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Travel Guidelines for passengers arriving in Qatar

Qatar has classified all the countries into three categories – Green list, Red list, and Exceptional Red list Countries. All passengers must present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before your travel to Qatar.

All passengers must fill the Acknowledgement Form via the pre-registration platform on www.ehteraz.gov.qa website and upload all relevant documents such as PCR test result, vaccine certificate and other relevant documents at least 3 days before arrival.   

COVID-19 PCR TEST

Time for Test Result: within 24 hours
Required for: International Travel includes a free travel certificate

RAPID ANTIGEN TEST

Time for Test Result: within 3 - 6 hours
Accepted for: Employment and Domestic Travel
Includes supervision of a Doctor

What are the travel restrictions in Qatar?

  • Vaccination Requirements: All residents returning to Qatar will be exempt from quarantine provided they have completed a vaccination course as recognized by MoPH Qatar namely:
    • Pfizer / BioNTech (Comirnaty)
    • Moderna (SpikeVax)
    • AstraZeneca (Covishield / Oxford / Vaxzevria )
    • Jansen / Johnson & Johnson
    • Sinopharm vaccine
    • Sinovac
    • Sputnik V
  • Testing: All passengers must present a negative PCR test 72 hours before arriving in Qatar.
  • Lockdown in Effect: Partial
  • Events: Partially Allowed
  • Transport: Operational with restrictions
  • Shopping: Open
  • Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
Qatar Travel

Please visit the Ministry of Public Health website for update on Covid-19 restrictions before you travel to Qatar.

You need to know the Travel requirements for PCR testing and entry of the destination country you’re planning to travel to. Most travellers would rather make most of the time visiting and enjoying the holiday destinations and exploring the culture.  Finding a local lab or pharmacy or relevant healthcare center can be stressful and time-consuming. You can book your PCR Test well in advance to enjoy your travel and have a stress-free trip. You can email us at support@healthatmos.com to book for your family or business group. Have a safe trip!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Category A: Citizens, GCC citizens and residents of Qatar:

Test Policy

  1. For Fully Vaccinated Passengers:

    After arrival test:

    The following must present a PCR test within 36 hours after arriving in Qatar:

    • Citizens and residents.
    • GCC citizens.

    *Children under the age of 4 are exempted from this test procedure.

  2. For  Partially vaccinated passengers

    Pre-arrival test:

    • Must present a negative PCR test result 72 hours before arrival in Qatar.

    After arrival test:

    A PCR test is required on the sixth day of quarantine and the individual will be released on the seventh day if the result is negative.

    • For Citizens and residents.
    • For GCC citizens.

Category B: Visitors / Tourists coming to Qatar:

Test policy

  1. For fully vaccinated passengers:

    Pre-arrival test:

    • Must present a negative PCR test result 72 hours before arrival in Qatar.
  2. For – Partially vaccinated passengers:

    Pre-arrival test:

    • Must present a negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival in Qatar.

    After arrival test:

    • A PCR test is required on the sixth day of quarantine and the individual will be released on the seventh day if the result is negative.

Category A: Citizens, GCC citizens and residents of Qatar:

Test Policy

  1. For Fully Vaccinated Passengers:

    Pre-arrival test:

    • Must present a negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival in Qatar.

    After arrival test:

    A PCR test is required within 36 hours of arriving in Qatar

  2. For  Partially vaccinated passengers

    Pre-arrival test:

    • Must present a negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival in Qatar.

    After arrival test:

    A PCR test is required on the sixth day of quarantine and the individual will be released on the seventh day if the result is negative.

    • For Citizens and residents
    • For GCC citizens (non-residents)

Category B: Visitors to Qatar:

Test policy

  1. For fully vaccinated passengers:

    Pre-arrival test:

    • Must present a negative PCR test result 72 hours before arrival in Qatar

    After arrival test:

    • A PCR test on arrival at the quarantine hotel
  2. For – Partially vaccinated passengers:

    Pre-arrival test:

    • Must present a negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival in Qatar.

    After arrival test:

    • A PCR test is required on the sixth day of quarantine and the individual will be released on the seventh day if the result is negative.

The Travel Policies for passengers arriving from Exceptional Red List countries:

  • Bangladesh
  • Egypt
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • South Sudan

Category A: Citizens, GCC citizens and residents of Qatar

Test policy

  1. For fully vaccinated passengers:

    Pre-arrival test:

    • Must present a negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival in Qatar.

    After arrival test:

    • Must present a PCR test within 36 hours after arriving in Qatar at the quarantine hotel.
    • Serology Antibody test at the quarantine hotel for vaccinated persons outside Qatar
  2. For -Partially vaccinated passengers:

    Pre-arrival test:

    • Must present a negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival in Qatar.

    After arrival test:

    • A PCR test is required on the sixth day of quarantine and the individual will be released on the seventh day if the result is negative.

Category B: Visitors to Qatar:

Test policy

  1. For fully vaccinated passengers:

    Pre-arrival test:

    • Must present a negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival in Qatar.

    After arrival:

    • Must present a PCR test at the quarantine hotel.
    • Serology Antibody test at the quarantine hotel for vaccinated persons outside Qatar
  2. Unvaccinated travellers – entry is not allowed

Pre-book a PCR test for Travel to Qatar

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