[Updated: Oct 9, 2020 12:52 pm]


Until July 31, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Qatar. This policy does not apply to persons holding a Permanent Resident Card, persons granted a special exemption, or persons accompanying Qatari Nationals. 


From August 1, 2020, this policy does not apply to pre-approved persons holding a Qatar ID / Residence Permit. All inbound commercial flights to Doha are suspended. Persons returning to Qatar must undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arrival.


Until September 30, Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Qatar. Qatari nationals and Qatar ID (QID) holders returning from abroad must have a confirmed 14-day reservation at a government-approved quarantine hotel. Bookings should be made online at the "Discover Qatar" website. Failure to secure a booking prior to arrival may result in a denial of permission to enter Qatar. Persons holding a QID are advised not to book a quarantine package before receiving approval to return to Qatar. Additional information is available at the following URL: https://portal.www.gov.qa/wps/portal/qsports/home


For more information regarding travel restriction updates from the Qatar Government Communications Office, please visit: https://www.gco.gov.qa/en/media-centre/press-release/



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