for the local population.