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Offline Services

Issue Visa for Companions of GCC Nationals

  • Topics : Tourism, Sports and Recreation, Visas and Official Documents
  • Audience : Visitors

GCC nationals wishing to bring their servants, drivers, nannies and similar people while visiting Qatar may apply for a visa for those accompanying them to enter the country.

Offline Instructions

  • Submit visa application after entering all the required information.
  • Provide passport that is valid for no less than six months.
  • Attach two personal photos of the applicant.
  • Provide copy of applicant’s valid residence in GCC country for six months (or possibly three months) and same visa for servants, drivers and other people (who are under the sponsorship of a Gulf national).

Service Center

  • Consular Affairs Department.
  • Diplomatic, consular and representative missions of Qatar abroad.

Additional Information

  • Visa for companions of GCC nationals is issued immediately to all nationalities after entering the applicant’s information through an automated system.
  • Visa for companions of GCC nationals is valid for three months from the date of issuance, and visa holder shall enter the country before visa expiry date.
  • Holder of visa for companions of GCC nationals is allowed to stay in the country for one month from the entry date.
  • Visa for companions of GCC national is extendable for a similar period and a maximum of three months.


A fee of QR100 applies.

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