Withdraw and Refund Policy for Gulf Publishers Journals

At Gulf Publishers Journals, we understand that circumstances may arise that require authors to withdraw their submitted manuscripts. This policy outlines the procedure for withdrawal and any associated refund considerations.

Withdrawal Process:

Authors may request the withdrawal of their manuscript by sending a formal request to our editorial office at [provide contact details]. The withdrawal request should include the manuscript title, submission ID, and the reason for withdrawal.

Refund Policy:

  1. Before Peer Review:
    • If a withdrawal request is made before the commencement of the peer review process, authors are eligible for a full refund of any paid publication fees.
  2. After Peer Review:
    • If a withdrawal request is made after the commencement of the peer review process, no refund will be provided. The editorial and peer review processes involve considerable resources and effort.
  3. Special Circumstances:
    • In exceptional cases, such as documented emergencies or unforeseen circumstances, Gulf Publishers Journals may consider a partial refund. Authors should provide relevant documentation to support their request.

Refund Process:

  • Refunds, if applicable, will be processed through the original payment method.
  • Please allow [Specify the expected processing time, e.g., 4-6 weeks] for the refund to be completed.

Contact Us:

For withdrawal requests or inquiries regarding the refund policy, please contact our editorial office at editor@gulfpublishers.com.


  • The decision to grant a refund in special circumstances is at the discretion of Gulf Publishers Journals.
  • Authors are encouraged to carefully consider the decision to submit before initiating the process to avoid unnecessary fees.

We appreciate your understanding of our withdrawal and refund policy, which helps us maintain the efficiency and integrity of our editorial processes.