Transiting through Doha on your flight with Qatar Airways? Make the most of your stop by exploring the city’s attractions and culture or by spending time with family and friends.
You can now enjoy the new Transit Visa free of cost when you add a short transit or stopover between five and 96 hours in Doha to your itinerary without any additional fare charges. Use the multi-city booking option to include the stop in Doha when booking your flight on qatarairways.com or contact your nearest Qatar Airways office/travel agent. Click here for a step by step guide to add Doha as a stop in your itinerary.
Apply for your pre-approved transit visa at least seven days (excluding public holidays) prior to your departure. The visa is valid for 30 days from the date of issuance.
You can also book a stopover package inclusive of hotel stay and tours with Qatar Airways Holidays.
Before you apply, please make sure you have the following mandatory documents.
After successfully applying for the visa, you can check the status of your application using your visa request number or by emailing us at Qatartransitvisa@qatarairways.com.qa
Please ensure the information included in your visa approval notification matches the details stated on your passport. In case of any discrepancy, please contact us or visit the nearest Qatar Airways office.
Make sure you print a copy of the approved visa and bring it with you when you travel, as it should be presented prior to check-in and upon arrival in Qatar.
Terms and conditions
Note that some nationalities are eligible for a Qatar tourist visa on arrival. Click here to learn more.
If you are looking for more information, you can browse our Qatar Transit Visa FAQs here.
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