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Visas and passports

Visa and passport requirements

We want you to have a pleasant, hassle-free journey. Before your flight with Qatar Airways, we recommend you check the latest information on visa and passport requirements by completing and submitting the form below.

Please note that visa requirements can change with little or no notice. Make sure you have the correct visa and that you meet the local medical requirements. Qatar Airways cannot be held liable for any disruption to your travel plans resulting from incorrect travel documentation.

Discover Qatar with a Visa-free arrival

Nationals from a total of 80 countries* can now discover a flourishing country famous for its heritage, innovation and hospitality with a Visa-free arrival. Exploring Qatar’s culture and attractions is now easier than ever before.

*Terms and conditions apply.

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96-hour Qatar Transit Visa

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 when you add a short transit or stopover between 5 and 96 hours in Doha to your itinerary without any additional fare charges.

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96-hour Qatar Transit Visa

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 when you add a short transit or stopover between 5 and 96 hours in Doha to your itinerary without any additional fare charges.

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South Africa child travel policy

Children travelling in and out of South Africa are required to carry an unabridged birth certificate*, as well as a valid passport. The regulations apply to all travellers under the age of 18 regardless of nationality. 

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