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Travel to Qatar has been made easy and accessible, allowing citizens from over 95+ countries to enter Qatar visa-free, as well as offering simple online visa application for all other foreign nationals.
Foreign nationals eligible for visa-free travel to Qatar will receive a visa waiver at the Qatar point of entry, allowing them a single or multiple entry visa that allows for a 30 or 90-day stay within a 180-day validity period. Travelers not eligible for visa-free travel or visa-on-arrival can apply for a single or multiple entry visa to Qatar, available in a variety of stay durations, depending on the purpose of your visit and intended frequency of travel to Qatar.
It is important to note that 30-day visa waivers can be extended once for an additional 30 days, while 90-day visa waivers cannot be extended and only allow for a total stay of 90 days, within any given 180-day validity period.
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Qatar Tourist Visa
If you are not eligible to enter Qatar visa-free, you can apply online for a Qatar tourist visa prior to traveling to Qatar. Citizens from over 80+ countries can obtain a Qatar tourist visa-on-arrival at Qatar points of entry, or can also choose to apply online before traveling, in order to avoid airport lines. Depending on your nationality and service availability, the different Qatar tourist visa options are:
– Tourist Visa (before or upon arrival)
– Tourist Visa through Employer (embassies or authorized entities)
– Tourist Visa through Qatar Airways or Hotels (authorized airlines and hotels)
The Qatar tourist visa through Qatar Airways or Hotels allows for only a 30-day stay in Qatar and is not extendable.
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Who needs to apply for Qatar visa?
All foreign nationals who are not eligible to travel visa-free or obtain a visa-on-arrival, can apply online for a Qatar visa in just a few easy steps.
GCC citizens can travel to Qatar visa-free and need only present their passport or national ID at the Qatar point of entry. GCC residents of certain professions and their companions can obtain a visa-on-arrival in Qatar or apply at a Qatari embassy or representation office abroad and receive a 30-day extendable Qatar visit visa.
Foreign nationals, who are not eligible for visa-free travel to Qatar, but hold a residency permit or visit visa to Schengen countries, UK, USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand, can apply online for an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA), prior to traveling to Qatar. The ETA allows its holders to stay in Qatar for 30 days, extendable once for an additional 30 days.
Qatar visa requirements
For traveling to Qatar, the following requirements should be met before applying for a Qatar visa:
One color copy of passport, valid for at least 6 months
One return or onward airline booking
Hotel booking or proof of lodging in Qatar
Depending on your nationality, some foreign nationals may be required to hold a valid credit/debit card or show proof of financial viability during their stay in Qatar.
Qatar visa processing
Qatar has made travel easy for foreign nationals wishing to travel to Qatar. In just a few simple steps, travelers can apply online for a Qatar visa:
- Complete visa application form: Fill out application form and submit required documents
- Pay visa fee: Pay the visa application fee with a valid credit/debit card
- Receive approved visa: If approved, receive visa directly to your email