Government Communications Office statement on giving priority to Lebanese holders of Qatar Residency Permits in Lebanon wishing to return to Qatar

6 August 2020

Following the directives of His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Lebanese holders of Qatar Residency Permits who are currently in Lebanon and wish to return to Qatar will be given priority with Exceptional Entry Permits in accordance with the travel policy in place amid the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.

Lebanese holders of Qatar Residency Permits will also be able to apply for entry for their immediate family members at the Qatar Embassy in Beirut or via Metrash 2.

All Lebanese nationals arriving into Qatar will be required to take a Coronavirus test upon arrival to the Hamad International Airport and are required to adhere to the previously announced quarantine procedures.

All arrivals into the State of Qatar are required to download and install the Ehteraz application on their smartphones.