Qatar Online Visa

e-Visa Qatar

Now the Qatar online visa is available for those traveling to Qatar for tourism, transit, and business.

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Qatar Visa Online - General information

Qatar e-Visa is an official electronic visa that can be obtained by nationals from eligible countries via a facilitated application process.

The electronic visa to Qatar was launched in 2017 by the government of Qatar with the aim of attracting foreign visitors. Now the Qatar online visa is available for those traveling to Qatar for tourism, transit, and business.

In order to apply online for a Qatar visa, eligible citizens must fill out the application form, attach proper documents, and pay the processing fees. To receive approval, it is not necessary to visit an office either - the PDF document with a valid electronic visa to Qatar will be sent to the email address.

A Qatar online visa allows to stay in the country for 30 days if the purpose of visit is tourism or business, and for 4 days if a person is only transiting through Qatar to another destination.

It is advised that travelers apply at least 5 business days in advance to get an approved online visa for Qatar on time.

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Who needs a Qatar electronic visa?

All travelers from visa-required countries that plan a trip to Qatar must obtain a visa for Qatar. Nationals from the following countries can obtain a Qatar visa online:

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  • AndorraAndorra*
  • United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates*
  • AfghanistanAfghanistan*
  • AlbaniaAlbania
  • ArmeniaArmenia*
  • AngolaAngola
  • ArgentinaArgentina*
  • American SamoaAmerican Samoa*
  • AustriaAustria
  • AustraliaAustralia
  • AzerbaijanAzerbaijan*
  • Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina*
  • BarbadosBarbados*
  • BangladeshBangladesh*
  • BelgiumBelgium
  • Burkina FasoBurkina Faso*
  • BulgariaBulgaria
  • BahrainBahrain*
  • BurundiBurundi*
  • BeninBenin*
  • BruneiBrunei
  • BoliviaBolivia*
  • BrazilBrazil*
  • BahamasBahamas*
  • BhutanBhutan*
  • BotswanaBotswana*
  • BelarusBelarus*
  • BelizeBelize*
  • CanadaCanada
  • CongoCongo*
  • Central African RepublicCentral African Republic*
  • Republic of the CongoRepublic of the Congo*
  • SwitzerlandSwitzerland*
  • Ivory CoastIvory Coast*
  • ChileChile*
  • CameroonCameroon*
  • ChinaChina*
  • ColombiaColombia*
  • Costa RicaCosta Rica*
  • SerbiaSerbia*
  • CubaCuba*
  • CyprusCyprus
  • Czech RepublicCzech Republic
  • GermanyGermany
  • DjiboutiDjibouti*
  • DenmarkDenmark
  • DominicaDominica*
  • Dominican RepublicDominican Republic*
  • AlgeriaAlgeria*
  • EcuadorEcuador*
  • EstoniaEstonia
  • EgyptEgypt*
  • Western SaharaWestern Sahara*
  • EritreaEritrea*
  • SpainSpain
  • EthiopiaEthiopia*
  • FinlandFinland
  • FijiFiji*
  • MicronesiaMicronesia*
  • FranceFrance
  • GabonGabon*
  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
  • GrenadaGrenada*
  • GeorgiaGeorgia*
  • GhanaGhana*
  • GambiaGambia*
  • Guinea BissauGuinea Bissau*
  • GuineaGuinea*
  • Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guinea*
  • GreeceGreece
  • GuatemalaGuatemala*
  • GuyanaGuyana*
  • Hong KongHong Kong*
  • HondurasHonduras*
  • CroatiaCroatia
  • HaitiHaiti*
  • HungaryHungary
  • IndonesiaIndonesia*
  • IrelandIreland
  • IndiaIndia*
  • IraqIraq*
  • IranIran*
  • IcelandIceland
  • ItalyItaly
  • JamaicaJamaica*
  • JordanJordan*
  • JapanJapan*
  • KenyaKenya*
  • KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan*
  • CambodiaCambodia*
  • KiribatiKiribati*
  • ComorosComoros*
  • Saint Kitts and NevisSaint Kitts and Nevis*
  • South KoreaSouth Korea*
  • KuwaitKuwait*
  • KazakhstanKazakhstan*
  • LaosLaos
  • LebanonLebanon*
  • Saint LuciaSaint Lucia*
  • LiechtensteinLiechtenstein*
  • Sri LankaSri Lanka*
  • LiberiaLiberia*
  • LesothoLesotho*
  • LithuaniaLithuania
  • LuxembourgLuxembourg
  • LatviaLatvia*
  • LibyaLibya*
  • MoroccoMorocco*
  • MonacoMonaco*
  • MoldovaMoldova*
  • MontenegroMontenegro*
  • MadagascarMadagascar*
  • Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands*
  • MacedoniaMacedonia*
  • MaliMali*
  • MyanmarMyanmar*
  • MongoliaMongolia*
  • MacauMacau*
  • MauritaniaMauritania*
  • MaltaMalta
  • MauritiusMauritius*
  • MaldivesMaldives*
  • MalawiMalawi*
  • MexicoMexico*
  • MalaysiaMalaysia*
  • MozambiqueMozambique*
  • NamibiaNamibia*
  • New CaledoniaNew Caledonia*
  • NigerNiger*
  • NigeriaNigeria*
  • NicaraguaNicaragua*
  • NetherlandsNetherlands
  • NorwayNorway
  • NepalNepal*
  • NauruNauru*
  • New ZealandNew Zealand
  • OmanOman*
  • PanamaPanama*
  • PeruPeru*
  • Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea*
  • PhilippinesPhilippines*
  • PakistanPakistan*
  • PolandPoland
  • Sierra LeoneSierra Leone*
  • San MarinoSan Marino*
  • SenegalSenegal*
  • SomaliaSomalia*
  • SurinameSuriname*
  • El SalvadorEl Salvador*
  • SyriaSyria*
  • ChadChad*
  • Timor LesteTimor Leste*
  • TogoTogo*
  • ThailandThailand*
  • TajikistanTajikistan*
  • TurkmenistanTurkmenistan*
  • TunisiaTunisia*
  • TongaTonga*
  • TurkeyTurkey*
  • TuvaluTuvalu*
  • TaiwanTaiwan*
  • TanzaniaTanzania*
  • UkraineUkraine*
  • UgandaUganda*
  • United StatesUnited States
  • UruguayUruguay*
  • UzbekistanUzbekistan*
  • Vatican CityVatican City*
  • Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint Vincent and the Grenadines*
  • VenezuelaVenezuela*
  • VietnamVietnam*
  • SamoaSamoa*
  • YemenYemen*
  • South AfricaSouth Africa*
  • ZambiaZambia*
  • ZimbabweZimbabwe*
  • SingaporeSingapore*
  • SeychellesSeychelles*
  • PalauPalau*
  • RwandaRwanda*
  • PortugalPortugal
  • SwedenSweden
  • SlovakiaSlovakia
  • SloveniaSlovenia
  • Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia*
  • Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago*
  • RomaniaRomania
  • ParaguayParaguay*
  • SudanSudan*
  • South SudanSouth Sudan*
  • KosovoKosovo*
  • Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands*
  • Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome and Principe*
  • Cape VerdeCape Verde*
  • Antigua and BarbudaAntigua and Barbuda*
  • EswatiniEswatini*

