Travel Information

Immigration Information for German nationals

Visiting Qatar is possible for German nationals with the following documents: Passport, temporary passport and children’s passport (please note that a photograph on the document is mandatory, even for small children).
The travel document you choose to use must be valid for at least 6 months upon completion of your stay.

Visa Information for German nationals

Holders of passports can obtain a visa upon arrival at the border. The visa fee can be paid at the airport via credit card (Please note: American Express will not be accepted). As an exception, travelers who do not own a credit card may pay with cash.
The validity of the visa issued on arrival lasts for 30 days. A one-time extension for a further 30 days is possible. The visa fees are incurred both for the initial issue and renewal of QR 100 (approximately 22 Euro).
Holders of temporary passports must first apply for a visa at the consulate office of Qatar in Berlin. The application should be submitted to the Embassy of Qatar in Berlin at least four weeks before departure. Please bring a completed visa form, two photos, information on reasons for the trip to Qatar and an address and telephone number in Qatar (hotel, relatives etc.). Please note that the visa application will cost 25 Euro in this case.