Consular Services


Citizen Services

Qatari citizens abroad can apply for new passport in case of Passport loss or expiry.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens on scholarships, travelling for treatment, or living outside Qatar.

Service Procedures:

The expired or damaged passport will be sent by official post of the consular administration, then the mission receives new passport with old passport and hand them over to the citizen.

Terms and requirements:

  • Fill a form for a new passport and sign it by the concerned person, or their legal guardian if they were underage, the form should be stamped by the mission and signed from an executive consular.
  • Attach the original passport.
  • Attach (2) personal photos with grey background, photo size should be ( 4.8 X 3.5 ).

Service fees:

(100) QR ($28) for expired passports

(400) QR ($110) for damaged passports

A Travel Permit can be issued to Qatari citizens to return to Qatar if they lost their passports or the passport has expired.

  • Passage permits are valid for three months from the date of issuance.
  • Passage permits are valid for only one entry to the State of Qatar only.

Terms and requirements:

  • Register the loss of passport at the nearest police station abroad.
  • A letter addressed to the Consul General.
  • Copy of the passport or identity card showing the national number.
  • (2) Personal photos. 

Service fees:

(50) Qatari Riyals (14) US Dollars

 

A Travel Permit for newly- born Qatari babies abroad.

Beneficiaries of this service:

    Qatari citizen’s newly-born babies.

Service Procedures:

  • The Qatari mission abroad addresses the department of nationality and passports in the Ministry of Interior, after receiving the reply, a passage permit will be issued with an approval reference.
  • Passage permits are valid for three months from the date of issuance.
  • Passage permits are valid for only one entry and to the State of Qatar only.

Terms and requirements:

  • Copy of the passport or identity card of the parents showing the ID number.
  • (2) Personal photos.
  • Copy of the birth certificate attested by the official authorities and by the Mission.

Service fees:

(50) Qatari riyals (14) US Dollars 

The mission of the State of Qatar can issue a general or private authorization.

Beneficiaries of the service:

            Qatari citizens living abroad permanently or temporarily.
Service Procedures:

  • Requires the citizen to attend personally to the consular official.
  • Print the information of the authorization on mission’s headed-paper.

Terms and requirements:

  1. An authorization application is to be submitted to the Head of Mission after ensuring the validity of the information and that the applicant is in a normal state of mind.
  2. Elderly people and persons with special needs are exempted from appearing before the mission, instead the mission itself will visit them to complete procedures.
  3. A copy of the passport or identity card showing the their numbers should be attached with the application.

Service fees:

 (100) Qatari Riyals (27) US Dollars.

This certificate  can be issued to Qatari citizens upon request.

Beneficiaries of the service:

Qatari citizens abroad, travelling for study or medical  treatment or other purposes. 

Service Procedures:

  • The Qatari citizen fills an application requesting the issuance of such certificate , addressed to the Head of Mission stating the reasons for residing outside the country.

Terms and requirements::

  1. A copy of the passport or identity card should be attached with the application.
  2. Provide a prove for residing outside the country, in case of travelling for medical treatment or study.

Service fees:

(100) Qatari riyals (27) US Dollars

Transporting dead bodies of Qatari citizens back to the State of Qatar.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Deceased Qatari citizens outside the State of Qatar.

Service Procedures:

  • Relative of the deceased should notify the mission of the State of Qatar on the death of the citizen.
  • The mission will take necessary actions to transport the body to the State of Qatar.
  • Original passport and validated documents relating to his death should be submitted to the mission.
  • Notify the Department of Consular Affairs about the Date and time of sending the body to make arrangement with the airport.

Terms and requirements::

  • The mission is to send by mail documents related to the deceased consisting of:
  • A copy of the passport.
  • A copy of the death certificate.
  • A copy of the post-mortem report (and any other documents).

Visas

Beneficiaries of this service:

Official delegations. 

