About Qatar

Visas and Permits

Tourists from over 33 countries - including the USA, Canada, Germany, and Iceland - can obtain a tourist visa upon arrival at the airport.

Explore Arts & Culture

Following the tradition of world class museums, Qatar Museums is introducing Culture Pass.

Culture Pass is an exciting new program that offers members the opportunity to access exclusive cultural experiences, dining and shopping discounts and creative educational programming. 

Sign up today for free at Qatar Museum’s Culture Pass

Education

The education system in Qatar is directed and controlled by the Supreme Education Council and The Ministry of Education at all levels. Primary school education is compulsory for every child and is provided for free in all public schools.

Moving to Qatar

Qatar has a relatively high standard of living and many expatriates find living in Qatar a very different experience from anything they had expected or what they have been used to.

Sports in Qatar

Some people say that ‘sport makes the world go round’. Guess what? They just might be right.

Cars and driving

Most people rent cars when they first move here, but this can be expensive in the long run, so its worth looking to buy or even lease a vehicle.

Doha Shopping

Everything you could ever want to know about Malls, Souks and Sales in Doha!

Investment and Finance

The currency used is Qatari Riyals which is displayed as QR or QAR for short. The riyal is pegged to the US Dollar at 3.65 and there are reputable money changes at the airport and most shopping malls.