Interactive COVID-19 Travel Measures Guide

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Are you a Qatari citizen, Qatari resident or GCC citizen with a valid QID?

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Are you fully vaccinated with one of the following MOPH-approved vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Moderna (Spikefax), AstraZeneca (Coveshield/Oxford/Vaxepheria), Jansen/Johnson & Johnson, or Sinopharm*

Or have you recovered from COVID-19 in Qatar or a GCC country within the past 12 months?

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Are you travelling with children 11 years old and under?

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Are you travelling with children between the ages of 12-17 years old?

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Which country are you travelling from?

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Please select all countries you have travelled to in the 10 days prior to your arrival in Qatar

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You must have one negative RT-PCR test carried out maximum 72 hours before time of arrival. It must be done in a medical center approved by the local health authority of the issuing country to perform COVID-19 PCR tests.

To expedite entry into the country, travelers entering Qatar can register through the Ehteraz website (www.ehteraz.gov.qa) at least 12 hours before travel, and upload the required official documents.

Registering through the Ehteraz portal is optional for Qatari citizens and residents and mandatory for GCC citizens.

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH-recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Travelers must present an official vaccination certificate with a valid QR Code that includes the following information:

  1. Name of the recipient as mentioned in their passport.
  2. Vaccination Date clearly written as 1st and/or 2nd dose.
  3. Type/Name of vaccine.
  4. Vaccine Lot number (if available).
  5. Official logo and stamp of the vaccination authority.

Citizens and residents who have recovered from COVID-19

Citizens and residents of Qatar who have recovered from a previous infection in Qatar within the last 12 months are exempt from quarantine upon return from abroad if they were asymptomatic, and their PCR test result is negative.

GCC citizens and residents who have recovered from COVID-19 and have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar

GCC citizens and residents diagnosed and recovered from COVID-19 in any GCC country who have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar, shall be exempt from quarantine provided that a valid official certificate detailing the previous infection, issued by the local Ministry of Health in the GCC, is presented.

*Conditionally approved vaccines

Travelers fully vaccinated with the Sinopharm vaccine will be subject to an antibody test on arrival. If the result is positive with antibodies, you are exempt from quarantine; otherwise the traveller must undergo applicable quarantine based on country of departure and perform COVID-19 PCR tests upon arrival.

Country-specific results:

Coming from countries on the Green or Yellow List:

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH- recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Coming from countries on the Red List:

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH-recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Vaccinated travelers coming from Red countries will undergo a repeat RT- PCR test (on traveler’s expense) on arrival in HIA/land border, if the test is positive, traveler must adhere to isolation protocol.

You must have one negative RT-PCR test carried out maximum 72 hours before time of arrival. It must be done in a medical center approved by the local health authority of the issuing country to perform COVID-19 PCR tests.

To expedite entry into the country, travelers entering Qatar can register through the Ehteraz website (www.ehteraz.gov.qa) at least 12 hours before travel, and upload the required official documents.

Registering through the Ehteraz portal is optional for Qatari citizens and residents and mandatory for GCC citizens.

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Travelers must present an official vaccination certificate with a valid QR Code that includes the following information:

  1. Name of the recipient as mentioned in their passport.
  2. Vaccination Date clearly written as 1st and/or 2nd dose.
  3. Type/Name of vaccine.
  4. Vaccine Lot number (if available)
  5. Official logo and stamp of the vaccination authority.

Citizens and residents who have recovered from COVID-19

Citizens and residents of Qatar who have recovered from a previous infection in Qatar within the last 12 months are exempt from quarantine upon return from abroad if they were asymptomatic, and their PCR test result is negative.

GCC citizens and residents who have recovered from COVID-19 and have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar

GCC citizens and residents diagnosed and recovered from COVID-19 in any GCC country who have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar, shall be exempt from quarantine provided that a valid official certificate detailing the previous infection, issued by the local Ministry of Health in the GCC, is presented.

*Conditionally approved vaccines

Travelers fully vaccinated with the Sinopharm vaccine will be subject to an antibody test on arrival. If the result is positive with antibodies, you are exempt from quarantine; otherwise the traveller must undergo applicable quarantine based on country of departure and perform COVID-19 PCR tests upon arrival.

Country-specific results:

Coming from countries on the Green or Yellow List:

You are exempted from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Children of citizens and residents of Qatar

Unvaccinated children 0-11 years old coming from countries on the Green List with fully vaccinated parents are exempted from quarantine.

