Qatar Tourist Visa: Guide For Entry Visa on Arrival in Qatar

Qatar tourist visa (A1) is allowed to visitors who wish to enter the country for tourism purpose for short period. For now, this visa is changed into Visa on Arrival or Hayya Visa. Fee for tourist visa is 100 QAR on arrival or you can apply for Hayya permit online.

Who is entitled for Hayya Qatar Tourist Visa?

This Hayya tourist visa is for travellers who wish to enter in Qatar for the sake of tourism or want to visit their friends and family. They can bring dependents that are below 18, for this they have to add their information in app.

The tourists have to provide details of accommodation or hotel for their stay in the country. They can also add details of hosts such as friends or family. However, in few cases they will be asked to ensure proof of booked accommodation to discover the attraction all around Qatar.

How to Apply for Qatar Tourist Visa ?

Visit the Hayya Portal and Navigate to Start the Hayya Journey on Main Menu.

When you will click this menu it will ask you the following questions.

  • It will ask you for your Nationality, Choose your nationality

Then answer the question; Are you GCC Residents?

It will ask about your permanent Residency “Are you a permanent resident or visa holder of the USA, the UK, Canada, Schengen, Australia or New Zealand?”

Then, it will give you visa suggestions.

Check on Arrival Visa Tourist Visa on MOI Portal

Visit the MOI portal, here you will find two types of tourist visa on Arrival.

  • Free on-Arrival Tourist Visa Valid for 90 Days Non-extendable
  • Free on-Arrival Tourist Visa Valid for 30 Days extendable

On-Arrival Tourist Visa Non-extendable

This type of free on-arrival visa is for 90 days and non-extendable for 43 countries. Visitors travelling from these countries can check their country eligibility and arrange their journey accordingy. Following is the list of countries.

Antigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaAustriaBahamas
CzechDenmarkDominican RepublicEstoniaFinland
SlovakiaSloveniaSouth Africa South KoreaSpain
list of countries for on arrival tourist visa non-extendable


  • Minimum 3 months valid passport
  • Return ticket
  • Proof of accomodation or hotel reservation
  • Health Insurance from approved and accredited insurance company

Free on-Arrival Tourist Visa Extendable

This free on Arrival visa is valid for 30 days and extendable for 39 countries for similar days. Travelers can ensure their country name in the following list and arrange their program accordingly.

AndorraAustraliaAzerbaijanBoliviaBritainBrunei Darussalam
CanadaChileChinaColombiaCosta RicaCuba
EcuadorGeorgiaGuyanaMonacoHong KongIndonesia
MoldovaNew ZealandNorth MacedoniaPanamaParaguayPeru
RwandaBosnia and HerzogSan MarinoSingaporeSurinameUnited States
list of countries for on arrival tourist visa extendable


  • Passport should be valid for at least 3 months
  • Return ticket should be confirmed
  • Confirmed accommodation at any hotel or at any other place
  • Health insurance should be from approved insurance company


Is Tourist visa still offered in Qatar?

Travelers can obtain tourist on arrival visa in Qatar. Or, you can apply online through Hayya portal to get visa before entry.

What is the price of tourist visa Qatar?

100 QAR is the fee for tourist visa which is non-refundable. You can pay on arrival in Qatar on Airport.

Is tourist visa extendable in Qatar?

For some countries, it is extendable and for other countries it is non-extendable. You can check the detailed list, mentioned above.

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