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On Arrival Visit Visa of Qatar for Saudi Iqama Holders

Ministry of Interior of Qatar has started issuing on arrival visa for the expatriates who has GCC residence permit. This is applicable to all the expatriates working in GCC countries. It should be kept in mind that nationals of GCC countries are already allowed to move freely in any of the GCC countries without visa. Issuing on arrival visa for the expatriates of GCC countries will open new horizons for the business and expatriates of these countries. On Arrival Visa for Dubai and Bahrain are already available to the expatriates living in Saudi Arabia. However, this visa is available if you meet certain criteria. The criteria have been explained below.

Conditions to get On Arrival Visa for Qatar

  1. On Arrival Visa for Qatar will only be issued to the residents of the GCC countries.
  2. Validity of the Residence Permit should be at least six months at the time of issuing on arrival visa for Qatar.
  3. Validity of the Passport should also be at least six months at the time of issuing on arrival visa for Qatar.
  4. If visitor is travelling by plane, he must bring return ticket with him
  5. Initial cost of the visa will be QR 100
  6. Initial visa duration will be one month
  7. On Arrival visa for Qatar can be extended 3 times for one month each by paying QR 100 each time.
  8. Profession of the resident seeking on arrival visa for Qatar must be among the list of professions listed below.
  9. Iqama holder must have an exit re-entry visa with him. You can apply for the exit re-entry visa of your dependents yourself by following this link. “Apply for Exit Re-Entry Visa

List of Professions Entitled for On Arrival Visa for Qatar

  1. Aquatic specialist
  2. Statistics specialist
  3. Agricultural specialist
  4. Gardening specialist
  5. Medical analysis specialist
  6. Speech specialist
  7. Breeding specialist (animals/birds/bees)
  8. Medical X-ray specialist
  9. Nutrition specialist
  10. Zoology specialist
  11. Psychiatrist
  12. Lab specialist
  13. Sports medicine specialist
  14. Sociologist
  15. X-Ray specialist
  16. Media specialist
  17. Customs specialist
  18. Medical therapy specialist
  19. Writer
  20. University professor
  21. Media person
  22. Secretary or director of library
  23. Staffs at embassies in GCC (except support services jobs)
  24. Archeological researcher
  25. Administrative researcher
  26. Legal researcher
  27. Professor
  28. Trader
  29. Geologist
  30. Quantity enumerator
  31. Referee (sports)
  32. Finance/Economics expert
  33. Law expert
  34. Information Systems expert
  35. Diplomat (Members of diplomatic corps)
  36. President/CEO
  37. President or director of a university
  38. Chief Justice
  39. Head of Prosecution
  40. President  or  director  of  a  club
  41. Weather  expert
  42. Earthquakes expert
  43. Captain  of  Ship/Cruise/Carrier/Steamship
  44. Businessman
  45. Religious  person
  46. Architectural  draftsman
  47. Business  lady
  48. Executive  secretary
  49. Journalist
  50. Pharmacist
  51. Jeweler
  52. Army  officer
  53. Police  officer
  54. University  student
  55. Physician  (All  specialisation)
  56. Surgeon  (All  specialisation)
  57. Veterinary doctor
  58. Pilot
  59. Scientist
  60. College  dean
  61. Astronomer
  62. Artist  (Actor,  Musician,  Composer,  Poet,  Painter,  Singer…..etc)
  63. Telecom  technician
  64. Professional  security  and  safety  technician
  65. Medical  equipments  technician
  66. Control  equipments  technician
  67. X-ray  technician
  68. Dental  technician  (fixing)
  69. Radio  or  TV  transmission  technician
  70. Optical  technician
  71. ECG  technician
  72. Horse  breeding  technician
  73. Mining  technician
  74. Microscopic  technician
  75. Geology  technician
  76. Well  drilling  technician
  77. Pharmaceutical  technician
  78. Foodstuff  technician
  79. Ship  maintenance  technician
  80. Aircraft  maintenance  technician
  81. Train  Maintenance  Technician
  82. Lab  Technician
  83. Aviation  Technician
  84. Physicist
  85. Judge
  86. Chemist  (All  Specializations)
  87. Player  (All  sports  items  in  a sports  club)
  88. Author
  89. Computer  Programmer
  90. Translator
  91. Accountant / Auditor
  92. Lecturer
  93. Lawyer / Advocate
  94. Economic Analyst
  95. Systems Analyst
  96. Operations Analyst
  97. Director
  98. Customs Clearer
  99. Sports  Trainer
  100. Aviation Trainer
  101. General Professional Trainer (Industrial/Agricultural/Commercial)
  102. Teacher / Instructor
  103. Proofreader
  104. Investment Manager
  105. Archeological Director
  106. Research & Studies Director
  107. Insurance Manager
  108. Banking business Manager
  109. Production Director
  110. Manager or Director of any government departments or companies
  111. Administrative Manager
  112. Broadcasting Manager
  113. Media Manager
  114. Regional Director
  115. Bank Manager
  116. Commercial Manager
  117. Marketing Manager
  118. Television Manager
  119. Executive Manager / Director
  120. Cooperative Society Manager
  121. Accounts Manager
  122. Cinema Director
  123. Company or Factory Manager
  124. Maintenance Manager
  125. Printing and Publishing Manager
  126. Hotel Manager
  127. Electrical Manager
  128. Finance Manager
  129. Sales Manager
  130. Museum Manager
  131. School Manager
  132. Plant Manager
  133. Theatre Manager
  134. Hospital Manager
  135. Institute Manager
  136. Library Manager
  137. Laboratory Manager
  138. Marine Transport Manager
  139. Land Transport Manager
  140. Air Transport Manager
  141. Tourism Agency Manager
  142. TV or Radio Programs Presenter
  143. Correspondent (Newspaper/Radio/TV)
  144. Food Controller
  145. Aircraft Takeoff Controller
  146. Maritime Controller
  147. Quality Controller
  148. Air Controller
  149. Marine Traffic Controller
  150. Media Controller
  151. Road Controller
  152. Aircraft Landing Controller
  153. Cruise Ship Guide
  154. Tourist Guide
  155. Aviation Guide
  156. Surveyor
  157. Assistant Pharmacist
  158. Co-Pilot
  159. Assistant  Engineer  (All  specializations)
  160. Consultant
  161. General Supervisor
  162. Ships Supervisor
  163. Banker
  164. Decoration Designer
  165. TV Cameraman
  166. Cinema Cameraman
  167. Press Photographer
  168. Land Hostess
  169. Air Hostess
  170. Program Producer
  171. Ship Captain
  172. Aircraft Pilot
  173. Male or Female Nurse
  174. Cinema or Television Producer
  175. Marketing Representative
  176. Sports Representative
  177. Sales Representative
  178. Procurement Representative
  179. Administration Coordinator
  180. Archeological Prospector
  181. Engineer (All specializations)
  182. Career Counselor
  183. Assistant General Manager
  184. Captain
  185. Commercial Broker
  186. Travel or Tourism Agent
  187. Prosecutor
  188. Ministry Undersecretary

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