All You Need to Know About Family Visa in Qatar

  • Publish date: Friday، 26 August 2022
All You Need to Know About Family Visa in Qatar

Family visas in Qatar are the goal of many who sometimes have to leave their country and their families in order to pursue their dreams and travel to the State of Qatar, which offers important opportunities for work. Therefore, Qatar provides the possibility to request a family visitor visa that allows family members to enter Qatar and enjoy spending quality time in tourist attractions and also allows converting it into a family residence visa. In this article, we will mention how to obtain these visas.

This type of visa is wanted by people who want to visit their families for a period of up to three months, and it is very similar to a tourist visa, but the difference is in the ability to renew without returning to the homeland.

The renewal value is 200 riyals each time until the expiry of six full months.

Steps to obtaining a visa electronically:

  • Log in to the e-services portal of the Ministry of Interior using the smart card.
  • Click on the Entry Visa Services button, then select the “Family Visit Request” box.
  • Use the Service Options page to view the available options for the Service.

To apply for a family visit visa renewal:

  • Choose a new order from the list of order options, then press Next.
  • Enter the data related to the expatriate and determine the relationship of kinship.
  • Enter the passport data of the expatriate person.
  • Attach the required documents.

Documents required to obtain family visas in Qatar:

  • A copy of the host's residence permit.
  • A copy of the passport of the visiting person.
  • A certified copy of the marriage contract in addition to the children's birth certificates.
  • A certified copy of the employment contract showing the profession and salary.
  • A certificate of good conduct certified by the competent authorities for adults of the age of majority.
  • A certificate stating that he passed the medical examination abroad according to the mechanism approved by the competent authorities.

Conditions for obtaining family visas in Qatar:

  • The resident must have an unexpired residence permit for work.
  • The resident must submit the marriage contract duly certified by the competent authorities.
  • An employee with governmental and semi-governmental agencies must have a family residence affiliated with his work.
  • The profession of an employee in the private sector must be technical and specialized.

Conditions regarding how to apply

  • The application must be filled out in Arabic.
  • The required data and names must be written according to what is registered in the passport.
  • You must bring all the original documents required when submitting the application.
  • Medical examination for obtaining family visas in Qatar:
  • The expatriate undergoes a blood test for tuberculosis or HIV and a chest x-ray.
  • Fingerprinting: Once your medical results are posted on the website, your fingerprints must be taken by the Forensic Investigations and Evidence Department.

It is worth noting that the Emir of the State of Qatar affirmed that his country will not prevent anyone from entering Qatar, whether tourist or family visas, but he called on all arrivals to respect the culture of the Qatari people. Note that Qatar is an Islamic conservative country and has customs and traditions that expatriates must respect, and in return Qatar respects the customs of other countries.

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