Visa-free arrival to Qatar
Exploring Qatar's culture and attractions has never been easier.
Nationals from a total of 80 countries* can now take advantage of visa-free entry into Qatar, thanks to our new visa waiver upon arrival.
Invite your friends and family to discover an authentic Arabian treasure in the heart of the Gulf - a land famous for its heritage, innovation, and hospitality now with the added benefit of a visa-free entry.
Citizens of these countries will not need to apply or pay for a visa; instead, a multi-entry waiver will be issued at the airport, upon presentation of a valid passport (valid for a minimum of six months) and a confirmed onward or return ticket.
*Please refer to the table below for more information, about eligible nationalities and visa waiver categories.
Visa waiver categories
|Waiver validity||Multiple entry||Maximum stay||Eligible nationalities|
|180 days from the date of issuance
|Yes||A total of 90 days either during a single trip or during multiple trips||Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey|
|30 days from the date of issuance
(Extendable for 30 additional days)
|Yes||A total of 30 days either during a single trip or during multiple trips||Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Georgia, Guyana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Republic of Macedonia, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela|
Visa-free arrival for Pakistani nationals
In addition to the countries mentioned above, citizens of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan can be granted a visa waiver for a period of 30 days on their arrival in the State of Qatar, with certain conditions.Learn more
Visa on arrival for nationals of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Nationals of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus can be granted a visa on their arrival into the State of Qatar on the condition that they are arriving on a Qatar Airways flight with a minimum passport validity of 6 months and a confirmed onward or return ticket.
Visa types to Qatar
If your nationality is not included in the table above, you can still apply for a Qatar Tourist Visa or a Qatar Transit Visa to visit Qatar.*
*Terms and conditions apply.