Ministry of Interior (MOI)


Business Visa

Business Visas allow non-Qataris to conduct business and work in the country on a temporary basis.

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Work Visa

Qatar work visas have a validity of 1-3 months. They are normally organized by your employer in Qatar.

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Work Visa for QVC

To streamline the visa application process, the Ministry of Interior has launched a service to allow employers to complete visa applications through international ‘Qatar Visa Centres’ (QVC). This permits expatriates to apply whilst they are in their home country.

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Change Visa Type

An employer can replace an existing used visit visa with a new valid work visa for the same person.

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Business Visa Extension

Individuals traveling to Qatar on tourist, business or other visas can extend visa through Ministry of Interior, if the concerned visa is extendable.

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Visa Fines/Overstay

This service enables individuals and establishments to pay a Visa Fines/Overstay for the expatriates who entered the country by a visa number and stayed in country after visa expired.

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Closed and Open Visa

This service enables individuals and establishments to closed and open visa for the expatriates who entered the country by a visa number and have no QID number.

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Issue or Reactivate Residence Permit ( New QID)

This service enables individuals and establishments to issue a new residence permit (RP) for the expatriates who entered the country by a visa number and have no QID number.

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Renew Residence Permit (QID)

The Ministry of Interior allows individuals and companies in Qatar to renew residence permit online for 1 to 3 years. The service is available for Qataris, residents and companies holding Qatari Smart ID Cards.

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Cancel Residence Permits (QID)

This service enables you to cancel valid residence permits for persons under company or personal sponsorships. It is available for Qataris, residents, companies and organizations holding Qatari Smart ID Cards.

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Change Residency Permit to New Passport

We can submit an application to modify resident’s details to General Directorate for Border Passports and Expatriate.

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Sponsorship Transfer

Residents and companies may request to submit Sponsorship Transfer through the Ministry of Interior (MOI) to obtain the approval on changing their employer/sponsor.

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EXIT PERMIT

This service allows nationals, holding smart ID cards, to issue exit permits for individuals under their personal sponsorship residing in Qatar. Applicants can choose to apply for single or multiple exits.

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