Qatar amends visa on arrival requirements for select nations
The Ministry of Interior has amended the requirements for visas on arrival for Indian, Iranian and Pakistani nationals. They will need to book a hotel through the Discover Qatar website for the entire duration.
The Discover Qatar website has posted the details and has also started taking bookings only for visas on arrival for these nationalities.
Effective from April 14, 2022, the Ministry of Interior for the State of Qatar has mandated that all nationals with passports issued by India, Iran and Pakistan will be required to meet the following additional conditions in order to receive a ‘Visa on Arrival’:
- The visitor must have purchased hotel accommodation from the Discover Qatar website.
- The Visa length will match the duration of the hotel stay purchased from Discover Qatar, from a minimum of 2 days and up to a maximum of 60 days.
- Meet all other criteria as mandated by the Ministry of Interior