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Enter the QID number to reactivate the Residence Permit.

NAS Login, E-Service

Reactivate Residence Permit Based on QID

  • Topics : Business and Finance, Employment and Workplace, Visas and Official Documents
  • Audience : Government, Individuals, Business

This service enables you to reactivate the expired residence permit for persons whose residences were cancelled, but they still exist in the country within the legal period. It is available for Qataris, residents, companies and organizations holding smart QID Cards.

Online Instructions

  • Login with your smartcard to the e-services portal of MOI.
  • Click on "Residency Services" then "Reactivate RP by QID Number".
  • Enter the QID number of the person whose residence is to be activated, then click on "Next".
  • Enter the person's data, and select the new residence period, then click on "Next".
  • Select the delivery method for the new residence permit.
  • Click on "Pay Fees", and pay the applicable fees.

Additional Information

  • This service is available for both individuals and establishments.
  • The applicants have to log in with the smart card, and they must be registered with Metrash.
  • The residence has to be cancelled, and the person still exist in the country within the legal period.
  • In the case of personal transactions, the user will determine the method of receiving the new residence permit (either by collecting in person from the Expatriates Affairs Department or via Qatar Post). In case of enterprise transactions, the new residence permit will be delivered by Qatar Post.
  • The user will pay using the credit card in the case of personal transactions. In the case of enterprise transactions, payment can be made either by credit card or bank transfer (from account to account). The delivery fees (if any) must be paid.
  • After payment of the fees, the payment receipt will be shown as an evidence of completing the transaction successfully.


QR520, in addition to extra QR20 in case of selecting Qatar Post for delivery.

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