Service Description:

The Service is to provide an official visa for official delegations, except for those  exempted from visas, to meet with officials from the Amiri Diwan, the ministry of foreign affairs, and officials from ministries, governmental authorities and institutions, or to attend conferences held by ministries, authorities or institutions 

Terms and requirements:

  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities within (24) hours of data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa can be extended for a similar period for multiple times.

visa fees:

Free of charge.


Beneficiaries of this service:

Businessmen and known commercial figures. 

Service Description:

The Service is to provide a business visa for businessmen and known commercial figures, to visit Qatar to improve investment relations between their countries and the State of Qatar. 

Terms and requirements:

  • Businessmen should provide the mission with evidence proving that they are businessmen, unless they were known commercial figures.
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities within (24) hours of data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa can be extended for a similar period ( for maximum three months).

Visa fees:

200 QR. 55 US Dollars


Beneficiaries of this service:

Tourists. 

Service Description:

The service is to provide a visit visa for tourists, to visit Qatar and explore its monuments of historic, commercial, architectural and cultural value . 

Terms and requirements:

  • Applicants should provide a bank statement for the previous three months, showing a minimum balance of 5,000 QR, financially capable applicants known by the mission, are exempted from this condition.
  • It is recommended to have a hotel reservation in the state of Qatar in a four or five star hotel.
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities within (24) hours of data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa cannot be extended.

Visa fees:

200 QR.


Beneficiaries of this service:

GCC residents. 

Service Description:

The Service is to provide GCC residents with approved professions a visit visa to enter Qatar. 

Terms and requirements:

  • Applicants should provide a GCC residentship valid for six months ( three months minimum) .
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities immediately after data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa can be extended for a period of three months.

Visa fees:

100 QR.


Beneficiaries of this service:

Companions of GCC citizens such as maids, drivers and baby-sitters. 

Service Description:

The Service is to provide an entry visa for the companions of GCC citizens to visit the country with their sponsors.

Terms and requirements:

  • Applicants should provide a GCC residentship valid for six months (three months minimum) for the companions of GCC citizens such as maids, drivers and baby-sitters (under the sponsorship of the gulf citizen) .
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities immediately after data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa can be extended for a similar period (three months maximum).

Visa fees:

100 QR.


Beneficiaries of this service:

Travelers who plan to stop over in Qatar  in their way for  a third destination. 

Service Description:

Travelers who plan to stop over in Qatar in their way for a third destination, the visa is valid for (2) days.

 

Terms and requirements:

  • This Visa doesn’t apply for travelers passing through Qatar, these passing - through travelers don’t require a visa, and will be allowed to enter the country if their transit time is more than six hours, with a commitment from the airlines company.
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities immediately after data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for (1) one month from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of (2) two days from the date of entry.
  • This visa cannot be extended.

Visa fees:

100 QR.


Beneficiaries of this service:

Residents of the 33 approved countries. 

Service Description:

The Service is to provide residents of the 33 approved countries with an entry visa to visit Qatar first and then visit Oman.

Terms and requirements:

  • Applicants should provide a bank statement for the previous three months, showing a minimum balance of 5,000 QR, financially capable applicants known by the mission, are exempted from this condition.
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for residents of the 33 approved countries immediately after data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for (1) one month from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of (1) one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa cannot be extended.

Visa fees:

100 QR.


Beneficiaries of this service:

The nationals of Turkey, Poland, Hungary and Cyprus. 

Service Description:

This service enables the nationals of Turkey, Poland, Hungary and Cyprus to obtain an immediate tourist visa to enter the State of Qatar.

Terms and requirements:

  • Applicants should provide a bank statement for the previous three months, showing a minimum balance of 5,000 QR, financially capable applicants known by the mission, are exempted from this condition.
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for the nationals of Turkey, Poland, Hungary and Cyprus immediately after data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for (1) one month from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of (1) one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa cannot be extended.

Visa fees:

100 QR.

Beneficiaries of this service:

All Nationalities. 

Service Description:

This service enables all nationalities (except GCC citizens) to enter the State of Qatar.

Terms and requirements:

  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities (except GCC citizens).
  • The visa is valid for (3) three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of (1) one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa can be extended for a similar period (six months maximum).

