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Visas and Official Document

Qatar welcomes people from around the world to live and work in the country, often on a temporary basis.

Newcomers of migrant workers land in the country after having secured their sponsorship and official status by their employer. Residents, sponsors and citizens are required by law to adhere to the rules and regulations of the nation. A comprehensive system of visas and residence permits has been set up to help keep track of Qatar’s transient population and ensure security for all.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) is responsible for handling immigration, policing and national security. Many personal document services for migrant workers are taken care of by their respective employer.

In this section, Hukoomi provides information for you to contacts to foreign embassies should you require any assistance from your home country.