Visa-free arrival now available

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 Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, 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, 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. 

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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.

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