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Government Housing

Submit Housing Request for a Widow in Need

  • Fees- No
  • Last Updated 08 Aug, 2022
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Social Development and Family
  • Service Classification : G2C
  • Topic : Housing, Religion and Community, Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Citizen: Parent, Business Owner, Employee

Service Description

This service allows a Qatari widow, who proves her social status in accordance with procedures stipulated in Law No. (38) of 1995 regarding social security, to benefit from the housing of those in need, in accordance with the housing regulation and its respective resolutions. The service depends on the National Authentication System for registration, and it requires the use of a smart card.

Online Instructions

  • Login using your smart card to the National Authentication System.
  • Submit the form and attach the following documents:
    • Copy of QID cards of the widow and her deceased husband
    • Copy of QID cards or birth certificates of children
    • Copy of death certificate and legal heir certificate
    • Certificate of real estate registration determination of property
    • Certificate proving that the widow didn’t get married, after the death of her husband
    • Certified lease in case of a rented property or an undertaking to bring a lease in addition to the electricity and water number if approved
    • Salary certificate from the deceased husband’s employer if available

Offline Instructions

Download and fill out the application form, submitting it with all the necessary documents mentioned above.

Service Location

Ministry of Social Development and Family (View Google Maps).


No fees apply for this service.

Additional Information

  • Social status of the applicant should be proved in accordance with procedures stipulated in Law No. (38) of 1995 regarding social security, the need for housing or rental allowance and in accordance with provisions of Law No. (2) of 2007 regarding the housing regulation and the resolutions included.
  • To find out the conditions regarding the one benefiting from the housing of those in need, or rental allowance, please check Article No. (13) in the Law No. (2) of 2007.
  • Check Article (2) of Cabinet Resolution No. (3) of 2008 to specify conditions and terms for usufruct of housing regulation by naturalized Qataris.

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