I am an Employee, how do I apply for Exceptional Entry Permit to Qatar?

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I am an Employee, how do I apply for Exceptional Entry Permit to Qatar?

I am an Employee, how do I apply for Exceptional Entry Permit to Qatar? 

Online Instruction Steps

  1. Create new account on Qatar Portal or Log in to your existing account (if available).
  2. Click on “Apply for Exceptional Entry Permit”.
  3. Read terms and conditions and prepare all required attachments before starting the application.
  4. Enter application page and fill in required information correctly and completely as shown in passport.
  5. Enter your email correctly to receive approval on your application.
  6. Print permit and keep copy of it and a copy of quarantine undertaking to be presented to airport officials.

Terms for Those Coming from Low-risk Countries / Other Countries:

First: Low-risk Countries: (Click on the list of low-risk countries and accredited health centers)

People coming from low-risk countries should:

  1. Conduct COVID-19 test in an approved hospital (if any) within a period not exceeding 48 hours from the date of departure, and submit a hard copy of the examination certificate upon arrival. 
  2. In the case the COVID test is not conducted in the departure country, the test will be conducted at the airport upon arrival.
  3. The applicant must upload proof of staying in a low-risk country for 72 hours or more. If the expatriate resides less than 72 hours in a low-risk country, they will be considered as coming from other countries (not low-risk) and will be treated accordingly.

Second: Other Countries

Those who come from other countries (outside the list of low-risk countries) should comply with the following:

  1. Hotel reservation in one of the hotels designated and approved for quarantine for one week from the date of arrival
  2. Conducting a COVID test at the airport (In the event the result is positive, the expatriate will be directed for isolation, and if the test result is negative, a compulsory period of one week is spent in the quarantine hotel)
  3. Permit holders must adhere to hotel quarantine and all followed procedures, including maintaining social distancing. In the event the resident fails to commit, the hotel quarantine will be extended for another period of 7 days

The documents that residents must possess upon arrival at the airport

  1. Passport
  2. Qatar residence card
  3. Entry permit
  4. Hotel quarantine undertaking
  5. COVID examination certificate: In the event of coming from low-risk countries, a hard copy of the medical examination, conducted within a period not exceeding 48 hours in one of the accredited hospitals (if any), must be presented to concerned officials at the airport.
  6. Copy of the hotel reservation for quarantine: In the event of coming from other countries, a hard or soft copy of the residence reservation must be submitted in one of the hotels approved for the quarantine.

Additional Information

To confirm the approved hotel booking, please visit "Discover Qatar" website.

For more information, please call on 109 inside Qatar or +974 44069999 outside Qatar.