Visa fees:

200 QR per month.


Beneficiaries of this service:

All Nationalities. 

Service Description:

This service enables individuals who previously obtained an electronic visa through the General Directorate of Borders, Passports and Expatriates Affairs to be given  a new visa to enter the country.

Terms and requirements:

  • Some individuals who previously got an electronic visa through the General Directorate of Borders, Passports and Expatriates Affairs might have to visit Qatari Embassies or consulates abroad to stamp the visa on their passports
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • Re-issuance of official visa is exempted.

Visa fees:

20 QR. 6 US Dollars


Currently, there are more than 80 countries whose citizens are eligible for visa exemption upon arrival in Qatar. Follow the link https://www.visitqatar.qa/plan/visas-requirements.html for a list that is constantly under review and updated both in terms of eligible countries and the length of stay allowed.

Citizens from other countries or Green Card holders should follow the link below to find out the visa procedures required for each country and how to apply tohttps://portal.moi.gov.qa/qatarvisasar/

Visa requirements:

  • The Consulate does not provide any quick services.
  • To fill the  visa application form for each individual in a clear and complete data, please download the entry visa application form from website.
  • Passport must be valid for at least six months.
  • Two (2) photo copies of the passport.
  • Two (2) photos size 2"x2" of the applicant.
  • Letter from the employer addressed to the consulate General of the State of Qatar explaining the purpose of the visit.
  • Include a Pre-paid check for each form, please do not combine multiple amounts for more than one form.

 

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Fees of Single Entry Visas

Type of Visa

Duration of Stay

Processing Fees

 Official

One Month

Gratis

 Business

One Month

$ 55.00

 Tourist

One Month

$ 28.00

 Joint Visa Qatar and Sultanate of   Oman

One Month

$ 28.00

 

Fees of Multiple Entry Visas

Type of visa

Nationality

Valid for

Processing Fees

 Business

U.S.A

1 Year

$ 161.00

 Tourist

U.S.A

1 Year

$161.00


  • A visa applicant must submit a valid passport with his/her application. The passport must be valid for at least six months longer than the applicant’s intended stay in the State of Qatar and must have available pages to place a visa.
  • Each application must have 2 color passport-size photographs (2″ x 2″)
  • The original Passport and 2 additional photocopies of the first couple of pages (with name and photo).
  • Please include a company letter (for Business Visa) or an invitation letter (for Tourist Visa) explaining the reason for the entry visa request (individual letter per applicant).
  • Each application sent by mail must be accompanied by a Prepaid return envelope. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS APPEAR ON BOTH THE SENDER AND RECIPIENT FIELDS. (FedEx or UPS only).
  • All Military personnel, Diplomatic, or Official passport holders applying for a Visa must submit 2 copies of an official request from the US Department of State or the concerned government authorities. Another letter is required from the company where the applicant will work for during his/her trip (i.e. subcontractors for US Government projects).
  • All passports do not require a visa to Qatar if connecting to other flights by transit.

Residents of GCC countries:

Copy of the GCC stay permit valid for at least 6 months.
The visa is applicable for persons in specific professions.

Accompanying GCC Nationals Copy of the GCC stay permit valid for at least 6 months. Visa is limited to persons under the personal sponsorship of the respective GCC national.  Applicable for the nationals of some countries and its holder is allowed to enter any country directly and is free to stay or move to another country before the expiry of the stay period

 

Attestation

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens, Expats, Business, investors and visitors.

Service Procedures:

The  service aims to provide a legal approval of the commercial documents to be used in and outside Qatar, documents such as:

  • Country of origin.
  • Bill of lading (Manifesto).
  • Commercial contracts.
  • Invoices.

The legalization of legal and commercial documents takes up to seven business days from the day of receipt.

