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. New Residency Permit in Qatar.

    For New Qatar Residency permit (Visa) is not printing on passport, Just We will Receive residency permit Card. It contains passport no. and passport Expiry date as extra,

    So, for your next visa renewal you will only get renewed Qatar Id and passport pages will remains free.

  2. Work Visa Expiring

    Help me please.. I am really stressed out now...

    I have 3 months Work yearly resident Visa but it will expire in July 1..

    I already done the Medical and I am fit to work.. still not doing finger printing...

  3. 3 to 4 days transit in Qatar


    My brother in law and his family are going from Pakistan to Malaysia through Qatar airways.

    They want to stay with us for 3 to 4 days in Doha. They got Pakistani passport. What visa they need and what is procedure. Can Qatar airways get them a visa for 3/4 days.

  4. NOC Problem

    My company will not issue a NOC after finishing my 2 years contract, expected case scenario ( cancellation of visa ) then departing from my native country.

  5. Sponsorship Change

    What do i need to legally change my sponsorship ?

    i've received offer letter from another company.

    I am residing here for 12 months only.

    What is the best solution.

  6. hi please help me

    i am an civil engg in diploma i failed in one subject but i got good job in qatar i came six month back here before it was buiseness visa now they are giving to me RP