Date Updated

01/11/2022

  • COVID-19 Testing and Quarantine Requirements Vaccinated or Recovered Travelers

    • Approved vaccines are two doses of either Pfizer/ BioNTech (Comirnaty), Moderna (SpikeVax), AstraZeneca (Covishield / Oxford / Vaxzevria) and only one dose of Jansen / Johnson & Johnson.

    • Sinopharm, Sinovac and Sputnik V are conditionally-approved vaccines that also require a positive serology antibody test before travel to be considered vaccinated.

    • Fully-vaccinated travelers coming from green list countries are exempt from quarantine requirements.

    • 2-day quarantine in a government-approved facility (booked via Discover Qatar) for fully vaccinated (or those who have recovered from COVID-19) nationals of Qatar, GCC citizens and residents in Qatar, traveling from Exceptional Red Countries.

    • Negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate issued in the country of origin within 72 hours of arrival in Qatar for all travelers from green or red list countries. Non-vaccinated Travelers

    • Negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate issued in the country of origin within 72 hours of arrival in Qatar for all travelers from green or red list countries and a Rapid Antigen Test required on day 7 of quarantine. The individual will be released on the 7th day if the result of the COVID-19 test is negative. Quarantine Requirements Vaccinated or Recovered Travelers

    • There are no quarantine requirements for vaccinated travelers. Non-vaccinated Travelers

    • 7-day hotel quarantine for nonvaccinated travelers traveling from green and red list countries except for nationals of Qatar, GCC citizens staying with relatives, residents in Qatar and those with pre-issued family visas who can undergo the 7- day self-quarantine at home.

    • 7-day hotel quarantine for nonvaccinated nationals of Qatar, GCC citizens and residents in Qatar, travelling from Exceptional Red Countries (other categories are not permitted entry to Qatar if traveling from any of these countries).


  • • Resumption of issuance and processing of pre-arranged visit visas.

    • Resumption of issuance of business visas in a limited capacity.

    • Resumption of visas-on-arrival with the validity period determined at the border based on nationality.

    • Exceptional issuance of short-term multiple-entry work visas.

    • Resumption of labor quota and work visa applications.

    • Resumption of Qatar Visa Centre operations in select cities including: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka.

    • In-person immigration application submissions are now possible. Travel Restrictions

    • The following travelers may enter Qatar:
    - GCC nationals and their spouses and children traveling together;
    - GCC nationals' domestic workers accompanied by the sponsor or a sponsor's first-degree relative with a residence permit valid for at least six months and a passport valid for longer than their residence permit;
    - passengers with a diplomatic ID issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar;
    - spouses and children of nationals of Qatar with proof confirming blood relations;
    - domestic workers of Qatari nationals accompanied by the sponsor or a sponsor's first-degree relative with a residence permit issued by Qatar;
    - foreign nationals with a residence permit and approved work permits; and
    - holders of pre-arranged visas and tourists entering on a visa-onarrival.

    • Passengers can transit through Qatar's airport, provided they have valid documents for their next destination.

    • Qatar has classified countries into two lists, Green and Red, in addition to a secondary list of Exceptional Red Countries.

    • Nationals of GCC countries are no longer allowed to enter with a national ID.
  • Services currently offered:

    • Virtual

    • Lease checks

    • Check in/out, with restrictions (i.e. masks/gloves and social distancing)

    • Negotiations

    • Market availability
  • Yes. Temporary accommodation such as hotels and short-term apartments can be arranged.
  • In secondary vocational schools (MBO) and tertiary education institutions (HBO and WO) a maximum group size of 75 persons per room applies


  • • Social distancing along with the wearing of masks and gloves is required.

    • No social gatherings allowed.

    • Supermarkets, pharmacies, catering services (home delivery) and petrol stations and car garages are open.

    • Working hours are restricted to 7 a.m, to 1 p.m. for non-essential businesses.

    • Downloading of government app is mandatory in Qatar. Non-compliance is penalized with AR $200,000Q fine or three years in jail.


  • • Flights: no inbound flights to Qatar.

    • Trains: no trains running currently.

    • Buses: no buses running currently.

    • Trams: no trams running currently.

    • Restrictions/timetables: masks required at all times.
  • Household Goods

    Survey (Video/In-person)
    • Video

    Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
    • Yes

    Freight Availability/Cost
    • Air: Reduced service due to curfew daily by 5 p.m.; jobs need more
    time to complete please be aware.
    • Sea: Shipping lines has increase substantially due to lack of flight and
    shipping lines.

    Road Availability
    • Reduced service

    Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
    • No, customer must sign waiver if nominating a representative.

Entry Restrictions

Partially Restricted

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