You can either submit your documents by hand or mail

  • By hand: The Consulate Office hours are from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.-
  • By mail (FedEx or UPS) to: 

Consulate General of the State of Qatar

Legalization Section

1990 Post Oak Blvd

Suite #900
Houston TX 77056


LEGALIZATION OF COMMERCIAL / SHIPPING DOCUMENTS

  • The Certificate of Origin must be signed by the (Owner/Agent) to indicate the data are correct and valid and that these are products of the USA.
  • The Certificate must be registered at the Notary Public.
  • The Certificate must be signed by the local State Chamber of Commerce to indicate the data are correct and valid and that these are products of the USA and be sealed by the Chamber of Commerce seal.
  • Must be legalized by the US-Qatar Business Council (please check their website https://www.usqbc.org/ for Legalization procedures)
  • We only legalize original documents.
  • Please make sure that your name and address appear on both the sender and the recipient fields of the prepaid airway bill (FedEx or UPS only)
  • Money order payable to the Consulate General of the State of Qatar and drawn from a U.S. bank in U.S. currency according to the following chart:

COMMERCIAL DOCUMENTS: 

TYPE OF DOCUMENT

LIGALIZATIONFEES

Certificate of origin

 

$41.00

Bill of Lading / Airway Bill

 

$41.00

Commercial Contract

 

$41.00

Commercial Power of Attorney

 

$41.00

Commercial Invoices

 

FROM $

TO $

 

0.00

4,119.00

$137.00

4,120.00

27,461.00

$275.00

27,462.00

68,653.00

$687.00

68,654.00

274,612.00

$1,373.00

274,613.00

HIGHER

0.60%

 

 

 

Any Other Commercial Document

 

$27.00

Requirements:

  • Notarized by the notary.
  • Authenticated by the Secretary of State.
  • Authenticated by the U.S. Department of State – Office of Authentication in Washington, DC Tel: +12026474000 http://www.state.gov/m/a/auth/
  • Only original documents are legalized.
  • Please make sure to include (2) copies of the whole document.
  • Please make sure that your name and address appear on both the sender and the recipient fields of the prepaid airway bill (not regular mail) used to return the documents back to the applicant.
  • Money order payable to the Consulate General of the State of Qatar and drawn from a US bank in US currency according to the following chart:

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Type of Document

Legalization fees ($)

Commercial Power of Attorney

$ 41.00

Personal Power of Attorney

$ 27.00

Bill of Guarantee

$ 41.00

Real-Estate Sale Contract

$ 41.00

Real-Estate Lease Contract

$ 41.00

Lien or Mortgage Contract

$ 41.00

Bill of Trust Deposit

$ 41.00

Birth Certificate: Any Birth Certificate must be submitted with a copy of parents’ passports

$ 27.00

Adoption Certificate

$ 27.00

Will Attestation

$ 27.00

Endowment Attestation

$ 27.00

Legal Age Attestation

$ 27.00

Limitation of Inheritance Attestation

$ 27.00

Report of Will Unfolding

$ 27.00

Marriage Certificate: Any Marriage Certificate must be submitted with a copy of both husband and wife’s passports

$ 27.00

Divorce Certificate

$ 27.00

Marriage License (No objection Attestation)

$ 27.00

Marital Legalizations

$ 27.00

Writs

$ 27.00

Legal Documents

$ 27.00

Contractor Agreements

$41.00

Arbitration Documents

$ 27.00

Health Certificate

$ 27.00

Medical Reports

$ 27.00

Other

$ 27.00

Death Certificate

Gratis

Attestation of Conversion to Islam

Gratis

Educational Diplomas or Other Diplomas

You must provide us with the following:

  • The original certificate or a true copy issued by the university or college certified by a notary public, the state and the US State Department.
  • Original transcript certified by a notary, the state and the US Department of State.
  • An official letter issued by the university or college stating the number of hours completed by the student online and the number of hours completed on campus or in person at the university, also certified by the notary, the state, and the US Department of State.

Note: The Consulate will refrain from certifying any diploma or university degree issued by a university, college or school that does not have a real address or if it was an online certificate.

$ 81.00

 

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens and expatriates

Service Description:

It is a service that aims to impart  legal status on  personal documents for use inside and outside the State of Qatar, including the  following documents:

  • Birth and death certificates (citizens and expatriates)
  • Copies of Passports and Identity Cards (citizens and expatriates)
  • Free of precedents certificate (citizens).
  • Free of precedents certificate (expatriates). 
  • All documents relating to individuals.

