United Arab Emirates visa requirements for Qataris

Travel and visa requirements

Emirati Visa is not required for Qataris

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Qataris entering the United Arab Emirates are not required to apply for a visa for a variable stay duration of at least 30 days.  
  • Passports of citizens must have a minimum of 6 months validity after the date of arrival.
  • One blank page on the passports of holders is required for entry stamps.
  • A passport is not required if the child is registered in the parent's passport.
  • There are no certificates of vaccination required from visitors entering into the United Arab Emirates.
  • A visa included in an expired passport, combined with a valid passport, can be accepted for travel.
  • Due to the outbreak of swine flu (H1N1), visitors entering the United Arab Emirates will have to fill in a health declaration form.
  • Travellers departing from any airport in the United Arab Emirates must pay a fee of AED 30.
  • There are no restrictions on the amount of local and foreign currencies taken in and out of the country.
  • The climate of the United Arab Emirates is subtropical-arid with hot summers and warm winters. The climate is categorized as a desert climate.
  • Flogging is a punishment for criminal offences such as adultery, premarital sex and alcohol consumption in the United Arab Emirates.
  • it is illegal to be intoxicated in public or drive a motor vehicle with any trace of alcohol in the blood.
  • Islam is the largest and the official state religion of the United Arab Emirates. The government follows a policy of tolerance toward other religions and rarely interferes in the activities of non-Muslims.
  • Arabic is the national language of the United Arab Emirates. The Gulf dialect of Arabic is spoken natively by the Emirati people.
  • Dubai is the site of ultramodern Burj Khalifa tower, enormous shopping centres and extravagant entertainment attractions.
  • The estimated flight time from Doha, Qatar to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is 52 minutes.
  • The United Arab Emirates adopts the Gulf Standard Time which puts United Arab Emirates 1 hour ahead of Qatar.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to visit United Arab Emirates for tourism?

Dubai is, in fact, one of the safest Middle Eastern countries for tourists. Its stricter laws mean that crime is kept to a minimum, and many tourists feel much safer in Dubai than they do in other parts of the globe.

Can I drink alcohol in the United Arab Emirates?

The Dubai Emirate allows residents to consume alcohol in that Emirate only if they have an alcohol licence. Tourists can buy and drink alcohol in licensed venues such as hotels, restaurants and clubs. Meanwhile, in conservative Emirate Sharjah, drinking alcohol is illegal.

What type of water is safe for drinking in the United Arab Emirates?

Any type of desalinated water in Dubai and Abu Dhabi is fit for drinking and tap water here in Abu Dhabi is perfectly safe to drink. All cafés and restaurants use tap water for cooking and many people happily drink it at home too.