Consular Services


Citizen Services

Qatari citizens abroad can apply for new passport in case of Passport loss or expiry.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens on scholarships, travelling for treatment, or living outside Qatar.

Service Procedures:

The expired or damaged passport will be sent by official post of the consular administration, and when the mission receives the new passport, it hands it over to the citizen.

Terms and requirements:

  • Citizens must hand in their application by person and sign it in front of the consular officer.
  • Fill a form for a new passport and sign it by the concerned person, or their legal guardian if they were underage, the form should be stamped by the mission and signed from an executive consular.
  • Attach the original passport.
  • Attach (3) personal photos with grey background. Men must wear traditional Qatari clothing. Photo size should be (4.8X3.8).

Service fees:

(100) QR for expired passports

(400) QR for damaged or lost passports

A passage permit can be issued to Qatari citizens to return to Qatar if they lost their passports.

            Beneficiaries of this service:

            Qatari citizens abroad.

            Service Procedures:

The Qatari mission abroad addresses the department of nationality and passports in the Ministry of Interior, after receiving the reply, a passage permit will be issued with an approval reference.

Passage permits are valid for three months from the date of issuance.

Passage permits are valid for only one entry to the State of Qatar only.

            Terms and requirements:

Register the loss of passport at the nearest police station abroad.

Copy of the passport or identity card showing the national number.

(2) Personal photos.

Service fees:

(50) Qatari riyals

 

A passage permit for newly- born Qatari babies abroad.

Beneficiaries of this service:

            Qatari citizen’s newly-born babies.

Service Procedures:

The Qatari mission abroad addresses the department of nationality and passports in the Ministry of Interior, after receiving the reply, a passage permit will be issued with an approval reference.

Passage permits are valid for three months from the date of issuance.

Passage permits are valid for only one entry and to the State of Qatar only.

Terms and requirements:

Copy of the passport or identity card of the parents showing the ID number.

(2) Personal photos.

Copy of the birth certificate attested by the official authorities and by the Mission.

Service fees:

(50) Qatari riyals

 

The mission of the State of Qatar can issue a general or private authorization.

  Beneficiaries of the service:

            Qatari citizens living abroad permanently or temporarily.

            Service Procedures:

Requires the citizen to attend personally to the consular official.

Print the information of the authorization on mission’s headed-paper.

            Terms and requirements:

An authorization application is to be submitted to the Head of Mission after ensuring the validity of the information and that the applicant is in a normal state of mind.

Elderly people and persons with special needs are exempted from appearing before the mission, instead the mission itself will visit them to complete procedures.

A copy of the passport or identity card showing the their numbers should be attached with the application.

Service fees:

 (100) Qatari Riyals / (27) Euros

 

This certificate  can be issued to Qatari citizens upon request.

            Beneficiaries of the service:

Qatari citizens abroad, travelling for study or medical  treatment or other purposes. 

            Service Procedures:

The Qatari citizen fills an application requesting the issuance of such certificate , addressed to the Head of Mission stating the reasons for residing outside the country.

            Terms and requirements::

A copy of the passport or identity card should be attached with the application.

Provide a prove for residing outside the country, in case of travelling for medical treatment or study.

Service fees:

(100) Qatari riyals / (27) Euros

 

Transporting dead bodies of Qatari citizens back to the State of Qatar.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Deceased Qatari citizens outside the State of Qatar.

Service Procedures:

Relative of the deceased should notify the mission of the State of Qatar on the death of the citizen.

The mission will take necessary actions to transport the body to the State of Qatar.

Original passport and validated documents relating to his death should be submitted to the mission.

Notify the Department of Consular Affairs about the Date and time of sending the body to make arrangement with the airport.

Terms and requirements::

The mission is to send by mail documents related to the deceased consisting of:

A copy of the passport.

A copy of the death certificate.

A copy of the post-mortem report (and any other documents).

 

  1. Report the incident to the nearest police station.
  2. Get the police report legalized by Spain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Madrid.
  3. Get the police report legalized by the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Madrid (The embassy cannot legalize the document unless it has been first legalized by Spain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

Visas

Beneficiaries of this service:

Official delegations. 

Service Description:

The Service is to provide an official visa for official delegations to meet with officials from the Amiri Diwan, the ministry of foreign affairs, and officials from ministries, governmental authorities and institutions, or to attend conferences held by ministries, authorities or institutions 

Terms and requirements:

Submit a formal letter that explains the reason of the visit and includes the visitor's personal data.

Submit visa application attaching all required documents.

Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.

Two photos of the applicant.

The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.

The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.

This visa can be extended for a similar period for multiple times.

Visa fees:

Free of charge.

 

Beneficiaries of this service:

Businessmen who are nationals of the following 38 countries: The United States, Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, the Vatican, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Lichtenstein, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong,  South Korea, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Cyprus, Poland, and Turkey.

Service Description:

The Service is to provide a business visa for businessmen and known commercial figures who are nationals of the 38 countries listed above upon arrival at the airport, to visit Qatar to improve investment relations between their countries and the State of Qatar. 

Terms and requirements:

Businessmen should provide the mission with evidence proving that they are businessmen, unless they were known commercial figures.

The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.

The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.

This visa can be extended for a similar period (for maximum three months).

Business visas can also be obtained in advance for all nationals through a sponsor that can arrange the required visa through the Qatari Ministry of Interior. Once your application has been approved you will be sent a conformation email or fax containing your visa details and a reference number which you have to provide to the immigration upon arrival.

You can also apply for visa online on the following link: https://qatar.visahq.com/

Travel documents or temporary passports are not accepted.

