Visa


Visa Types and Requirements

Each application should be accompanied by:

  • Filled Visa-Application Form
  • Original passport (valid at least 6 months)
  • 2 Colored personal photographs of applicant.
  • Copy from the bank Transfer visa fees at the expense of the Consular Section
  • Copy from the hotel reservation in Qatar.

Bank Account Nr.:  265 480 500
Bank Code:  370 800 40
Commerzbank-Köln
IBAN:  DE 22 3708 0040 0265 4805 00
BIC:  DRESDEFF370

Visa-Application Form: Visa Application Form

VISA Types

1 – Visa upon arrival

  • Please note that national of 34 countries including German nationals can obtain a tourist visa,
  • Business visa and joint visa with the sultanate of Oman upon arrival for 30 days.
  • Passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months as from the date of entry into Qatar. A valid Visa Card or Master Card to pay the fees.
  • For those who have no Visa Card or Master Card, they must have at least 1350 Euro in Cash for each person.

List of countries whose national can get a visa upon arrival.Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Turkey, USA, UK, and Vatican City.


2 – Transit visa

  • No transit visas are required for all nationalities if the transit time is less than 8 hours in the transit area in Doha airport.
  • More than 8 hours, please ask Qatar Airways.

3 – Business visa

  • Business visa can be obtained on arrival for the national of 34 countries including German nationals.
  • Business visas can also be obtained in advance for all nationals through a sponsor in Qatar. Who can arrange the required visa through the Qatari Ministry of Interior. Once your application has been approved you will be sent a conformation email or fax containing your visa details and a reference number which you have to provide to the immigration upon arrival.
  • Business visa can also be obtained from the embassy for all members of the Arab-German chamber of commerce regardless of nationality.

Business visa requirements

  • A business letter From the Arab-German chamber of commerce
  • Filled Visa Application Form
  • Original passport (valid at least 6 months)
  • 2 Colored personal photographs of applicant
  • Copy from the bank Transfer visa fees at the expense of the Consular Section.
  • Copy from the hotel reservation in Qatar.
  • This visa is a single entry visa and is valid for 3 months from the date of issue. You can stay up to 1 month in the state of Qatar from the date of entry (54 Euro).

4 – Tourist visa

  • Tourist visa can be obtained on arrival for the national of 34 countries including German nationals.
  • Tourist visas can also be obtained in advance for all nationals through a sponsor in Qatar who can arrange the required visa through the Qatari Ministry of Interior. Once your application has been approved you will be sent a conformation email or fax containing your visa details and a reference number which you have to provide to the immigration upon arrival.
  • Tourist visa can also be obtained from the embassy for all nationals who have a work permit or a leave to remain for at least one year in Germany.
  • Please note that visa applications for those who have tourist, visit, or any other short stay visas in Germany are not accepted and they have to apply from their home country.

Tourist visa requirements 

  • Filled Visa- Application Form Original passport (valid at least 6 months)
  • 2 Colored personal photographs of applicant.
  • Copy from the bank Transfer visa fees at the expense of the Consular Section.
  • Copy from the hotel reservation in Qatar.
  • Original bank statements for the last three months and a photo copy of it to enable use to return the originals.
  • This visa is a single entry visa and is valid for 3 months from the date of issue. You can stay up to 1 month in the state of Qatar from the date of entry (27 Euro).

Please note that:

  • Travel documents or temporary passports are not accepted.
  • To process a visa, allow at least ten working days (we advise to obtain the visa before you plan your journey).
  • Fees for rejected or withdrawn visa applications are non-refundable.
  • The Consular Section is not obliged to give any explanation for not issuing a visa (refused visas).
  • If you are travelling with partner or family one bank statement could be provided on behalf of all travelers.
  • Registered or recorded self-addressed envelope must be supplied for any applications made by post to enable the Consular Section to return the passport.
  • The Embassy will not be responsible for any loss of passport by post.
  • If you are Non German passport holder you have to provide a proof of residency in Germany.