PROCEDURE TO APPLY FOR FAMILY VISIT VISA
People who wants to visit their family in Qatar must obtain a shorterm family visit visa. Howerver, this visa is only valid for one month and can be extended for another 5 months for first and second degree of relatives and in law ( father, mother, sister and children) and two months for other relatives. The relatives who wish to stay longer should undergo a physical examination with the first 72 hours of arrival to apply for an extension.
Foreign employees who wish to bring their families to live in Qatar should refer to the Family Visa.
HOW TO APPLY FOR FAMILY VISIT VISA
Follow these steps to apply for this type of visa:
Submit the application along with supporting documents to the Passports Department.
Download and fill out the application form.
Pay appropriate fees
WHERE TO APPLY/SUBMIT VISA APPLICATION
The visa application should be submit to The General Directorate of Border Passports and Expatriates Affairs.
QATAR FAMILY VISIT VISA FEES
A fee of QR200 applies for each visa, and QR50 for each registered dependent or companion. The visa is extended against the same fees and overstay fine of QR200 applies per day.
The form should be typed in Arabic and name & data should be typed as written in the passport.
Please review the note in the second page of the paper form.
An exit permit is required if the visa holder is male and above 18 years, and will stay more than 30 days.
To cancel the visa, please visit the centers affiliated to the General Directorate of Border Passports and Expatriates Affairs.