Unvaccinated children 0-17 years old traveling with fully vaccinated parents from countries on the Yellow List will be required to home quarantine for 7 days.

Children of GCC citizens

Unvaccinated children travelling with their vaccinated parents who are GCC citizens but do not have residence in Qatar shall be subject to hotel quarantine for 5 days for Green List countries, 7 days for Yellow List countries.

Coming from countries on the Red List:

You are exempted from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Vaccinated travelers coming from Red countries will undergo a repeat RT-PCR test (on traveler’s expense) on arrival in HIA/land border, if the test is positive, traveler must adhere to isolation protocol.

Children of citizens and residents of Qatar

Unvaccinated children 0-17 years old traveling with fully vaccinated parents from countries on the Red List will be required to home quarantine for 10 days.

Children of GCC citizens

Unvaccinated children travelling with their vaccinated parents who are GCC citizens but do not have residence in Qatar shall be subject to hotel quarantine for 10 days coming from a Red List country.

You must have one negative RT-PCR test carried out maximum 72 hours before time of arrival. It must be done in a medical center approved by the local health authority of the issuing country to perform COVID-19 PCR tests.

To expedite entry into the country, travelers entering Qatar can register through the Ehteraz website (www.ehteraz.gov.qa) at least 12 hours before travel, and upload the required official documents.

Registering through the Ehteraz portal is optional for Qatari citizens and residents and mandatory for GCC citizens.

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH-recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Travelers must present an official vaccination certificate with a valid QR Code that includes the following information:

  1. Name of the recipient as mentioned in their passport.
  2. Vaccination Date clearly written as 1st and/or 2nd dose.
  3. Type/Name of vaccine.
  4. Vaccine Lot number (if available).
  5. Official logo and stamp of the vaccination authority.

Citizens and residents who have recovered from COVID-19

Citizens and residents of Qatar who have recovered from a previous infection in Qatar within the last 12 months are exempt from quarantine upon return from abroad if they were asymptomatic, and their PCR test result is negative.

GCC citizens and residents who have recovered from COVID-19 and have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar

GCC citizens and residents diagnosed and recovered from COVID-19 in any GCC country who have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar, shall be exempt from quarantine provided that a valid official certificate detailing the previous infection, issued by the local Ministry of Health in the GCC, is presented.

*Conditionally approved vaccines

Travelers fully vaccinated with the Sinopharm vaccine will be subject to an antibody test on arrival. If the result is positive with antibodies, you are exempt from quarantine; otherwise the traveller must undergo applicable quarantine based on country of departure and perform COVID-19 PCR tests upon arrival.

Country-specific results:

Coming from countries on the Green List:

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Children of citizens and residents of Qatar

Unvaccinated children 12-17 years old coming from countries on the Green List with fully vaccinated parents will be required to home quarantine for 5 days.

Unvaccinated children 0-11 years old coming from countries on the Green List with fully vaccinated parents are exempted from quarantine.

Children of GCC citizens

Unvaccinated children travelling with their vaccinated parents who are GCC citizens but do not have residence in Qatar shall be subject to hotel quarantine for 5 days coming from a Green List country.

In case of hotel quarantine, children will be accompanied by one parent, even if the latter is vaccinated.

Coming from countries on the Yellow List:

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH- recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Children of citizens and residents of Qatar

Unvaccinated children 0-17 years old traveling with fully vaccinated parents from countries on the Yellow List will be required to home quarantine for 7 days.

Children of GCC citizens

Unvaccinated children travelling with their vaccinated parents who are GCC citizens but do not have residence in Qatar shall be subject to hotel quarantine for 7 days coming from a Yellow List country.

In case of hotel quarantine, children will be accompanied by one parent, even if the latter is vaccinated.

Coming from countries on the Red List:

Vaccinated travelers coming from Red countries will undergo a repeat RT- PCR test (on traveler’s expense) on arrival in HIA/land border, if the test is positive, traveler must adhere to isolation protocol.

Children of citizens and residents of Qatar

Unvaccinated children aged 0-17 years old will be required to home quarantine for 10 days.

Children of GCC citizens

Unvaccinated children travelling with their vaccinated parents who are GCC citizens but do not have residence in Qatar shall be subject to hotel quarantine for 10 days coming from a Red List country.

