Country Entry Regulations


Visa On Arrival

Nationals of eligible countries (including the US, UK and the Schengen region) do not require any prior visa arrangements and can obtain a visa waiver upon arrival to Qatar, by presenting a valid passport with a minimum validity of six months and a confirmed onward or return ticket.

For all other nationalities not eligible for a Visa On Arrival, a visa online can be obtained using the new Hayya platform. It's a simple 4-step process that takes just a few minutes.

Please check Visit Qatar website for more information on the visa types and the visa application.

Health Insurance

Travellers entering the State of Qatar for stay longer than 30 days are required to obtain health insurance with any insurance company that is registered with the Ministry of Public Health.

More information can be found here.
For a stay that is less than 30 days, the health insurance is strongly suggested but not mandatory. 


As of November 1, 2022, travellers visiting the State of Qatar do not require to take a PCR or Rapid Antigen Test.

For more information click here