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Visas and Residence Permits

Issue Official Visa through MOFA

  • Last Updated 30 Dec, 2021
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Service Classification : G2C
  • Topic : Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Visitor: Tourist

Service Description

This service facilitates granting official visas to official delegations – except those exempted from visas – to meet the officials of the Amiri Diwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) as well as officials the ministries and government entities and institutions in the State of Qatar. It also allows these official delegations to attend conferences to which they are invited by ministries, and government entities and institutions in the State.

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.

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Additional Information

  • Official visa is issued to all nationalities within 24 hours of entering the applicant's information through an automated system.
  • Official visa is valid for three months from the date of its issuance, and visa holder shall enter the country before visa expiry date.
  • Official visa holder is allowed to stay in the country for one month from the entry date.
  • Official visa is extendable for a similar and indefinite period.


No fees are required for the issuance of an official visa.

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