Qatar Visa – How To Apply For A Qataris Visa

Do you have a trip to Qatar in mind? You must obtain a Qatar visa to travel to Qatar. In addition, you will need to make sure that your passport is up to date and meets the guidelines for travel to Qatar.

Qatar Visa Requirements

In regards to obtaining a Qatar Visa, your documents should include, a Qatar visa application form, your signed United States passport with at least 6 months validity, (2) passport photographs, and an itinerary of your trip. Also, you should provide a copy of your hotel reservations with the applicant’s name on the reservation for the hotel, or if staying with family or friends a notarized letter of invitation. Lastly, in some cases, a personal letter from the visa candidate addressing the Embassy of Qatar may be needed. The personal letter should include the reason for the trip, cities that will be visited, travel dates, and places where you will be staying at.

Qatar Business Visa

If traveling to Qatar on business, you will have to provide one more piece of documentation in addition to the documentation mentioned above. A business letter should include an introduction of the applicant, the nature of the business that will be conducted on the trip, state the type of visa needed along with preferred validity length, and you will also have to prove sufficient funds for your traveling purposes. The business letter that you provide should be written on the company’s letterhead that you are working for.

If working on a project that is under contract with the United States Government, you will have to provide a U.S. Agency Letter as well. This letter should be addressed to the “Embassy of Qatar, Washington, D.C.” and should explain your reason for travel, length of stay, and travel dates. This letter will have to be provided in addition to a business letter.

Qatar Embassy & Consulate Information

Embassy & ConsulateAddressPhone Number
Embassy of Qatar in DC
2555 M St, NW
Washington, DC 20037
United States
Consulate General of Qatar in Texas
1990, Post Oak Blvd, Suite # 900
Houston, TX 77056
United States
Consulate General of Qatar in New York
809 U.N. Plaza – 4th Floor
New York, NY 10017
United States

Additional Qatar Information

CurrencyRiyal (QAR)
ElectricityVoltage: 240 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type D / G
Country Code+974
Time ZoneAST (UTC+3)