Qatar Visa

Doha, one of the world’s most intriguing tourist destinations, offers a rich array of experiences that are perfectly suited for visitors. Discover Qatar tours include half- and full day desert safaris, city and cultural tours, traditional dhow cruise, some of the world’s best shopping and culinary experiences and many more.

Offering something for everyone, Doha is a destination for architecture lovers with the world-famous iconic Museum of Islamic Art, adventurous visitors with the Inland Sea and Singing Sand Dunes, art lovers with Arab Museum of Modern Art, Al Riwaq Gallery or Richard Serra’s West-East sculpture in the Zekreet Desert, or those who like to have five star culinary experiences with Michelin Star restaurants such as Nobu and Hakkasan.

Have a look at transit and tourist visa types and find out which one is suitable for you.


  Online Transit Visa Visa- Free Entry
Where/How to apply Qatar Airways accepts applications on behalf of Ministry of Interior, State of Qatar. Click here to apply. Not Applicable
Payment & Fees
FREE - Departure tax may be collected if it wasn’t collected at the time of issuance of ticket
All nationalities may apply - visas are granted at the sole discretion of Qatar Ministry of Immigration
Nationals from a total of 80 countries* can now take advantage of visa-free entry into Qatar. Click Here for more information.
Must have onward flight ticket? Yes, also requires onward flight from Doha on Qatar Airways (no codeshare) Yes, requires a confirmed outbound flight from Doha 
Must have Qatar Airways flight ticket? Yes  No
When to apply 7 - 30 days prior to arrival Not Applicable
Hotel booking required No No
Minimum hotel stay requirement Not mandatory - optional Discover Qatar Stopover Packages available Not mandatory
Duration of stay 5 - 96 hours Click Here for more information
Visa Validity (based on application date) 30 days (single entry) Click Here for more information
Extension of visa Not Applicable  Click Here for more information
Processing time 7 days Not Applicable 
Age Restriction No Restriction Declared No Restriction Declared
What happens if the visa is rejected Qatar Airways flights can be modified without penalty.  Click Here for more information.





*Terms and conditions apply.

** Transit visa is not needed if you are a citizen of any of the 80 countries eligible for visa-free entry. Click Here for more information.