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Visas and Residence Permits

Issue Business Visa through MOFA

  • Fees- QR200
  • Last Updated 29 Dec, 2021
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B
  • Topic : Business and Finance, Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Visitor: Business Owner

Service Description

This service allows businessmen and well-known business personalities to obtain a business visa in order to enter the State of Qatar and search for opportunities to boost and develop investments between their countries and the State of Qatar.

Offline Instructions

  • Submit visa application after entering all the required information.
  • Provide passport that is valid for no less than six months.
  • Attach two personal photos of the applicant.

Service Center

  • The Department of Consular Affairs affiliated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). 
  • Diplomatic, consular and representative missions of the State of Qatar abroad.

Additional Information

  • Business visa is issued to all nationalities within 24 hours of entering the applicant's information through an automated system.
  • Business visa is valid for three months from the date of its issuance, and visa holder shall enter the country before visa expiry date.
  • Business visa holder is allowed to stay in the country for one month from the entry date.
  • Business visa is extendable for a similar period and with a maximum of three months.
  • Businessmen are required to provide documents proving to the Qatari mission they are businessmen unless they are well-known business personalities to the mission head or consular official.


Prescribed fees are QR200.

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