Checking in


Online check-in

Enhance your experience and save time at the airport by checking-in online. Choose your seat, print your boarding pass, and use the fast-bag-drop counters at the airport to check-in your luggage with ease.

Online check-in for flights from the U.S. opens 24 hours prior to departure and check-in for flights to the U.S. opens 24 hours prior to departure from Doha.

For all other flights, online check-in is available 48 hours to 90 minutes before flight departure.*

*Online check-in on is only available for flights operated by Qatar Airways.


Check in online and save 10% at Qatar Duty Free

Receive a 10% discount voucher that can be redeemed at Qatar Duty Free outlets* when you check in for your flight online.

Simply download and print the voucher from the confirmation page once you complete your check-in.

*Terms and conditions apply and can be found on the voucher.


Mobile check-in

Download the Qatar Airways mobile application to your smart phone for greater convenience with each journey.

The new Qatar Airways mobile application is available for your Android and iPhone and can also be accessed on any internet enabled mobile phone or tablet by typing into your browser.

It's as easy as 1-2-3

Before checking in online, please have the passports and visas of all passengers, Privilege Club membership number (if applicable) and any accommodation details at hand.


1. Retrieve your booking

Enter your last name and booking reference number, Privilege Club number, or e-ticket number to retrieve your booking.

2. Add passenger details and select seats

Confirm the details of all passengers on your booking and select your seats.

3. Confirm your check-in

Review the details of your booking, click to confirm your check-in, and email, print, or send your boarding pass to your mobile phone.

Top tips for checking in

Airport check-in

Check-in typically opens 3 hours prior to departure and closes one hour before departure. We recommend that you arrive at the airport three hours prior to departure.


Tips for a smooth check-in at the airport:

  • Keep your passports, tickets, boarding passes, and travel visas ready at all times.
  • Label your luggage.
  • Check that your bags do not contain any prohibited items.
  • Let us know if you need special assistance.

My Q-Tag

Take advantage of a seamless world-class experience with our convenient, online self-service tool.

My Q-Tag is a baggage tag which you can print at home and bring to the ‘Web Check-in Bag Drop’ counter to save time at the airport.

This service is currently available on select routes within the Qatar Airways network.