Qatar visa

If you plan to visit Qatar soon, you will need to obtain a visa in advance of your trip.
Luckily enough, travellers can now get a visa to Qatar from the comfort of their home by applying online for an electronic visa.

What is eVisa to Qatar

Qatar eVisa is a travel permit to enter Qatar that can be arranged entirely online as an electronic document.
Introduction of the e-Visa system was aimed at making the process of getting an obligatory entry permit to Qatar much easier.

With a Qatari eVisa, there’s no need to step out from your home and visit the nearest diplomatic post. All you need is a few minutes, an electronic device and a stable Internet connection!

How to apply for eVisa to Qatar?

Click the ‘Online application form’ button and check it yourself that obtaining a visa authorization has never been this easy! You are only 3 steps away from getting your visa: enter your personal and travel details, pay eVisa fee, and check your email inbox. As simple as that!

Application form for evisa to Qatar
Apply online

Enter your passport data and other necessary information

Make payment for evisa to Qatar
Make an online payment

Choose one of the available online payment options and cover the fee

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Check your email address

As soon as your request has been positively processed, e-visa in a PDF file will reach your inbox

Qatar eVisa types

Qatar eVisa Types

There are four different types of Qatar eVisa which you can choose from, depending on your reason for visiting this Middle East nation.
Eligible travellers can apply for:

  1. Online tourist visa: Designed for eligible travellers who are visiting Qatar for tourist purposes. With this entry permit, visitors can stay up to 30 days in Qatar. Travellers who aren’t eligible for the Qatar ETA permit are advised to apply for this online tourist visa to Qatar.
  2. Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) Permit: Serving as a single-entry permit, its holder can stay in Qatar for 30 days. Luckily, it’s possible to extend this online visa for an extra 30 days (one month). This visa type is created for those who have a valid residence permit from any of the Schengen area countries, Australia, Canada, USA or New Zealand.
  3. GCC Residents Visa:This is a special visa type that allows only legal residents of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to apply for it.

    It is a single-entry permit that gives holders the authorization to stay in Qatar for 30 days. It can be extended for an extra three (3) months.

  4. Transit visa:This Qatar eVisa type is specially created for those eligible travellers who are visiting a different country but have to stop at Qatar to board another flight to their final destination. Choose this eVisa type, if you need to stay in Qatar for more than 5 hours. Transit visa is valid for 96 hours (4 days).


The validity period depends on the Qatar eVisa type you select:

  1. Online tourist visa:This Qatar entry-permit has a 30-day validity period which begins from the day you land in Qatar.
  2. Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) Permit:Just like the tourist permit, this online visa to Qatar has a 30-day validity period.
  3. GCC Residents Visa: It also has a 30-day validity period.
  4. Transit visa: This is the only eVisa to Qatar that has a shorter validity period. With a transit visa, eligible travellers can stay in Qatar for at most four (4) days.

Serving as single-entry permits, all the electronic visas to Qatar, except the transit visa, allow you to stay for up to 30 days in the country.

eVisa to Qatar validity


To apply for an online visa to Qatar, here are the main requirements for all eVisa types:
Here are the general requirements for a Pakistani eVisa:

  • A valid passport
  • An electronic device and Internet access
  • A valid email address
  • A valid means of payment

What do I need ?
Necessary documents:

  • Passport
    Provide your passport data required in the application form.
  • Credit Card
    Prepare your credit card to pay e-Visa fee.
  • Email Address
    Enter your active email address.

