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Qatar e-Visa Application

Qatar e-Visa: Basic information

The Qatar e-Visa is an online visa that can be easily obtained electronically for all eligible travelers after completing a quick and intuitive online application process.
The electronic visa system was introduced in Qatar in 2017 to facilitate visa processing for foreign visitors.
Qatar e-visas are available in hundreds of countries around the world.
Additionally, the online visa application process can be completed within minutes from home and ends with the approved visa sent to the applicant's email address as a PDF.
Citizens of countries listed as eligible can now apply online and receive their visa electronically within 5 business days.
Qatar tourist visa online serves as a single entry permit allowing its holder to stay in Qatar for up to 30 days, ensuring a validity period of 30 days.
The only exception is the online transit visa, which is valid for 4 days (96 hours).
Potential visitors from the Middle East can apply for four types of Qatar e-visas, depending on their nationality or purpose of visit.
To successfully enter Qatar, all visitors must have a valid passport and an approved online visa printout.
An important step when applying for a Qatar e-Visa is determining exactly what type of visa you need.
Below is a list of all visas issued by Qatar online:
  • Tourist visa (on arrival and before). You can apply for this visa online or before you travel.
  • Tourist visa through employer. This visa allows your employer, embassy or hotel to arrange a visa for you before arriving in Qatar.
  • Tourist visa via Qatar Airways or hotel. This visa is issued to sponsor citizens or residents connected to the applicant through authorized hotels in Qatar.
  • Joint Tourist Visa – for visiting Qatar and Oman. This visa allows you to travel freely between Qatar and Oman.
  • Business visa. This visa is issued to foreign nationals for short-term commercial activities.
  • Transit visa. This visa is issued to foreign nationals who will make a stopover en route to their final destination.
After completing the Qatar visa requirements online (see Required Documents section), each applicant who has prepared the necessary documents can begin the application process.
To ensure your entry into Qatar goes smoothly, make sure you have entered all your data correctly and that your documents are valid.
Now follow these simple steps to complete the process:
  1. Begin by clicking on the “Login” button, which can be found in the menu on the right side of the screen.
  2. If you haven’t registered yet, please register yourself first. After registering, proceed to log in to the panel.
  3. Once you are logged in, navigate to the menu on the left side of the panel.
  4. Select the “Visa Application Form” option from the menu.
  5. Fill out this form with the required information.
  6. Finally, submit the completed form.
Remember that your passport must be valid for at least six months from your intended date of entry into Qatar.
Our online visa services team will thoroughly check each application to ensure there are no errors before sending it forward!
Online Tourist Visa, GCC Permanent Residence Visa and ETA are valid for 30 days from the date of arrival in Qatar.
However, transit visas remain valid for 96 hours (4 days) from border crossing.
The ETA can be extended for a further 30 days and the GCC visa can be extended for a further 3 months for these visa holders.
Remember that your passport must be valid throughout the trip.
Anyone wishing to travel to Qatar to transit to another country and stay in the transit area for at least 5 hours must apply for an appropriate entry permit.
Transport visas are valid for 96 hours (4 days) from the date of entry.
Designated for all countries in the world and free of charge.
Bring your printed transit visa upon arrival.
Arrive in Qatar with these documents in hand on arrival to ensure hassle-free entry.
Each visitor must have:
  • a printede-Visa to Qatar
  • valid passport for at least 6 months from the date of arrival
The electronic visa system was introduced to make life easier for travelers.
It has exactly the same purpose as a regular visa issued from an embassy.
Please find the Qatar e-Visa sample below and see what the entry permit will look like once received.

Qatar e-Visa


List of eligible countries

Citizens of countries listed below can apply for an e-Visa to Qatar (the Online Tourist Visa):

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Angola
  • Anguilla (UK)
  • Aruba (NL)
  • Azores (PT)
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda (Great Britain)
  • Bhutan
  • Botswana
  • British Indian Ocean Territory (UK)
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canary Islands
  • Caribbean Netherlands (NL)
  • Chad
  • Channel Islands (UK)
  • Cocos Islands (AUS)
  • Commonwealth of Dominica
  • Congo
  • Côte d Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Curacao (NL)
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Djibouti
  • East Timor
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • England
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Eswatini (Swaziland)
  • Ethiopia
  • Falkland Islands (Malines) (UK)
  • Faroe Islands (DK)
  • Fiji
  • French Guiana (FR)
  • French Polynesia (FR)
  • Gabon
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar (UK)
  • Greenland (DK)
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe (FR)
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hongkong
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Isle of Man (UK)
  • Isle of Wight (Great Britain)
  • Israel
  • Jamaica
  • Jan Mayen
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Macao
  • Macao
  • Madagascar
  • Madeira
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Marshall Islands
  • Martinique (FR)
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat (Great Britain)
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar [Burma]
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Navassa (US)
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands Antilles (NL)
  • Nevis
  • New Caledonia
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue (NZ)
  • Norfolk Island (AUS)
  • North Korea
  • North Macedonia
  • Northern Ireland
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paracel Islands (CN)
  • Philippines
  • Pitcairn Islands (UK)
  • Puerto Rico (US)
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • Reunion (FR)
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Scotland
  • Senegal
  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (UK)
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Helena (UK)
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Martin (FR/NL)
  • Saint-Barthelemy
  • St. Pierre and Miquelon (FR)
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • Sudan
  • Svalbard (Netherlands)
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • The Aland Islands (FI)
  • The Cayman Islands (UK)
  • The Central African Republic
  • Comoros
  • The Cook Islands (UK)
  • The French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • The Glorieuses
  • The Territory of Christmas Island (AUS)
  • Togo
  • Tokelau (NZ)
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands (British)
  • Virgin Islands, US.
  • Wake Island (US)
  • Wales
  • Wallis and Futuna
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Yugoslavia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Required documents for e-Visa

