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Visas & Residence Permits

Apply for Visit Visa for GCC Residents

  • Fees- QR100
  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Interior
  • Service Classification : G2C
  • Topic : Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Visitor: Student, Tourist


The Ministry of Interior (MOI) issues this visa to GCC residents in authorized professions and their accompanying persons upon arriving at any port of entry to Qatar for visit or tourism purposes. The visa is valid for one month and it can be extended to a maximum of three months.

Online Instructions

  • Log in with your smartcard to MOI e-services portal.
  • Select “Visa Services”, then “Issue Visa” and choose “Visit Visa for GCC Residents”.
  • Fill out the required information, such as name, birth date and place, passport details, phone number and address.
  • Enter your email address, if you want to receive a soft copy of the visa application receipt.
  • Click on "Confirm” and pay appropriate fees to issue the visa.

Additional Information

  • The user shall own a smart card to use the service.
  • The profession of the visitor shall be one of those accredited by the competent authority.
  • The accompanying person shall be under the personal sponsorship of the resident and shall have a residence permit with three month validity.


Applicable fees are as follows:

  • Visa issuance or monthly extension: QR100
  • Visa issuance or monthly extension for accompanying person: QR50
  • Fine for overstay per day: QR200

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