Qatar passport visa-free countries

Qatar passport holders are eligible for visa-free travel and visa-on-arrival in countries such as Singapore, the United Kingdom, and Turkey.
Qatar passport holders need a visa to go to the European Union as a whole, the United States, and Australia.

Qatar is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council, therefore Qatari nationals are free to travel to any of the other GCC nations, including Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. It is just essential to exhibit a valid national ID card of Qatar to gain access to a GCC country for an extended stay without a visa.

Qatar passport visa-free countries

South Korea passport holders can travel visa-free to these countries, that means that you don’t need a visa before traveling there:

  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Eswatini
  • Georgia
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Nicaragua
  • Niue
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Ukraine
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela 

Visa on arrival for Qatar passport

Citizens of Qatar can get a visa on arrival when they travel to these countries, that means that you don’t need a visa before travelling there:

  • Azerbaijan
  • Bolivia
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Gabon
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Kenya
  • Laos
  • Macao
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Mauritania
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Paraguay
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Yemen

Visa online for Qatar passport

These are countries that require a evisa or an eTA, electronic travel authorization, for citizens of Qatar, in these countries you need to get a evisa or an eta online before travelling:

eTA, electronic travel authorization

Through an expedited online application, many countries award eTAs (Electronic Travel Visa Authorizations) to tourists from Qatar. These eliminate the need to apply for a visa on arrival in person at an embassy or wait in long lineups at the border.

  • New Zealand
  • Sri Lanka
  • United Kingdom

evisa, online visa

An eVisa, or electronic visa waiver, for Qatari citizens can be obtained online through a quick application process. These eliminate the need to apply for a visa on arrival issued at a border crossing, or a visa through the destination’s embassy or consulate.

  • Albania
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Benin
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Djibouti
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Lesotho
  • Moldova
  • Montserrat
  • Myanmar
  • Norfolk Island
  • South Sudan
  • St. Helena
  • Suriname
  • Taiwan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Visa required for Qatar passport

Citizens of Qatar need to get a visa before travelling to these countries, therefore you will likely need to visit the local embassy or consulate with appropriate documentation:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Aruba
  • Austria
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • Congo
  • Congo (Dem. Rep.)
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Curacao
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Falkland Islands
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • French West Indies
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guinea
  • Guyana
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kiribati
  • Latvia
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • North Macedonia
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Norway
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Reunion
  • Romania
  • Saint Lucia
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Spain
  • St. Maarten
  • St. Pierre and Miquelon
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Vatican City
  • Wallis and Futuna

Sources: Visa Index Qatar

The above cover image was taken somewhere in Qatar. Photo by Amr Elmasry on Unsplash