Qatar offers various types of visa such as short tourist visa, long tourist visa, business visa, work visa, Qatar visit and family visa. Short tourist visa have a validity for 2 weeks and is given to people of few countries only on arrival at the airport. For a longer tourist visa, you have to apply in advance.
Eligibility for various kinds of Qatar Visa
- Short and long visas are available for the people of the mentioned countries only, these are- Vatican City, Andorra, UK, Portugal, San Marino, Japan, Sweden, Canada, Australia, USA, Austria, Netherlands, Greece, Belgium, Brunei, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, South Korea, Denmark, Singapore, France, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Hong Kong, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, New Zealand, Malaysia and Spain
- You must have sufficient funds in your account before applying for a visa and proof of confirmed hotel bookings and return tickets too.
- If you are a citizen of the above-mentioned countries and are working for any Qatari company only then are you eligible for Qatar business visa. The company will arrange for the visa.
- Qatar work visa will be sponsored by your employer only and you need to work for at least 2 years with him. A global health checkup will be performed before arriving to Qatar.
- For Qatar visit and family visa, you will be eligible only if you have a relative or a family member working in Qatar and he/she is sponsoring you for the same.
Other than the visa you get on arrival, all Qatar visas take 7-10 days processing time after the submission of the fees.
The time period or validity of stay for different visa holders is as follows:
- Short tourist visa- 2 weeks
- Longer tourist visa- 3 months
- Business Visa- 2 weeks (extendable to 2 more weeks)
- Work Visa- 1-3 months
- Family Visa- no visa expiry
- Visit Visa- one month to 6 months (extendable)
Note - We do not provide Business or Work visa.
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