Last updated: 28 October 2022
Who can travel?
Until 31 October 2022 (inclusive), visa-on-arrival facilities are available for residents of GCC countries and passengers eligible for visas on arrival based on their citizenship. However, citizens of the following countries are not allowed to enter Qatar unless they hold Ehteraz approval and a UAE residence visa where their job title in Arabic is listed in the profession list:
Effective from 01 November 2022 until 23 December 2022, entry of visit visa holders is suspended.
Passengers will need a Hayya Card to enter Qatar from 01 November 2022 until 23 December 2022, regardless of whether they are travelling to attend a match or not. They can stay in the country until 23 January 2023. This requirement does not apply to:
PCR and vaccination documents needed for travelling
All passengers and foreign airline crew must hold:
PCR test on arrival for citizens and residents of Qatar
Documents needed for travelling
Visa on arrival
Citizens and residents of GCC countries
Visa on arrival for citizens of India, Pakistan, and Iran
*The hotel booking through the Discover Qatar website is not applicable if the above-mentioned citizens hold a valid GCC issued residence permit and are eligible for visa on arrival based on GCC residence and their profession mentioned on GCC issued residence permit.
PCR test on arrival
More information can be found at https://covid19.moph.gov.qa/EN/travel-and-return-policy/Pages/default.aspx.
The above requirements are subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements of the country you are travelling from and arriving to.