Application for Renewal a Licence to Conduct 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.

Please note that the licence renewal application form should be submitted three months before the expiry date of the licence. 

Required Documents

Please provide the following documents

  • Updated details of the radiation protection programme that relates to the authorised practice, the regulated activity and regulated materials
  • Agreement to return the disused radioactive material to the manufacturer
  • Declaration of the status of the disused radioactive material
  • Copy of trade or professional licence
  • Passport copy with residence visa for persons listed in the licence application form

Fees Information

The fees imposed on licensees for the issuance and renewal of a licence to conduct a regulated activity relating to regulated material is based on Cabinet Resolution No (8) of 2014 Concerning Licence Fees and Services Provided by the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation. Please click here to view the Cabinet Resolution.

Please be informed that licence fees must be paid at either FANR’s Headquarters in Abu Dhabi or at FANR’s office in Dubai at the time of licence collection. The licence must be collected without due delay upon the receipt of an email notification from FANR to collect the licence. For more information on office opening hours, please click here).

Payment methods are as follow:

  • e-Dirham - the e-Dirham charge is AED3 levied by First Abu Dhabi Bank
  •  credit card - the credit card charge is 2.5% of the total amount of the paid fee

Please be informed that payment cannot be made by cash or cheque.

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 Renewal of a Licence to Conduct a Regulated Activity using a Regulated Material. 
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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