Application for a Licence to Conduct a Regulated Activity using Regulated Materials


​In accordance with Federal Law by Decree No 6 of 2009, Concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy, a licence is required to carry out activities involving ionising radiation. Any business or governmental organisation including entities operating in free zones, which possess, use, manufacture, handle, store, import or export, transport and dispose of radioactive materials, X-ray generators or other sources of ionising radiation must apply for a FANR licence. 

The licence is valid for three years. If you would like to make amendments to the licence, please apply using the application form.

Required Documents

Private companies need to provide the following

  • Copy of trade licence
  • Proof of membership of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (in the UAE)
  • Passport copy with UAE residence visa for the responsible person and contact person as listed on the licence application form
  • Relevant technical information about the regulated materials (for more details see the FANR Guide: Applying for a Regulated Material Licence)

Government entities need to provide the following

Fees Information

​The fees imposed on the licensees for the services of issuing and renewing a licence to conduct a regulated activity relating to regulated material is based on the Cabinet Resolution No (8) of 2014. Please click here to view the resolution.

Time Frame

​The review and processing of your licence application takes approximately two to three months as the licence application reviewer may request that additional information be provided by the licence applicant. Once approved, you will receive an email notification to collect your licence.

How To Apply

Simply follow the steps below to apply:
1.   Download the form: Application for a Licence to Conduct a Regulated Activity using Regulated Materials
2.   Fill in the form and sign it 
3.   Attach all required documents
4.   Submit all your files as a single attachment through the link below: 
Click to apply now
5.   Provide a hard copy of the licence application form with the supporting documents to FANR's Radiation Safety Department
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