There are three regimes for property ownership in Qatar. The three types of investors are:
GCC nationals may own real estate in approved “investment” areas, as declared by Cabinet. Such areas may carry out businesses involved in commercial, residential, industrial, tourism and educational activities.
The three named areas are:
Non-Qataris may invest and own land, buildings and constructions in three designated projects:
Non-Qataris may also acquire rights over:
The law further enhances the desirability of investing in Qatari property by allowing non-Qatari owners to apply for visas and residency for themselves and their families without any local sponsorship.
To find out the number and value of sold properties across Qatar as well as other useful information, please check the different editions of Qatar’s Monthly Statistics bulletin, available on the website of the Planning and Statistics Authority.