WATCH: What to do if you lose your Residency Card (Qatar ID)

WATCH: What to do if you lose your Residency Card (Qatar ID)

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Replacing lost identification documents can be a pain in the neck. You won't expect it to happen but when it happens it happens. 

In today's edition of QL Flashback Fridays, we remind QLers of what to do in case they find themselves in this unfortunate situation.  

The following steps particularly apply to those under a Family visa. However, the procedure for replacing a lost residency card (Qatar ID) is almost similar across all visa types. 

1. Take a copy of the lost Qatar ID (if available) and your original passport. If you do not have a copy of the lost ID, you will at least need the Qatar ID numbers. You may want to also keep a passport photo handy, in case asked. 

2. Head over to one of the Immigration Service Center in Gharrafa (Entrance 2 - Residence section) during morning hours, between 7 am and ideally before noon. Apparently, they do not process lost Qatar IDs in the afternoon. SURPRISE!!

3. Take a token for the lost ID category from the issuing counter at the reception. In a while, you will be summoned to the "Lost ID" counter.

4. Go to the counter and show the documents asked for.  

5. You will be charged QAR200 for replacing a Qatar ID. They don't accept cash so you will need a debit/credit card. 

Your new ID will be issued within a few minutes. 

Another way to go about this is that you register for a lost/damaged card in the Metrash2 app and follow the instructions. 

While it may be a scary moment to lose your original QID, authorities have eased the process of getting a new one over the years. 

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By Rizwan Ahmad 0810• 5 months 6 days ago.
Rizwan Ahmad 0810

If your QID is lost.Just take original passport to Gharaffa immigration.They will ask you to pay QAR 200 throughcard.You will get the QID in 2 minutes. Dont be misguided by other posts, like I was.You need to nothing except the original Passport.

By Rizwan Ahmad 0810• 5 months 6 days ago.
Rizwan Ahmad 0810

If your QID is lost.Just take original passport to Gharaffa immigration.They will ask you to pay QAR 200 throughcard.You will get the QID in 2 minutes. Dont be misguided by other posts, like I was.You need to nothing except the original Passport.

By Rizwan Ahmad 0810• 5 months 6 days ago.
Rizwan Ahmad 0810

If your QID is lost.Just take original passport to Gharaffa immigration.They will ask you to pay QAR 200 throughcard.You will get the QID in 2 minutes. Dont be misguided by other posts, like I was.You need to nothing except the original Passport.

By Molten Metal• 1 year 3 weeks ago.
Molten Metal

When we were having tea n biscuits at her place , yea ...........

By Molten Metal• 1 year 3 weeks ago.
Molten Metal

Rials 200 is too much , my neighbour said yesterday evening ............

By Sukanyaselvakumar• 1 year 3 weeks ago.
Sukanyaselvakumar

Hi, if you lost your QID do the following to get the new card.

1. Go to Al Gharafa immigration office, entrance 2 (Residence section)

2. At reception get the token for lost ID category

3. Go to the counter, show your passport, RP copy (if you have) and one passport size photo 

4. You have to pay QAR 200 (card payment only)

5. In 2 minutes you will get your QID card reissued. 

I was misguided by reading few old posts so I want to share my experience that I had during January 2019. 

Alternatively you can register in lost/damaged card option in Metrash2 app and follow the instructions. 

By Sukanyaselvakumar• 1 year 3 weeks ago.
Sukanyaselvakumar

Hi, if you lost your QID do the following to get the new card.

1. Go to Al Gharafa immigration office, entrance 2 (Residence section)

2. At reception get the token for lost ID category

3. Go to the counter, show your passport, RP copy (if you have) and one passport size photo 

4. You have to pay QAR 200 (card payment only)

5. In 2 minutes you will get your QID card reissued. 

I was misguided by reading few old posts so I want to share my experience that I had during January 2019. 

Alternatively you can register in lost/damaged card option in Metrash2 app and follow the instructions. 

By Sukanyaselvakumar• 1 year 3 weeks ago.
Sukanyaselvakumar

Hi, if you lost your QID do the following to get the new card.

1. Go to Al Gharafa immigration office, entrance 2 (Residence section)

2. At reception get the token for lost ID category

3. Go to the counter, show your passport, RP copy (if you have) and one passport size photo 

4. You have to pay QAR 200 (card payment only)

5. In 2 minutes you will get your QID card reissued. 

I was misguided by reading few old posts so I want to share my experience that I had during January 2019. 

Alternatively you can register in lost/damaged card option in Metrash2 app and follow the instructions. 

By muad-db• 3 years 4 months ago.
muad-db

Such wise advice .. Thankyou

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