Qatar is one of those astonishing and wealthy countries that simply has so much to offer to every traveler. The good news is that you don’t need to apply beforehand for a visa to Qatar. If you are a US citizen they will give you a visa waiver upon arrival valid for 30 days on both single and multiple trips with the chance to extend it for another month.
You will need to show them a valid passport (with 6 months minimum validity) and a confirmed onward or return ticket.
You will be asked to present proof of vaccine application (the whole list is in the Frequently Asked Questions portion below). iVisa.com has gathered certain vaccine requirements that you must comply with before you travel to Qatar. There’s an optional traveling document you might be interested in, the Qatar Embassy Registration.
If you decide to get your Qatar Embassy Registration you will be registered in your embassy and that will provide you with a sense of protection while you are traveling abroad.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a COVID vaccine or vaccination certificate to enter Qatar?
No, you don't. As of today, COVID vaccination passports or certificates are not mandatory to enter Qatar.
Now if you are a Covid vaccine certificate holder coming from green list countries, you won't need to follow a quarantine.
Approved vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, and Johnson & Johnson.
Travelers that have received full vaccination of Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V, Covaxin (conditionally approved vaccines), must also present a Serology Antibody test with a positive result before travelling to Qatar. Passengers that do not show these documents must follow a 7-day quarantine
People who have received two doses of a conditionally approved vaccine followed by one dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and after 14 days from the last dose will be considered fully immune.
Since information may change quickly, we advise you to follow up on the latest Qatar travel updates and/or contact your local embassy.
Will I be required to quarantine on arrival to Qatar?
Green country of origin quarantine- vaccinated travelers: No quarantine
Green country of origin quarantine- unvaccinated travelers: 7 days and antigen on day 7
Red and exceptional red country of origin quarantine- vaccinated travelers: 2 day quarantine and a Rapid Antigen Test on day 2 of hotel quarantine. The individual will be released on same day if the result of the COVID-19 test is negative.
Red and exceptional red country of origin quarantine- unvaccinated travelers: 7-day quarantine and antigen test on day 7 to end quarantine
Travelers that have received full vaccination of Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V or Covaxin must also present a Serology Antibody test with a positive result before travelling to Qatar. Passengers that do not show these documents must follow a 7-day quarantine
Do I need to take a COVID-19 test to enter Qatar?
- COVID test prior to arrival: PCR within 72 hours
- COVID test exemptions: Children under 12
Which are the vaccine requirements to travel to Qatar?
- Hepatitis A.
- Hepatitis B.
- Rabies (consider if you will be close to dogs or wildlife).
- Chickenpox (Varicella).
- Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR).
Which countries are in the green, red and exceptional red categories in Qatar?
- Exceptional red list countries: Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe.
- Red list countries: Algeria, Anguilla, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Jersey, Jordan, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Mauritius, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Araba Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.
- Green list countries: Rest of the world
Is Yellow Fever a hazard for travelers in Qatar?
What items do I need to apply for my travel documents to Qatar?
The documents you need to apply for will depend on your country of origin. Most of the time we only ask the following:
- Passport, with a copy of the information page.
- A credit or debit card to pay the processing fee.
- An email address to receive the eVisa.
Is Malaria risk for travelers in Qatar?
Is Dengue fever a threat for travelers in Qatar?
Can iVisa.com help me with the entry requirements?
Yes, we can help you thanks to our fast and reliable process. We can help you at any time! All you have to do is to fill in an online form.
What are your payment methods?
You can either pay with a credit/debit card or a PayPal account.
What is the iVisa.com fee for completing my Qatar Embassy Registration?
iVisa.com fee is $12.95 per applicant.
Which are the iVisa.com processing times?
iVisa.com has three (3) types of processing the Qatar Embassy Registration:
- Super Rush
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Most Popular Attractions
- Katara Cultural Village
The best place to go for a glimpse of Qatar’s culture and entertainment. Located in Doha (Qatar’s capital city). Among its main charms is the seaside promenade along with its art galleries, workshops, theaters, performance spots, and amazing restaurants.
- The Pearl-Qatar
An artificial island with splendor towers and villas, deluxe shopping, hotels, and fine dining. Classy boutiques and luxury car concessionaires. An outdoor yacht exhibition can be seen while walking along the marina.
- Qatar National Library
The center for Qatar’s learning, research, and culture. It offers different programs and community courses.
- Qanat Quartier
A Venice-inspired vicinity situated in Doha facing the Arabian Gulf. Great for a sunny walk and a visit to its boutiques and cafes.
- Souq Waqif
Means “standing market”. Here you will find traditional and fancy restaurants, like Parisa, cafes (try Arabic coffee), art galleries, and local retail shops. Drive your nose crazy with Qatar’s spices such as saffron, water, sumac, dried flowers, and black lemons. Wander through the:
- Gold Souq.
- Falcon Souq (for those interested in Qatar’s traditional falconry sport).
- See the camels (near the Falcon Souq).
- Emiri Stables (see Arabian horses).
- Retail shops.
- Souq Waqif Art Centre.
- Pearl market.
- Street performances.