Qatar visa requirements for Tunisians

Travel and visa requirements

Qatari Visa is not required for Tunisians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nationals of Tunisia can visit Qatar by obtaining an e-visa.
  • The e-visa permits citizens of Tunisia to visit Qatar for a duration of 30 days.
  • Tourists from Tunisia can extend their stay for another 30 days by applying to the immigration department in Qatar.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival into Qatar. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Visitors are required to provide a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to spend throughout the duration of stay in the country.
  • Visitors to Qatar are expected to provide proof of yellow fever vaccination.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Qatar and a confirmation of accommodation during the stay, which can be in the form of a hotel reservation is needed.
  • Minors from Tunisia must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Qatar from any international airport in Tunisia. There are international airports in Tunis and Sfax.
  • Qatar Airways, Tunisair, and Air France are some of the carriers that fly from Tunisia to Qatar.
  • The estimated flight time from Tunis to Doha, Qatar is 5 hours, 15 minutes and from Sfax, it is  13 hours, 35 minutes.
  • Qatar is an Islamic dominated country, with majority off its citizens belonging to the Sunni sector of Islam, while Shiites sector comprise around 10% of Qatar's Muslim population. The government of Qatar recognise the existence of the following churches, Roman Catholic, Anglican, Greek Orthodox, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic, and Indian Christian. 
  • The official language in Qatar is Arabic. Engish is also widely spoken in the country, principally as a foreign language.
  • The Qatari Riyal is the official currency used in Qatar.  Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Qatar has an arid climate, with mild, pleasant winters and hot, humid summers. Sandstorms and dust storms are almost regular. It has two main seasons, a cooler season from December to February, and a hot season from April to October. 
  • The power and socket plug used in Qatar are of Type D and G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Museum of Islamic Art, the Pearl-Qatar and Doha corniche are some of the tourist sites that visitors can visit in Qatar.
  • Tourists are advised to budget between $60 to spend per day on expenses in Qatar.
  • Harees, balaleet, saloona, margoog, madrouba and Luqaimat are some of the meals tourists can try during their stay in Qatar.
  • Car rentals, buses and taxis are major means of transportation in Qatar.
  • The timezone in Qatar is the Arabian Standard Time (GMT +3), which puts Qatar two hours ahead of Tunisia.
  • Qatar is one of the countries with very hospitable locals, and tourists can enjoy exploring the country which is surrounded by desserts, and a long Persian (Arab) Gulf shoreline of beaches and dunes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you drink alcohol in Qatar?

Yes, it is legal to buy alcohol in Qatar with a permit, and also to drink in licenced bars, clubs and hotels although drinking in public is banned.

When is the best time to travel to Qatar?

The best months to visit Qatar are from November to early April. Such climatic conditions allow sightseeing and outdoor activities across the country and these are considered as the peak season for tourists in Qatar.

Can I smoke while in Qatar?

Qatar law prohibits the importation, sale, and purchase of cigarettes and similar products. Anyone caught with these items are apprehended and arrested.

Is Qatar safe for tourist visit?

Qatar is the 16th safest country in the world, based on the safest and most dangerous countries ranking. Violent crime is very low and most tourists will never face any safety concern. The most common crime is pickpocketing, but there is a large police presence throughout the country