RAMADAN 2024: All the permit rules for serving food during Ramadan in Sharjah

Ramadan 2024, Sharjah Eateries Open During The Day With Permits

The permits, which come with specific guidelines, ensure food safety and adherence to regulations during this important time

Restaurants and eateries in Sharjah have been asked to apply for permits to serve food during the holy month of Ramadan.

The permit for preparing and displaying food during the day will cost AED 3,000, while the permit to display snacks in front of eateries just before Iftar will cost AED 500.

Permits can be applied at a number of Sharjah Municipality’s food control section counters.

The municipality also announced a host of guidelines to display food during the holy month.



For eateries operating during the day


Food must be served off-site, and no customers are allowed inside the dining hall

Food preparation and cooking are only allowed inside kitchens


For displaying food outside shops


Eateries can display food on the sidewalk in front of their premises, provided it is not sandy

Food must be placed in non-corrosive metal containers and displayed in a closed glass box with a sliding or hinged door (at least 100cm high)

It must be placed in stainless steel containers and covered with aluminium foil or transparent food-grade plastic

Food must be stored at an appropriate temperature, and not refrigerated or frozen

Food must be prepared at the outlet according to the given approval.


Centres to apply for permits


Al Nasiriyah Center

Municipality Drawing Studio

Tasareeh Center

Al Raqam Wahid center

Municipality 24 Center

Al Suraa Wa Al Diqah Center

Tawjeeh Center

Al Khalidiya Center

Al Saada Center

Al Malomat Center – Branch 3


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Derek Issacs