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Licenses, Permits & Contracts

Request Permanent Residency Issuance

  • Fees- QR3,000 applies for every application.
  • 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
Resident: Employee


This service enables certain categories of individuals to submit permanent residency applications to the Ministry of Interior (MOI), follow up on the status of applications, and attach the required documents. The eligible categories for permanent residency are:

  • Children of naturalized Qataris
  • Wives of Qataris
  • Husbands of Qataris
  • Residents born in Qatar
  • Residents born outside Qatar

Online Instructions

  • Login with your smartcard to MOI e-services portal.
  • Select “Residency Services” then “Permanent Residency”.
  • Use “Service Options” page to display the available options of permanent residency service.
  • Select “New Request” and choose “Required Category” from the list of available categories to have the list of candidates and the status of each (qualified or not) displayed.
  • Select the persons to whom new applications are to be submitted from the “List of Qualified Candidates”, then click on “Next” to move to the fee payment page, and click on “Fee Payment” to move to the bank screen.
  • Pay appropriate fees using a credit or debit card so that the system displays a message on successful completion of the transaction, in addition to a payment receipt, with the “Attaching Documents” button activated.
  • Attach the documents required by the competent committee, then submit your application.
  • To attach the required documents: Select the second option “Attach Documents” on the “Service Options” page.
  • To follow up your applications: Select the third option “Follow up Applications” on the “Service Options” page.

Additional Information

  • The user shall own a smart card to use the service.
  • This service can be obtained after all requirements and steps of granting permanent residency are completed.


A fee of QR3,000 applies for every application.

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