Application Form and Required Documents

Completing a Qatar visa form online is fast and super easy, at the same time allows you to save your time and energy.
After getting all the requirements ready, you can begin the application by simply clicking on the button to apply.
For your application to be reviewed and approved smoothly, make sure you use the correct details in filling the online form.
The application is as simple as following these three easy steps:

  1. Fill the online form: You only have to ensure that your name, surname, and other required details are entered correctly.
  2. Name and surname
  3. Cover the Qatar eVisa fees:After cross checking the details provided, the next step is to cover the Qatar online visa fees. Immediately the payment is settled, a mail containing your unique confirmation code will be sent to your email address.
  4. Receive your approved eVisa: After your application has been reviewed, a message containing your Qatar eVisa in a PDF file will be sent to your email

Make sure you print your Qatar eVisa once approved! You should also come with the valid passport used when applying for the electronic visa.

For specific eVisa types, here are the requirements:

  1. Online tourist visa: When applying for this Qatar eVisa type, you should have:
    • Bio-data page from your valid passport (scan or photo)
    • Your face photograph
    • A picture of your return ticket (copy)
  2. Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) Permit: If you choose this visa type, then prepare:
    • A copy of your booked accommodation in Qatar (or the address of your host).
    • A copy of your return/onward ticket
    • A copy of the bio-data data page of your passport.
    • A copy of your residence permit (or a visit visa) in any of the listed countries
  3. GCC Residents Visa: Residents of the Gulf Corporation Countries (GCC) should apply for a Qatar eVisa with documents that show their occupation.

Don’t forget that for any Qatar online visa type, your passport must be valid throughout your entire trip to Qatar!

Qatar Visa

Important information

Useful information about eVisa to Qatar

  • Your passport is necessary to be valid for a minimum period of six (6) months starting from the date you planned entering Qatar.
  • An online visa to Qatar is not an immigration permit or a working permit.
  • With e-Visa to Qatar you can enter the country through all the international airports.
  • e-Visa serves only tourism purposes.
  • Upon arriving in Qatar, these documents are required for verification:
    • A printed copy of your approved Qatar e-Visa.
    • Your valid passport.
eVisa to Qatar

List of eligible countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Angola
  • Anguilla (UK)
  • Aruba (NL)
  • Azores (PT)
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda (Great Britain)
  • Bhutan
  • Botswana
  • British Indian Ocean Territory (UK)
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canary Islands
  • Caribbean Netherlands (NL)
  • Chad
  • Channel Islands (UK)
  • Cocos Islands (AUS)
  • Commonwealth of Dominica
  • Congo
  • Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Curacao (NL)
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Djibouti
  • East Timor
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • England
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Eswatini (Swaziland)
  • Ethiopia
  • Falkland Islands (Malwinen) (UK)
  • Faroe Islands (DK)
  • Fiji
  • French Guiana (FR)
  • French Polynesia (FR)
  • Gabon
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar (UK)
  • Greenland (DK)
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe (FR)
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hongkong
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Isle of Man (UK)
  • Isle of Wight (Great Britain)
  • Israel
  • Jamaica
  • Jan Mayen
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Macao
  • Macao
  • Madagascar
  • Madeira
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Marshall Islands
  • Martinique (FR)
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat (Great Britain)
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar [Burma]
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Navassa (US)
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands Antilles (NL)
  • Nevis
  • New Caledonia
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue (NZ)
  • Norfolk Island (AUS)
  • North Korea
  • North Macedonia
  • Northern Ireland
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paracel Islands (CN)
  • Philippines
  • Pitcairn Islands (UK)
  • Puerto Rico (US)
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • Reunion (FR)
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Scotland
  • Senegal
  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (UK)
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Helena (UK)
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Martin (FR/NL)
  • Saint-Barthélemy
  • St. Pierre and Miquelon (FR)
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • Sudan
  • Svalbard (Netherlands)
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • The Aland Islands (FI)
  • The Cayman Islands (UK)
  • The Central African Republic
  • Comoros
  • The Cook Islands (UK)
  • The French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • The Glorieuses
  • The Territory of Christmas Island (AUS)
  • Togo
  • Tokelau (NZ)
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands (British)
  • Virgin Islands, US.
  • Wake Island (US)
  • Wales
  • Wallis and Futuna
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Yugoslavia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe