Visas for citizens of some countries may take up to 2 months. So make sure to plan ahead. Depending on your citizenship, you can either obtain a visa on arrival, request a visa through the hotel, or contact the local chair for help.
Visa on Arrival
The citizens of the following countries and regions can get a visa upon arrival in Qatar at the cost of 100 QR (roughly $27.5):
United States, Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, the Vatican,Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Lichtenstein, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and South Korea.
Visa for other Nationals
Visa requirements for citizens of other countries are:
- Guaranteed Reservations booking at the Hotel (prior to the application). It is mandatory to the guest to stay at a hotel with visa support office from the arrival until departure of the country.
- Clear colored passport copy. All details should be visible. Indian Nationality needs the father page of their passport.
- From guest who has traveled to Qatar previously, a copy of the passport page with the exit stamp.
- Credit Card Authorization form to charge the visa payment of 250-300 QAR per visa (depending on hotel).
- Copy of the Credit Card Back and Front.
- Copy of the passport or ID cardholder if its 3rd party.
- Invitation Letter to be supplied by EMNLP.
- A filled and signed visa application is required for each visa applicant.
- Proof of relationship (such as: Marriage Certificate or Birth Certificate).
- An average of 7 to 8 working days is required for issuing a tourist visa. Visas will be release depending on the approval of Qatar Immigration Office.
Nationals Requiring Assistance
If you are citizen of the following countries:
Jordan, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Morocco, Nigeria, Yemen, and Iran
please contact the local chair for assistance in the process of obtaining a visa. Please plan ahead as the visa may require up to 8 weeks to be issued.