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Visa Information

Visa Services

Qatar's Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways recently announced that Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, effective immediately. These developments come as part of a series of measures that Qatar has taken to facilitate visitor access to the country. Qatar has launched an e-visa platform, www.qatarvisaservice.com through which travelers of all nationalities can apply for tourist and visitor visas with more efficiency and ease.

The below section details the new visa waiver eligibility for citizens of the 80 countries. Entry to Qatar is approved at the sole discretion of Qatar's Ministry of Interior.

Visa-Free Entry

Nationals of the 33 countries listed below do not require prior visa arrangements and can obtain a visa waiver upon arrival in Qatar. The waiver will be valid for 180 days from the date of issuance and entitle its holder to spend up to 90 days in Qatar, during either a single trip or on multiple trips.

Austria
Bahamas
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Seychelles
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey

Nationals of the 47 countries listed below do not require prior visa arrangements and can obtain a visa waiver upon arrival in Qatar. The waiver will be valid for 30 days from the date of issuance and entitle its holder to spend up to 30 days in Qatar, during either a single trip or on multiple trips. This waivermaybeextended for a further 30 days.

Andorra
Argentina
Australia
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Bolivia
Brazil
Brunei
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
Ecuador
Georgia
Guyana
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Japan
Kazakhstan
Lebanon
Macedonia
Malaysia
Maldives
Mexico
Moldova
Monaco
New Zealand
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Russia
San Marino
Singapore
South Africa
South Korea
Suriname
Thailand
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Vatican City
Venezuela

Note: Visitors travelling to Qatar with Qatar Airways, may select 'Apply for a visa' after logging in to 'My Trips' on the airline's website. This automatically links airline booking information with the VFS Global system allowing visitors to start the Qatar Tourist Visa application process for the passenger and any accompanying travellers under the same booking.