Qatar Transit Visa

Experience Qatar during your journey

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.

How to include a stop in Doha

Use our step by step guide to discover how to add Doha as a stop on your itinerary through our multi-city booking option.

View step-by-step guide

Stopover packages

Book a stopover package inclusive of hotel stay and tours with Discover Qatar.

Book hotels and tours

Required documents

Before you apply, please make sure you have the following mandatory documents.

  • A clear passport copy for each passenger (including infants). The passport should be valid for a minimum of six months at the time of entry into Qatar.
  • The confirmed tickets into Qatar and onwards must be on Qatar Airways operated flights only. Passengers travelling on code-share flights will not be eligible.

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.