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How to apply for a Qatar visa online

The Qatar electronic visa (also known as the Qatar e-Visa) can be issued to all eligible international travelers for trips related to tourism, business, and transit. The online visa program was introduced by the Government of Qatar to facilitate the visa application process.

Once you have an approved Qatar e-Visa, you can explore the local culture by visiting museums and historical landmarks, as well as trying traditional foods and participating in national festivals. You are also allowed to take part in business conferences and training.

It is extremely easy to apply for a Qatar visa online. All you are required to do is fill in the registration form with essential information and submit the necessary documentation in digital form. Then, make the payment for the processing fee. Your visa should be ready after a few days.

On average, the Qatar e-Visa remains valid for 30 days. This rule applies to all Tourist e-Visa, GCC Resident e-Visa, and ETA Authorization. However, the Transit e-Visa should stay effective for 4 days.

e-Visa Qatar - Application Procedure

The Qatar e-Visa application could not be easier - the entire procedure is very intuitive and should not take more than 10 minutes to complete the registration. It is recommended to make sure before the application that your electronic device is working properly and is connected to the Internet.

The e-Visa Qatar application can be divided into 3 easy steps:

  1. Complete the online application form
  2. Submit the necessary documentation
  3. Cover the visa processing payment

To pay for the processing of your visa for Qatar, use one of the available online payment methods. The most popular are credit cards, debit cards, and PayPal, but you can complete the payment with the method of your choice.

As soon as it is approved, Qatar e-Visa will be sent to your e-mail address. It is essential to remember to print out your visa approval. On arrival to Qatar, immigration officers will verify your documents - they accept paper copies only.

In case of any trouble with the visa application procedure, you can always contact the Support Team. Our team of visa experts will make sure your experience is stress-free.

e-Visa Qatar - Required Documentation

Remember to prepare suitable documentation before proceeding with the visa application.

Qatar Tourist e-Visa Requirements

  • bio-data page of a valid passport (clear and legible image)
  • photo of the applicant's face (meeting passport requirements)
  • purchased plane ticket (return travel)

Qatar ETA Authorization Requirements:

  • bio-data page of a valid passport (clear and legible image)
  • photo of the applicant's face (meeting passport requirements)
  • purchased plane ticket (return travel)
  • valid residence permit (or visit visa)
  • booked accommodation (detailed address)

Qatar GCC Resident e-Visa Requirements:

  • documents stating the applicant's current employment status and occupation

e-Visa Qatar - Processing Time

The registration procedure for your Qatar online visa should take at most 10 minutes. Once you have submitted your application for processing, your visa should be approved within a few working days. However, the waiting time may be prolonged sometimes.

Remember to regularly check your e-mail inbox for a visa approval notice (especially the SPAM folder). Then, print it out before traveling to Qatar for a hassle-free experience.