Fees for rejected or withdrawn visa applications are non-refundable.

Visa fees:

200 QR

Beneficiaries of this service:

Nationals of the following 38 countries: The United States, Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, the Vatican, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Lichtenstein, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong,  South Korea, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Cyprus, Poland, and Turkey.

Service Description:

This service enables the nationals of the 38 countries listed above to obtain an immediate tourist visa at the airport to enter the State of Qatar.

Terms and requirements:

Passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months as from the date of entry into Qatar. A valid Visa Card or Master Card to pay the fees.

Tourist visas can also be obtained in advance for all nationals through a sponsor or a hotel in Qatar that can arrange the required visa through the Qatari Ministry of Interior. Once your application has been approved you will be sent a conformation email or fax containing your visa details and a reference number which you have to provide to the immigration upon arrival.

You can also apply for visa online on the following link: https://qatar.visahq.com/

Travel documents or temporary passports are not accepted.

Fees for rejected or withdrawn visa applications are non-refundable.

Visa fees:

100 QR.

Attestation

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens, Expats, Business, investors and visitors.

Service Procedures:

The service aims to provide a legal approval of the commercial documents to be used in and outside Qatar.

Terms and requirements:

The document sent for attestation must include a group of stamps and signatures ending with a stamp and signature approved by Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The authorities of the Government of the State of Qatar are responsible for ratification of documents issued by them, as well as copies of those documents.

If the information on an attested document or any of its signatures or stamps, turns out to be incorrect, the attestation will be considered void and null, in which case the department of consular affairs will reserve the right to file claims to the concerned authorities in Qatar.

The Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its affiliates are not responsible for the contents of the document. However, they'll refuse to ratify any document the content of which proves to be contrary to the regulations of the State of Qatar.

All documents must be submitted by hand on the following address: Paseo de la Castellana, n15, 5a planta, Madrid 28046, Spain or through private agencies which specialize in dealing with legal and administrative work. We do not receive documents through mail.

Please consult the consulate office hours by phone on the following number: 913106926.

Payment Procedure: all consular fees must be paid at the Consular Section of the Embassy by cash and in Euros only. 

Legalization fees for a copy of a document are as the original document. The fees paid are not refundable.

The fees required for a commercial invoice are calculated by the consular section of the embassy. Commercial invoices cannot be submitted without a certificate of origin and a packing list or bill of lading. 

Certificate of Origin, packing list

€41

Bill of Lading

€41

Trade contracts

€41

Power of attorney

€41

Health certificate, certificate of product, price list, radioactivity, Veterinary, trade or company charity, certificate of free sale, certificate of registration or incorporation, an assignment for registering trademarks, company record of achievements, an agreement for the purpose of transferring or selling company shares, company trade or financial reports, memorandum and articles of association, certificate of good standing.

€27

Fee

Invoice Value in Euros

125€

0.00 - 3,750€

250€

3,751 - 25,000€

625€

25,001 - 62,500€

1,250€

62,501 - 250,000€

0.6%

250,001€ and over

For Diploma legalization, the following documents are required:

- The original diploma or a copy of it is required. The copy must be certified by Spain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

-  A Detailed Academic Report including the student’s curriculum and mark history is required. It must be certified by Spain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

- A formal letter from the university stating the date of the student’s registration and graduation from the university is required. The formal letter must be certified by Spain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (The embassy does not legalize any document that has not been certified first by Spain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

- The embassy does not accept any diploma without the formal letter from the university and the detailed academic report, even if it has been certified by Spain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

For other documents: birth, marriage, death, university certificates and college degree or transcript, police clearance, copy of passport, medical report … etc.

 25 €

Death Certificate and Attestation of Conversion to Islam

Free of charge

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Foreigners in Qatar

Qatar’s Diplomatic and Consulate missions abroad receive applications of concern to previous residents who left Qatar permanently, through coordination with the directorate of consular affairs.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Previous residents who left Qatar permanently. 

Service Description:

Qatar’s Diplomatic and Consulate missions abroad will send the application to the directorate of consular affairs, which in turn 'll send it to the concerned department (Traffic department under Ministry of interior), and sends the reply to the mission after receiving it.

Terms and requirements:

Send a clear copy of the driving license to the directorate of consular affairs

Service fees:

20  QR.

 

An application to validate educational certificates issued in Qatar to residents who graduated from schools or universities of Qatar, in order to use these certificates for studies or work in other countries .

Beneficiaries of this service:

Previous residents who left Qatar permanently. 

Service Description:

Qatar’s Diplomatic and Consulate missions abroad will send the application to the directorate of consular affairs, which in turn 'll send it to the concerned department (supreme educational council or the concerned university), and sends the reply to the mission after receiving it.

Terms and requirements:

  • Copy of the educational certificate

Service fees:
Exempted

Requested by previous residents in Qatar to be used in their own affairs.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Previous residents who left Qatar permanently. 

Service Description:

Qatar’s Diplomatic and Consulate missions abroad will send the application to the directorate of consular affairs, which in turn  'll send it to the concerned department (Criminal Evidences and Information Department), and sends the reply to the mission after receiving it.

Terms and requirements:

  • A letter stating the reason of requesting this certificate, and the period of residency in Qatar.
  • An original copy of the fingerprints form issued by the security authorities, and attested by the mission.
  • Copy of the passport including the residency sticker, and a copy of the new passport (if applicable).
  • Four personal photos. Size: (5X4)

Service fees:

Attestation of fingerprints form 20 QR.

Certificate issuance and attestation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

30 QR.