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Approvals, Authorizations & Authentications

Apply for Issuing work approvals

  • Fees- QR300
  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Interior
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B
  • Topic : Employment and Workplace, Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Visitor: Business Owner
Citizen: Parent, Business Owner, Employee
Resident: Employee


This service enables business owners or establishments, as well as individuals, namely citizens and residents, to submit a request online, on the website of the Ministry of Interior (MOI), to issue work visas for those they bring in to Qatar for work, provided that there is a prior approval.

Online Instructions

  • Login with your smartcard to MOI e-services portal.
  • Select “Visa Services”, then “Issue Visa”.
  • Choose “Approval Consumption” in case of existing approval number.
  • Enter approval number or select it from the available list, then select the nationality and profession of the person.
  • Enter the person’s details so that the new visa number is displayed.
  • Submit the request and pay appropriate fees.


A fee of QR300 applies.

Additional Information

  • The user shall own a smart card to use the service and have “e-government service” added to the card.
  • The user shall have previously issued work visa approvals.
  • This service can be obtained any time, and the approval or visa numbers can be issued immediately, given that their final approval takes three days.
  • This service is also available via Metrash2, as well as MOI self-service kiosks and service centers.

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