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The Importance Of Registering Your Online Store On Maroof – With Steps

🕒 July 30, 2022 by Reham Omar - 5 min read

In response to the growing trend of online shopping worldwide, especially in Saudi Arabia, Saudi authorities launched Maroof platform, which is designed for both sellers and buyers.

If you are interested in selling goods online in the Kingdom, you should follow this article and find out more about the Maroof eCommerce platform.

What Is Maroof Platform?

Maroof platform is an initiative of the Ministry of Commerce in Saudi Arabia where the Ministry grants the right to continuously monitor registered e-shops, which helps increase shoppers’ confidence by ensuring that all registered stores through Maroof do not violate any of the systems and regulations.

Maroof platform allows merchants to easily access the largest customer base through the platform marketing tools, and allow buyers to check different experiences and store reviews shared by others before making a purchase.

What Are The Benefits Of Maroof For Sellers?

Maroof platform can help you build confidence with your customers in your business through the following facilities:

Access to a larger market

Maroof platform enables merchants to easily access a larger segment of their target audiences by giving them the opportunity to market their e-store on the platform.

Clarify & demonstrate the quality of your services & products

The merchant can give a clear picture of the quality of its e-store services through customer feedback and evaluation, enabling the buyer to write comments on the merchant page, evaluate the purchasing experience, and see previous customer feedback and experiences.

 Access to Maroof platform badge

The merchant can distinguish his e-store through several means when registering in a Maroof platform, most notably by linking it to his CR, which grants him a gold “Maroof” badge, and in case of subscribing to Maroof website without the existence of CR, the store obtains a normal Maroof badge.

Making trade easier and more efficient

Maroof platform connects all registered stores’ various social media accounts, where the owner of the e-store can add those accounts, his website, and contact details to his page on the “Maroof” website, making it easier for buyers to connect with him.

What Are The Conditions For Registration On Maroof?

There are a few simple conditions that store owners who want to sign up to Maroof platform must meet:

  • The applicant must be an ordinary or legal person.
  • The product(s) must be compatible with Islamic law and Arab culture.
  • All products must have complete laboratory tests.
  • The Applicant must obtain all required governmental approvals.
  • The Applicant must not infringe any intellectual property rights of anyone else.
  • All product data must be clarified (validity date – country of origin – additional costs, etc.).
  • The merchant must commit to updating the store’s data and products on the site on time.
  • Sellers have to commit to product classifications, in addition to placing them on the appropriate list.

How Can Sellers Register On Maroof If They Have A Valid CR?

If you have a valid trade registry with the Saudi Ministry of Commerce and registered in the Absher system, the registration process in Ma ‘ruf can be conducted according to the following registration method in Ma’ ruf:

  • Login to Maroof platform.
  • Click on the “Create New Account” button at the top of the page and accept all terms & conditions after reading them carefully.
  • Press “Next” to go to the consolidated registration page.
  • Click on “My Businesses” at the top of the page and then on the “Add New Business” button.
  • Fill in the CR data, then press “Save”.
  • Check and approve all policies for authentication until your account is created on a Maroof.

How To Register On Maroof Without A CR?

Enrollment on Maroof platform without CR can be done by following the following simple steps:

  1. Go to Maroof platform.
  2.  At the top of the page, click “Enter”
  3. Press “Unified National Access” to automatically go to the National Access Page.
  4. Fill in all necessary data to get the Unified National access
  5. Register your Unified National access account passcode, & enter the visual code, then click “Next”.
  6. Click the “Register without CR” button, then click “Next”.
  7. Enter your store data, store photo, phone number and email, as well as the return policy.
  8. Enter your store’s various social media accounts
  9. Choose the store name, to get a code for your store.
  10. Copy the store code on any HTML page on your store site, to link the store to Maroof platform.


As an e-store owner, it’s important to register your store in Maroof. By doing this, you will be able to reach out to potential customers who may not have been familiar with your store. Additionally, registering your store will give you access to tools and resources that can help you better manage and promote your business.

We hope you have found this article useful in illustrating the importance of registering e-stores on Maroof. If you have any questions or wish to share your own experiences, please leave a comment below.

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