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Visas & Residence Permits

Request to Replace Visit Visa with Work Visa

  • Fees- QR500, in addition to violation fine on the used visa (if any).
  • Last Updated 12 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Interior
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Visitor:Business Owner
Citizen:Business Owner

Description

An employer can replace an existing used visit visa with a new valid work visa for the same person.

Online Instructions

  • Login with your smartcard to the e-services portal of MOI.
  • Click on "Visa Services" then "Extend Visa".
  • Enter the current visa number, you want to close, (consists of 12 characters) in the current visa number box.
  • Enter the new visa number, you want to open, (consists of 12 characters) in the new visa number box.
  • Pay appropriate fees.

Additional Information

  • The visa number, you want to close, should be used and the person should be inside country, while the visa number, you want to open, should be printed and valid to use.
  • Person details in both visas should be matching.
  • You can also change visa type (Open/Close) through Metrash2.

Fees

QR500, in addition to violation fine on the used visa (if any).

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