• Why UPDA/MMUP Exam ?
  • UPDA Exam Eligibility & Requirement

UPDA Means for Urban Planning and Development Authority and it comes under MMUP (Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning), currently named as MME (Ministry of Municipality and Environment). We will now walk you through each step of applying for the MMUP/UPDA Exam.

What is Real Moto of UPDA /MMUP in Engineer’s Registration Process?

The overall development is our primary aim.

To achieve progress and prosperity of our country and people

First of All Before we go into all the detailing, please make sure that you check on the below list for requirements.

  • Must be a Qatari citizen or hold a valid residence permit in the State.
  • Must have a bachelor degree in engineering or equivalent from university or institute .
  • Be in possession of full civil capacity.
  • Must have good track record and reputation, must be never convicted of a felony or sentenced to prison for an offense involving moral turpitude or dishonesty.
  • To pass the tests of the technical capabilities in the field of specialization, according to the conditions and controls established by a decision on the recommendation of the Committee

let’s get to the part of applying for the MMUP/UPDA exam,

  • Step 1: Hukoomi Account

Now First, you must open a Hukoomi Account with Qatar ID, mobile number and other details.

To open a Hukoomi account, Go to this website http://portal.www.gov.qa/wps/portal

Click ‘Register’ it will prompt you to enter your Qatar ID number and mobile number to open the account. The website will verify your mobile number with Qatar ID and if it is OK, it will create the account. (This Hukoomi account can be utilized for other government services also)

  • Step 2 : University and Certificates

# University — Check your University whether it is already listed in MME List of Approved Universities,

If not Listed — Need to do Some Paper Works

Required Documents:

1-Valid Qatar ID
2-Degree Certificate (Attested from Home Country and Qatar)
3-Consolidated Mark sheet / Overall Mark sheet (or Each Semester attested Mark sheets, if you don’t have Consolidated Mark sheet)
4-Work experience certificate (optional)
5-Training course certificate (optional)
6-PCC (Police Clearance Certificate)
7-Curriculum Vitae (CV)
8-Passport Size Photo
9-Passport Copy

  • Step 3: Attestations

All Certificates must be attested by competent Authorities in Home Country and by MOFA in Qatar (Ministry of foreign affairs)

Need to Produce Bonafide letter from your College/ university with Attestation from Home Country and MOFA

Experience Certificate:

a) Experience Within Qatar (Submit Experience Certificates with attestation prior to year 2014, MMUP is not considering experience certificates after 2014 if you are living without Engineer registration)
b) Previous experience certificate (Outside Qatar) shall be attested from relevant authorities of respective countries and finally to be attested by ministry of foreign affairs-Qatar.
c) Previous experience from Qatar (if you were worked in Qatar for more than one company) shall be attested from Chamber of commerce — Qatar and finally to be attested by ministry of foreign affairs — Qatar.
b) Rest of Qatar Experience is Considerable if it is Attested.
c) For Current Company Employee ID Number is sufficient.
d) Course Completion Certificates such as PMP, REVIT, PRIMAVERA, NFPA,NEBOSH shall be submitted as additional supporting documents
e) To obtain Qatar Police/CID clearance.

Three documents required to get PCC

1- Police clearance from home country.
First obtain police clearance from home country ( Indian nationalities can be obtained through Indian embassy/ICC Qatar (evening time) and other nationalities check with their respective embassies for the procedure).

Home country police clearance certificate shall be attested by Ministry of foreign affairs-Qatar.

1-Request letter to Qatar CID/Police.

Then login to www.baladiya.gov.qa website using above hukoomi account. In baladiya website click Arabic or English language option

You can find Engineer registration option.

There you will find an option to generate a letter request to CID to obtain Qatar police clearance (which means for what purpose you need Qatar PCC). Print that generated letter. The generated letter will be in arabic.

1-Application form for Qatar PCC.
Then go to Qatar CID police office at salwa road.

