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Visas & Residence Permits

Issue Visa for GCC Residents Through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Fees- QR100
  • Last Updated 24 Feb, 2021
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Service Classification : G2C
  • Topic : Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience


This service enables the residents of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) who are wishing to visit the State of Qatar to obtain a visa to enter the State. They also must be within approved professions.

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 valid residence in GCC country for six months (or possibly three months).

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Additional Information

  • Visa for GCC resident is issued immediately to all nationalities after entering the applicant's information through an automated system.
  • Visa for GCC resident 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 GCC resident is allowed to stay in the country for one month from the entry date.
  • Visa for GCC resident is extendable for three months.


Prescribed fees are QR100.

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