Visas and Permits

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

Other nationalities needs to arrange this before hand, either through a travel agent, a hotel or even Qatar Airways.

For work permits and business visas, the local company usually arranges this.

Changes to visa regulations regularly occur on short notice, so look through recent posts in this section.

Make sure to also check with your airline and/or embassy for further information.

  1. transferrable visa

    anyone knows if there is a limit on transferring a sponsorship visa? unfortunately, this is my 5th sponsorship here in Qatar, am i still allow to have another employer if they will release me with NOC?

  2. Work Visa

    I came to qatar 2 months ago on a Work visa, sponsored by my employer, i didnt do the residency yet, not even medical checkup nor finger print, nothing... now i have a new offer from another company... The Question is " The employer wont provide me with the NOC...