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Visas and Residence Permits

Issue Visa for Companions of GCC Nationals through MOFA

  • Fees- QR100
  • Last Updated 17 Jan, 2022
  • 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

GCC nationals wishing to visit the State of Qatar may apply for a visa for their companions including servants, drivers, nannies and people in a similar status to enter the State.

Offline Instructions

  • Submit a visa application after entering all the required information.
  • Provide a passport that is valid for no less than six months.
  • Attach two personal photos of the applicant.
  • Provide copy of applicant's valid residence in GCC country for six months (or possibly three months) and their holders including servants, drivers and people in a similar status (who are under the personal sponsorship of a Gulf national).

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

  • Visa for companions of GCC nationals is issued immediately to all nationalities after entering the applicant's information through an automated system.
  • Visa for companions of GCC nationals is valid for three months from the date of its issuance, and visa holder shall enter the country before visa expiry date.
  • Holder of visa for companions of GCC nationals is allowed to stay in the country for one month from the entry date.
  • Visa for companions of GCC national is extendable for a similar period and a maximum of three months.


Prescribed fees are QR100.

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