Planning to travel to Doha as a tourists ? Here is a step by step process to follow as a vaccinated traveler.
*Take into consideration that without completing these procedures, you won’t be allowed to enter the country!
(1) The first step is pre-registration on the website www.ehteraz.gov.qa You will have to register 2 days before the arrival and upload necessary documents ( Vaccination certificate) , you will get an approval on your email within 24 hours. Print an approval as soon as you receive it and keep it with other travel documents.
Note * : You need to be fully vaccinated by the time of pre-registration. Qatar considers passengers as fully vaccinated only if they have taken the last/final dose of vaccine at least 14 days before arrival in the State. Vaccines approved by Qatar : Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca , Jonson&Jonson , Sinopharm, Covaxin, Sputnik V, Sinovac
(2) The second step is taking a PCR test. You will need a Negative result for PCR test conducted within 48 hours before arrival to Qatar
(4) Meanwhile, install the ehteraz mobile application before coming to Qatar. This app shows details of your vaccination certificate and your current health status. So therefore this mobile application is mandatory to have on your phone.
You will be required to activate the app upon arrival. For activating you will need either buy a Qatari sim card at the airport that costs around 10$ or activate a roaming service in your country before departure. But for smooth transition buying a local sim card is recommended.
Note * Without activating this app on your mobile, you won't be allowed to leave the airport. The application needs to be active throughout your stay in Qatar.