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. travelling outside qatar

    Am working for a company with 2 years contract visa and i finish my 2 years with him and i want to travel to different country through here ,do i need to do any document before applying for visa or living the country

  2. Family Visit Visa Requirements

    Hi all,

    I'm planning to apply family visit visa for my wife.

    Please clarify whether following attestations are required,

    1. I have my marriage certificate attested from MEA, Qatar Embassy in India. Does it requires additional attestation from MOFA in Qatar.

  3. medical commission procedure

    Hi everyone!

    I went yesterday to the medical commission to do blood test and x-ray. My question is, at the end, they just told me to go home. They didn't keep any of the documents. Is this normal?

    Do I check the results online and then just go to do the fingerprinting?

  4. Visit visa for mother in law

    My wife is 8 month pregnant and I need to call my Mother in law for her assistance. Is my wife's birth certificate required ?As I have her passport where her mother's name is there. But I don't have her birth certificate, moreover its not possible to get her birth certificate now.