Terms and requirements:

The Department of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or one of its branches (five branches at present and will be eight branches at the beginning of next year) ratify the stamp or Signature of the chamber of commerce or any other ministry or authority approved by the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

General instructions:

  • The document sent for attestation must include a group of stamps and signatures ending with a stamp and signature approved by Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • The authorities of the Government of the State of Qatar are responsible for ratification of documents issued by them, as well as copies of those documents.
  • Qatar chamber of commerce approves stamps and signatures of some translation offices.
  • If the information on an attested document or any of its signatures or stamps, turns out to be incorrect, the attestation will be considered void and null, in which case the department of consular affairs will reserve the right to file claims to the concerned authorities in Qatar.
  • The Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its affiliates are not responsible for the contents of the document. However, they 'll refuse to ratify any document that its content is proved to be contrary to the regulations of the State of Qatar.

Document Fees: 

Type of Document

Legalization fees ($)

Authorizations

$ 27.00

Birth Certificate

$ 27.00

Adoption Certificate

$ 27.00

Certification of Will

$ 27.00

Certification of Maturity

$ 27.00

Inheritance Enumeration Certificate

$ 27.00

Record of will receipt and unsealing

$ 27.00

Marriage Contract

$ 27.00

Certificate of divorce

$ 27.00

no-objection of marriage

$ 27.00

Marital Approvals

$ 27.00

 

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens and expatriates 

Service Description:

It is a service that aims to impart  legal status on  judicial documents for use inside and outside the State of Qatar, including  the following:

  • Judiciary letters and arbitration documents from within the State of Qatar by Supreme judiciary Council.
  • Judiciary letters and arbitration documents from other countries by its concerned legal authorities.

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Terms and requirements:

The Department of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or one of its branches (five branches at present and will be eight branches at the beginning of next year) ratify the stamp or Signature of the chamber of commerce or any other ministry or authority approved by the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

General instructions:

  • The document applied for attestation must include a group of stamps and signatures ending with a stamp and signature approved by Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • The authorities of the Government of the State of Qatar are responsible for ratification of documents issued by them, as well as copies of those documents.
  • Qatar chamber of commerce approves stamps and signatures of some translation offices.
  • If the information on an attested document or any of its signatures or stamps, turns out to be incorrect, the attestation will be considered void and null, in which case the department of consular affairs will reserve the right to file claims to the concerned authorities in Qatar.
  • The Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its affiliates are not responsible for the contents of the document. However, they 'll refuse to ratify any document that its content proves to be contrary to the regulations of the State of Qatar.

Type of Document

Legalization fees ($)

Authorizations

$ 27.00

Arbitration Documents

$ 27.00

Litigation Papers

$ 27.00

 

 

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizen, expatriates and visitors

Service Description:

It is a service that aims to impart legal status on  Educational documents for use inside and outside the State of Qatar,  such as the following:

  • Education certificates issued by Qatar University.
  • Education certificates issued by foreign Universities in Qatar, and approved by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development.
  • Education certificates issued by Qatari schools and attested by the supreme educational council.
  • Education certificates issued by foreign schools in Qatar and attested by the supreme educational council.
  • Diplomas issued by schools or institutes operating in Qatar, attested by the supreme educational council or any other government institutes.
  • Educational and medical certificates issued outside the State of Qatar and ratified by Department of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign affairs or any of its subsidiaries.

Terms and requirements:

The Department of Consular Affairs  at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or any of its branches (five branches at present and will be eight branches at the beginning of next year) ratify the stamp or Signature of the chamber of commerce or any other ministry or authority approved by the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

General instructions:

  • The document applied for attestation must include a group of stamps and signatures ending with a stamp and signature approved by Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • The authorities of the Government of the State of Qatar are responsible for ratification of documents issued by them, as well as copies of those documents.
  • Qatar chamber of commerce approves stamps and signatures of some translation offices.
  • If the information on an attested document or any of its signatures or stamps, turns out to be incorrect, the attestation will be considered void and null, in which case the department of consular affairs will reserve the right to file claims to the concerned authorities in Qatar.
  • The Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its affiliates are not responsible for the contents of the document. However, they 'll refuse to ratify any document that its content proves to be contrary to the regulations of the State of Qatar.