In case of hotel quarantine, children will be accompanied by one parent, even if the latter is vaccinated.

You must have one negative RT-PCR test carried out maximum 72 hours before time of arrival. It must be done in a medical center approved by the local health authority of the issuing country to perform COVID-19 PCR tests.

To expedite entry into the country, travelers entering Qatar can register through the Ehteraz website (www.ehteraz.gov.qa) at least 12 hours before travel, and upload the required official documents.

Registering through the Ehteraz portal is optional for Qatari citizens and residents and mandatory for GCC citizens.

Unvaccinated travelers, vaccinated with other vaccines not recognized in the State of Qatar, and those who fall short of the 14 days vaccine administration period since the second dose will be subject to quarantine for a period depending on the country classification you travel from.

Country-specific results:

Coming from countries on the Green List:

Qatari citizens and residents must home quarantine for a period of 5 days. GCC citizens who do not have a Qatari ID must hotel quarantine for 5 days.

Children 0-17 years old will follow the same entry regime of their unvaccinated parents.

Unvaccinated travelers who have visited multiple countries of different tiers in the past 10 days must have been in the lower-tier country for at least 10 days in order to qualify for its quarantine regulations.

Coming from countries on the Yellow List:

You must book a hotel package through Discover Qatar for a period of 7 days and complete a repeat RT- PCR test (on traveler’s expense) in the hotel on day 6, you will be discharged on day 7 if test is negative.

Children 0-17 years old will follow the same entry regime of their unvaccinated parents. In case of hotel quarantine, children will be accompanied by one parent, even if the latter is vaccinated.

Coming from countries on the Red List:

You must book a hotel package through Discover Qatar for a period of 10 days and complete a repeat PCR test on arrival in the hotel, and on day 9 (on traveler’s expense), you will be discharged on day 10 if test is negative.

Children 0-17 years old will follow the same entry regime of their unvaccinated parents. In case of hotel quarantine, children will be accompanied by one parent, even if the latter is vaccinated.

You must have one negative RT-PCR test carried out maximum 72 hours before time of arrival. It must be done in a medical center approved by the local health authority of the issuing country to perform COVID-19 PCR tests.

You must also register through the Ehteraz website (www.ehteraz.gov.qa) at least 12 hours before travel, and upload the required official documents.

It is mandatory for travelers to install and activate Ehteraz app on their mobile phone using locally authorized SIM cards that can be obtained from one of the local providers (Ooredoo or Vodafone).

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH-recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two- dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Travelers must present an official vaccination certificate with a valid QR Code that includes the following information:

  1. Name of the recipient as mentioned in their passport.
  2. Vaccination Date clearly written as 1st and/or 2nd dose.
  3. Type/Name of vaccine.
  4. Vaccine Lot number (if available).
  5. Official logo and stamp of the vaccination authority.

GCC citizens and residents who have recovered from COVID- 19 and have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar

GCC citizens and residents diagnosed and recovered from COVID-19 in any GCC country who have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar, shall be exempt from quarantine provided that a valid official certificate detailing the previous infection, issued by the local Ministry of Health in the GCC, is presented.

*Conditionally approved vaccines

Travelers fully vaccinated with the Sinopharm vaccine will be subject to an antibody test on arrival. If the result is positive with antibodies, you are exempt from quarantine; otherwise the traveller must undergo applicable quarantine based on country of departure and perform COVID-19 PCR tests upon arrival.

Country-specific results:

Coming from countries on the Green or Yellow List:

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Coming from countries on the Red List:

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH-recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Vaccinated travelers coming from Red countries will undergo a repeat RT-PCR test (on traveler’s expense) on arrival in HIA/land border, if the test is positive, traveler must adhere to isolation protocol.

You must have one negative RT-PCR test carried out maximum 72 hours before time of arrival. It must be done in a medical center approved by the local health authority of the issuing country to perform COVID-19 PCR tests.

You must also register through the Ehteraz website (www.ehteraz.gov.qa) at least 12 hours before travel, and upload the required official documents.

It is mandatory for travelers to install and activate Ehteraz app on their mobile phone using locally authorized SIM cards that can be obtained from one of the local providers (Ooredoo or Vodafone).