There is an application form available for applying PCC. In that application both English and Arabic option is there. Just check with them which language to be used for filling the data’s. Fill that application and submit along with your generated request letter, attested Home country PCC and your photo.

They will inform you to come after seven days to issue Qatar PCC.

Note-1: If you had taken Qatar PCC earlier for other purpose but the date is expired then you may obtain new Qatar PCC using the old one at Qatar CID office-Salwa road. Just check with them before submission.

Note-2 : Take your Qatar ID original and photo copy, Passport copy and Photograph.

  • Step 5: Uploading Required Documents

Make the documents in following formats after completion of the above procedures.

1-Engineering degree (PDF – Front and back side should be in a single file)
2-Work experience certificate and training certificate (PDF- same as above)
3-Qatar PCC (PDF)
4-Qatar ID (JPEG – Front and back in single file)
5-Photo (JPEG)
6-Passport (PDF – Including stamped page (if applicable) in single file)
7-Curriculum vitae (PDF – All pages in single file)

8- Over all marksheet /Consolidated marksheet/Transcript PDF

9-Indivisual Marksheet /Each semester Marksheet (single PDF)
Note: Give name to each file like Engineering degree, Experience 1, Experience 2 etc. Don’t put serial number at front.

Now, follow the below steps,

1-Log in to baladiya.gov.qa website using Hukoomi User ID and password.
2-Select Engineers & Engineering committee option from the page and click ‘New Engineer Registration’. Then an uploading page will open which will automatically redirect you for stage by stage uploading. At each stage you have to upload the relevant documents accordingly.
3-First you have to feed your personal data, then Educational qualification, experience etc.
4-Finally, it will ask for all the other documents, and this is where you upload the documents like Curriculum vitae, passport copy etc.
5-After click the final confirmation it will generate three pages with all data with registration number. Please see that you print these three pages and keep it with you. Affix your photo in the generated page and sign in relevant locations.

  • Step -5 : Submissions

In a month you will receive the SMS (with date to submit the documents) from Baladiya to submit all original documents.

Go to Baladiya office ground floor (Opposite of city center) on the date mentioned and take your queue token from Engineer registration option in the token machine and wait for your turn.

Location is here (https://maps.google.com/?cid=15616766414067689126).

Then submit all your original documents including documents generated from the website. You will receive the SMS for exam date if everything is OK.

Mostly you will receive the SMS within a month and they will send SMS/Call day before the exam.

Step -6: Exam

Below are some information about the exam. Note that IT and related branches only has an interview and below info is not applicable.

The exam will be conducted in same Baladiya office at 9th floor.
Enter the Baladiya office 30 mins before the exam.
You have to switch off your mobiles and keep it outside with other things before entering the exam hall.
The exam pattern is objective questions (25 questions) and the duration is 1 hour. Minimum score requirements for passing the exam is not clear.
You need to prepare within your engineering discipline subjects, project management etc.
After finishing the exam, go outside the exam hall and wait in the rest area. After few minutes they will call one by one for results.
If you pass or fail the exam, they will return all your original documents.
If you pass the exam, they will tell you to wait for few minutes to issue the UPDA ID card.
Your ATM/Credit card is needed for payment. (Fees QR 300).
Once payment is done, they will issue the UPDA ID card.
These are some general guidelines only. All the best for the exam.


  • Computer based one-hour exam.
  • 25 or 27 objective questions(each question has 4 or 5 options answers) are displaying, need to get thirteen (13) right answers.
  • Each right answer calculated as four marks.
  • Every applicant can avail exam four chances until get your license.
  • Those who are all availing the first exam can supposed to know the result immediately
  • Can access the system calculator if needed
  • Could not find or customize the UPDA syllabus for this exam. Kindly find the expected syllabus from our overall collective information’s from the participants who got license from UPDA/MMUP/MME.


  • TRAINEE (0 to 5 Years’ Experience), “C” Grade (5 to 7 Years’ Experience), “B” Grade (7 and above Years’ Experience), “A” Grade (10 and above Years’ Experience)


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