Macao visa requirements for Qataris

Travel and visa requirements

Macanese Visa is not required for Qataris

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Qatar citizens intending to visit Macao are granted a visa upon arrival for a stay up to 30 days duration.
  • Intending visitors are required to provide passports valid for the duration of stay.
  • Visitors are advised to leave at least one blank page of their passports for entry stamps.
  • There is a need for account declaration to prove financial capability to support visitor’s stay.
  • Although there are no vaccination certificate required to visit Macao, all visitors will be required to fill in a health declaration form as a precautionary action in order to prevent the outbreak of swine flu in the country.
  • All visitors entering into Macao must have a return or onward tickets.
  • Visitors are advised to have as much as MOP 500 per day to cover the expenses of their visit, this can be presented in the form of a recent bank statement.
  • There are no restrictions on the foreign currency amount taken in and out of the country.
  • Foreign currencies and credit cards are not accepted for the payment of all forms of travel fee.
  • In Macao, the power plugs and sockets are of type D, M, G and F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Macao uses China Standard zone (GMT+8), hence, Macao is 5 hours ahead of Qatar.
  • The estimated flight time from Doha, Qatar to Macau is 8 hours, 18 minutes.
  • The main forms of public transport are buses, taxis and rickshaws.
  • The light rail system is currently under construction, as a result, there are no functioning rail system in Macao.
  • Portuguese alongside Chinese is the official language of Macao. 
  • Arms, ammunition, explosives, illegal Chemical and drugs are prohibited from entry into Macao.
  • Minchi is regarded as the national dish. it is made with minced beef or pork (or a combination of the two), diced potatoes stir-fried with onions, and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Macao is described as “the Las Vegas of Asia” because of its abundance of giant casinos and malls.
  • Every year the local government gives permanent residents of Macau 9,000 patacas (about US$1,200) and non-permanent residents 5,400 patacas (about US$670).
  • Macau was Europe’s first and last colony in China.
  • Macao is known to be the second richest country or territory and most densely populated region on earth.
  • Tourist can also enjoy the resorts, age-old temples and bungee jumping thrills on 765ft Macao Tower in the country.

Frequently Asked Questions

How populous is Macao?

With a population of 667,400 and an area of 32.9 km2 (12.7 sq mi), it is the most densely populated region in the world.

Is it safe to visit Macau?

For the most part, Macau is very safe and visitors experience very low levels of crime. However, visitors should take the usual precautions that they would take in any city.

How can I apply for a visa extension in Macau?

Visitors can apply for a visa extension of five days before the expiry of their original visa at the immigration office.

How much can I spend on Casinos in Macao?

Most tables start with a minimum bet of $500, hence, you are sure to survive a night in any Macau's casinos with at least $1000.