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH-recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two- dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Travelers must present an official vaccination certificate with a valid QR Code that includes the following information:

  1. Name of the recipient as mentioned in their passport.
  2. Vaccination Date clearly written as 1st and/or 2nd dose.
  3. Type/Name of vaccine.
  4. Vaccine Lot number (if available).
  5. Official logo and stamp of the vaccination authority.

GCC citizens and residents who have recovered from COVID-19 and have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar

GCC citizens and residents diagnosed and recovered from COVID-19 in any GCC country who have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar, shall be exempt from quarantine provided that a valid official certificate detailing the previous infection, issued by the local Ministry of Health in the GCC, is presented.

*Conditionally approved vaccines

Travelers fully vaccinated with the Sinopharm vaccine will be subject to an antibody test on arrival. If the result is positive with antibodies, you are exempt from quarantine; otherwise the traveller must undergo applicable quarantine based on country of departure and perform COVID-19 PCR tests upon arrival.

Country-specific results:

Coming from countries on the Green or Yellow List:

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Unvaccinated children 0-11 years old coming from countries on the Green List with fully vaccinated parents are exempted from quarantine.

Unvaccinated children 0-11 years old coming from Yellow List countries with fully vaccinated parents will be required to hotel quarantine for 7 days. In case of hotel quarantine, children will be accompanied by one parent, even if the latter is vaccinated.

Coming from countries on the Red List:

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH-recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Vaccinated travelers coming from Red countries will undergo a repeat RT-PCR test (on traveler’s expense) on arrival in HIA/land border, if the test is positive, traveler must adhere to isolation protocol.

There are currently no entry exceptions for unvaccinated children coming from Red List countries.

You must have one negative RT-PCR test carried out maximum 72 hours before time of arrival. It must be done in a medical center approved by the local health authority of the issuing country to perform COVID-19 PCR tests.

You must also register through the Ehteraz website (www.ehteraz.gov.qa) at least 12 hours before travel, and upload the required official documents.

It is mandatory for travelers to install and activate Ehteraz app on their mobile phone using locally authorized SIM cards that can be obtained from one of the local providers (Ooredoo or Vodafone).

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH-recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two- dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

Travelers must present an official vaccination certificate with a valid QR Code that includes the following information:

  1. Name of the recipient as mentioned in their passport.
  2. Vaccination Date clearly written as 1st and/or 2nd dose.
  3. Type/Name of vaccine.
  4. Vaccine Lot number (if available).
  5. Official logo and stamp of the vaccination authority.

GCC citizens and residents who have recovered from COVID-19 and have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar

GCC citizens and residents diagnosed and recovered from COVID-19 in any GCC country who have received at least one dose of any recognized vaccines by MOPH Qatar, shall be exempt from quarantine provided that a valid official certificate detailing the previous infection, issued by the local Ministry of Health in the GCC, is presented.

*Conditionally approved vaccines

Travelers fully vaccinated with the Sinopharm vaccine will be subject to an antibody test on arrival. If the result is positive with antibodies, you are exempt from quarantine; otherwise the traveller must undergo applicable quarantine based on country of departure and perform COVID-19 PCR tests upon arrival.

Country-specific results:

Coming from countries on the Green List:

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

There are currently no entry exceptions for unvaccinated children between 12 and 17 years old without Qatari citizenship, Qatari residency or GCC citizenship.

Unvaccinated children 0-11 years old coming from countries on the Green List with fully vaccinated parents are exempted from quarantine.

Coming from countries on the Yellow List:

You are exempt from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with an MOPH-recognized vaccine and at least 14 days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single dose in case of single-dose regime vaccine.

There are currently no entry exceptions for unvaccinated children between 12 and 17 years old without Qatari citizenship, Qatari residency or GCC citizenship.

Unvaccinated children 0-11 years old coming from Yellow List countries with fully vaccinated parents will be required to hotel quarantine for 7 days. In case of hotel quarantine, children will be accompanied by one parent, even if the latter is vaccinated.

Coming from countries on the Red List:

Vaccinated travelers coming from Red countries will undergo a repeat RT-PCR test (on traveler’s expense) on arrival in HIA/land border, if the test is positive, traveler must adhere to isolation protocol.

There are currently no entry exceptions for unvaccinated children coming from Red List countries.

Entry is restricted to vaccinated, and/or recovered individuals. Please refer to the General Qatar Travel and Return Policy for further information, which can be accessed via the MOPH Website.