*To be eligible for an electronic visa to Qatar, citizens of countries marked with "*" should additionally have one of the documents below:

  • a valid tourist or business visa issued by the US, UK, or one of the Schengen member countries (used at least one time to enter the country that issued the visa);
  • a GCC residence visa (that has been effective for at least 3 months);
  • a permanent residence visa issued by the US, UK, or the EU member countries.

Note: GCC countries passport holders do not need a visa to enter Qatar.

Qatar visa application instruction


The Qatar visa application process can be completed online without any visits to Qatar diplomatic missions. Any device with an internet connection can be used to apply for a Qatar e-Visa, just follow this instruction guide:

  1. Complete the Qatar online application form. Provide the requested information and make sure there are no errors or mistakes left.
  2. Attach supporting documents. Digital copies must present all data clearly.
  3. Make the online payment. Use any of the options - debit/credit card or PayPal.

The application ID code will be delivered to your email address after successful payment. With it, you can check the current status of your Qatar e-Visa application. Once approved, the PDF document of the Qatar electronic visa will be sent to your email address as well.

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Qatar e-Visa requirements


The set of documents required for a Qatar visa application varies between different types:

Electronic tourist visa:

  • applicant's passport bio-data page
  • applicant's face photograph
  • a return/onward ticket


  • applicant's passport bio-data page
  • a return/onward ticket
  • accommodation booked via the Qatari government's official website or the address of the host
  • the applicant's valid residence permit or visit visa to Australia, Canada, USA, New Zealand, or any of the Schengen Area countries

GCC residents visa:

  • documents specifying the occupation of the applicant
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Tips on how to get your Qatar e-Visa approved

  • Check the information on Qatar e-Visa and its requirements before initiating the application procedure
  • Make sure you gather all the necessary documents and that their copies are clear and legible
  • Review the provided information for mistakes, errors, and incomplete data
  • Apply in advance, as the processing of an online visa application to Qatar normally takes up to 5 business days

Benefits of Qatar electronic visa system

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The online Qatar visa application process offers many advantages:

  • You do not need to change your plans in order to attend an embassy or consulate
  • You can apply for a Qatar e-Visa at any time, not just during office hours
  • The electronic visa to Qatar arrives via email, so you can just download it to your device
  • Our support team can help you with any issue or question that may arise during the application process
  • The processing time for online applications is usually shorter than for the ones lodged at the embassy