List of countries that can get visa on arrivals:
Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, The Netherlands, USA, UK, Vatican City.
If you are not a citizen of one of the above countries you need to apply for visa a month before your trip to Qatar.
Please go to Hukoomi website to apply for a visa.
Where to stay in Qatar?
With a tourism strategy focused on meeting the highest standards in facilities and services, Doha is quickly gaining a reputation for its sumptuous hotels and their extensive dining, entertainment, leisure and fitness offerings.
Qatar currently boasts more than 30 five-star hotels offering more than 9,000 rooms (average room rate $250), more than 20 four-star hotels offering more than 5,000 rooms (average rate $200), and 25 three-star hotels offering 1,600 rooms (average room rate $130).
It is your choice to choose the location for you to stay as Doha is small and you can reach anywhere in about 30 minutes.
Karwa is the national taxi and limousine service. To book a taxi call +974 4458 888. You can use your international driving license for seven consecutive days, then apply for a temporary license at the traffic department.
Name: Qatari Riyal
Minor Unit: 1/100 = Dirham
1.00 EUR = 4.63030 QAR
1.00 USD = 3.64140 QAR
1.00 GBP = 5.93090 QAR
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Important Phone Numbers
Ooredoo Telephone Assistance: 111
Local directory: 180
Mowasalat Taxi: +974.4458.8888
Qatar Foundation: +974.4454.0000
Texas A&M University at Qatar: +974.4423.0010
Qatar benefits from year-round sunshine, with temperatures at the beginning of January ranging between 11C and 22 C.
As with undertaking any form of travel, adequate insurance is strongly advised. Qatar has excellent medical facilities, both government and private. For emergencies (fire, police or ambulance) call 999.