UAE visa for Qatari citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Qatari passport holders visiting United Arab Emirates for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Qatari citizens to enter United Arab Emirates for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa United Arab Emirates e-visa for Qatari citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival United Arab Emirates visa on arrival for Qatari citizens Not Available

United Arab Emirates tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Qatari passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in United Arab Emirates.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from United Arab Emirates.

If you are looking for United Arab Emirates visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Qatar, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of United Arab Emirates nearest your place of residence.

  • Manama: The Embassy of in Manama, ~ 111.96 kilometers (69.57 mi) away from Doha, Qatar. (Working hours: Close now).
  • Riyadh: The Embassy of in Riyadh, ~ 465.34 kilometers (289.15 mi) away from Doha, Qatar. (Working hours: Close now).

United Arab Emirates visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest United Arab Emirates diplomatic mission offices to Qatar for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Qatar traveling to United Arab Emirates from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Qatar) estimated Change (%)
2014 97,392 N/A
2015 104,832 7.64%
2016 113,802 8.56%
2017 122,364 7.52%
2018 127,716 4.37%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

United Arab Emirates & Qatar comparison

United Arab Emirates's area is approximately 83,600 km2 (32,278 sq mi), while the area of Qatar is approximately 11,610 km2 (4,482 sq mi). This means Qatar is 7.20 times smaller than United Arab Emirates.

As of September 2021, United Arab Emirates's population is ~18.9 million people - 12,301,627 more people than the population of Qatar.

We have highlighted United Arab Emirates & Qatar’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

United Arab Emirates Qatar Difference
Population (est 2021) 18,855,983 6,554,356 12.3 million more people live in United Arab Emirates than Qatar
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 101 111 United Arab Emirates has 10 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Qatar.
Travel freedom (2021) 128 53 United Arab Emirates passport holders can visit 75 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 127 68 UAE hosts 59 more foreign missions than Qatar.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Qatar travel to United Arab Emirates in one year?

The number of visitors from Qatar visiting United Arab Emirates in 2018 was approximately 127,716.

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