Education Documents attestation fees:

Type of Document

Legalization fees ($)

Academic Certificates

$ 27.00

Other Certificates

$ 27.00

 

 

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens, expatriates  and visitors. 

Service Description:

It is a service that aims to impart legal status to medical documents for use inside and outside the State of Qatar such as the following letters:

  • Medical documents issued by hospitals or health centers under the supervision of the supreme council of health.
  • Medical documents issued outside Qatar and attested by the supreme council of health, Ministry of Foreign, and Qatar’s mission in the country of issuance, or the country’s mission in Qatar.

Terms and requirements:

The Department of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or one of its branches (five branches at present and  will be eight branches at the beginning of the next year) ratify the stamp or Signature of the chamber of commerce or any other ministry or authority approved by the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

General instructions:

  • The document applied for attestation must include a group of stamps and signatures ending with a stamp and signature approved by Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • The authorities of the Government of the State of Qatar are responsible for ratification of documents issued by themselves, as well as copies of those documents.
  • Qatar chamber of commerce approves stamps and signatures of some translation offices.
  • If the information on an attested document or any of its signatures or stamps, turns out to be incorrect, the attestation will be considered void and null, in which case the department of consular affairs will reserve the right to file claims to the concerned authorities in Qatar.
  • The Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its affiliates are not responsible for the contents of the document. However, they 'll refuse to ratify any document that its content proves to be contrary to the regulations of the State of Qatar.

Medical Documents attestation fees:

Type of Document

Legalization fees ($)

Medical Certificates

$ 27.00

Medical Reports

$ 27.00

 

 

Fees of Attestation as follows: 

Type of Document

Legalization fees ($)

Any other document, which has not been mentioned previously, other than death certificates and converting to Islam certificates, both of which are exempted from fees payment.

$ 27.00

Foreigners in Qatar

Qatar’s Diplomatic and Consulate missions abroad receive applications of concern to previous residents who left Qatar permanently, through coordination with the directorate of consular affairs.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Previous residents who left Qatar permanently. 

Service Description:

Qatar’s Diplomatic and Consulate missions abroad will send the application to the directorate of consular affairs, which in turn 'll send it to the concerned department (Traffic department under Ministry of interior), and sends the reply to the mission after receiving it.

Terms and requirements:

  • Send a clear copy of the driving license to the directorate of consular affairs

service fees:

20 QR.


An application to validate educational certificates issued in Qatar to residents who graduated from schools or universities of Qatar, in order to use these certificates for studies or work in other countries .

Beneficiaries of this service:

Previous residents who left Qatar permanently. 

Service Description:

Qatar’s Diplomatic and Consulate missions abroad will send the application to the directorate of consular affairs, which in turn 'll send it to the concerned department (supreme educational council or the concerned university), and sends the reply to the mission after receiving it.

Terms and requirements:

  • Copy of the educational certificate

Service fees:
Exempted

Requested by previous residents in Qatar to be used in their own affairs.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Previous residents who left Qatar permanently. 

Terms and requirements:

  • A letter stating the reason of requesting the certificate, and the period of residency in Qatar.
  • An original copy of the fingerprints issued by the security authorities and attested by the US State Department.
  • Copy of the passport including the residency sticker, and a copy of the new passport (if applicable).
  • Four personal photos (5 x 4 cm).

Service fees:

Type of Document

Legalization fees ($)

Type of Payment

Attestation of fingerprints

$ 27.00

Money order payable to “Qatar Consulate”

Certificate issuance from Ministry of Interior

$ 3.00

Cash

Certificate attestation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs

$ 27.00

Cash

Certificate attestation from the mission once received back from Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

$ 27.00

Money order payable to “Qatar Consulate”