Qatar updates travel and return policy; classifies countries into green, red and exceptional red lists
Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today announced updates to the country’s COVID-19 Travel and Return Policy.
According to the Ministry, the below-mentioned changes will take effect from Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 2 pm (arrival time in Qatar).
The main changes to the policy include:
-Replacing the current classification of countries with two lists, Green and Red, in addition to a secondary list of Exceptional Red Countries based on international and local health risk indicators and the epidemiology of COVID-19 in the different countries.
-Travelers are required to sign an Undertaking and Acknowledgment Form before arrival to Qatar. The form is available on the MoPH website, online registration platform (Ehteraz website) and via airlines’ ticketing process. Fully vaccinated citizens and residents traveling from Green List countries are exempt from this procedure.
-Pre-travel PCR test is no longer mandatory for fully vaccinated Qatari citizens and residents who are traveling from Green List countries; instead, they will be required to do the PCR test within 36 hours of arrival.
-The conditionally approved vaccine list has been updated to include Sinovac and Sputnik (V) COVID-19 vaccines.
-Visitors are now able to activate the Ehteraz mobile application using an international SIM card.
- Non-residents of Qatar must register via the online registration platform at least 3 days before arrival.
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why Pakistan is in High risk list? meanwhile in america more than 200 thousand people died, in France, Uk & other Europe countries many people died but they are in green list. Canada Australia there is still problems but they are in green list. in Pakistan there are 25000 people died as per govt. figure. now there is almost finished corona only 1 % but still you keeping in High risk list. why this discrimination with Pakistan. we Love with Qatar and other Arab countries like Islamic brother.
Can I travel to Qatar as I have resident work visa but iam not vaccinated and travelling from exceptional red list I have booked a 10 days Hotel quarantine and ticket already and the new rules has been changed yesterday please let me know