When applying for Qatar e-Visa online, you will need the following documents:

  • Passport. It must be valid for at least six months from the date of your arrival in the country.
  • A picture. You must include a photo of yourself. The photo must be passport size.
  • Return plane ticket. You must provide proof of a round-trip airline ticket to your home country.
  • Proof of accommodation. If you are staying in a hotel, provide a copy of the hotel reservation. The booking date must coincide with the date you will travel.

If you are staying with a Qatar resident, you must provide:

  • Proof of invitation letter, copy of residence visa, Qatar ID card and their passport information page.

If you are staying with a Qatari national, you must provide:

  • Copy of their ID card and invitation letter.

Important Information

  • Applicants passports have to be valid for at least 6 months forth from the arrival date
  • With an e-Visa, each traveler can spend 30 days in Qatar
  • Two of the travel visas (ETA and GCC Residents Visa) holders can prolong their stay. ETA holders for another 30 days, GCC Residents for another 90 days (three months)
  • The electronic Qatar visa has to be printed out and taken to the airport (no matter the type)
  • The online Qatar visa can be used for tourism purposes only
  • A travel e-Visa is not a working permit, nor an immigration permit
  • Applicants can use any international airport to visit Qatar

FAQ about the Qatar e-Visa

The Qatar visa in electronic form is a permit that can be issued entirely online.
Once the visa application process is complete, the e-Visa will arrive at the applicant’s email address within a maximum of 5 working days (120 hours).
The Qatar e-visa allows its holder to stay in the country for 30 days and acts as a single entry permit.
When applying for Qatar e-Visa (online tourist visa), each applicant must prepare a valid passport scan (bio data page), a copy of the return ticket and a recent photo of the applicant .
Please note that passports must be valid for six months from the date of arrival in Qatar.
Qatar visa application can be completed within minutes from home.
Our tourist visa service will take care of your permit.
All you need to do is fill out the visa application form.
This application is fast and intuitive.
Qatar visa will come to your email address.

The cost of a visa is approximately 100 QAR (or 27 USD). This, however, depends on the kind of visa you’re requesting. At the conclusion of your application, you will be given the precise amount you must pay.

If you have a valid passport and meet all visa requirements, start the application process by filling in the form with your data.
Pay by choosing one of the many payment methods available on our visa services website.
Finally, check your inbox; The electronic visa has a PDF version, which you must print and bring with you when traveling.
Once approved, the Qatar e-Visa will be sent to applicants whose email addresses are provided in the application form.
Be sure to provide an email address that you have access to.

Yes, you must print a copy of your Qatar e-Visa and bring it with you when you travel.

Qatar e-visa is valid for 30 days from the date of arrival in Qatar.
This tourist visa serves as a single entry permit.
Please note that the ETA visa and GCC residence visa can be extended by one month and three months respectively.
Qatar e-visa is valid for 30 days from the date of arrival in Qatar.
This tourist visa serves as a single entry permit.
Please note that the ETA visa and GCC residence visa can be extended by one month and three months respectively.
Our tourist visa service offers Qatar transit visas to all travelers wishing to transit through Qatar or another country.
If you need to stay in the airport transit area for more than 5 hours, you must apply for a transit visa.
This type of visa is valid for 96 hours (4 working days).
All passport holders wishing to travel to Qatar must apply for a visa at least 5 working days in advance.
This is the maximum processing time to apply for a visa to Qatar.
Make sure all the information you enter on the application form is correct to avoid delays or approval problems.
Hundreds of countries can visit Qatar with a Qatar visa.
Check if your country is listed as eligible in the List of Eligible Countries section and apply using our visa service.
All passport holders who apply for a Qatar visa online will receive a confirmation number via email immediately after making payment.
You can check how well your visa is processed using this number.
Our support team is available 24/7 via phone and email.
Visa for Qatar can be obtained upon arrival.
However, it is best to prepare and manage your visa in advance to avoid any trouble when entering Qatar.
If you want to avoid long queues at the airport, avoid problems or stressful situations, apply for an e-visa permit 5 working days in advance!

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