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Updated March 2024

As expatriates and citizens of Qatar alike navigate the landscape of bureaucracy, the seamless renewal of the Qatar ID emerges as a pivotal touchpoint, embodying the nation’s drive to streamline administrative procedures while upholding its reputation for world-class service.

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In this article, Wego will delve into the intricacies of Qatar’s ID renewal system, exploring the steps, features, and benefits that underline this remarkable example of administrative excellence.

How can I renew my Qatar ID?

The Qatar ID (QID) naturally has a designated expiration date, and it is essential to renew your Qatar ID on time. To know more about the importance of your Qatar ID and how to apply for one, please visit our dedicated article:

Qatar ID 2024: A Guide to Qatar’s National Identification Card


Here is a step-by-step guide on how to renew your Qatar ID.

Qatar ID renewal online

You can get your QID renewal done online. To do so:

  • open your Metrash2 app, it’s downloadable on the Play Store or App Store.
  • log in to your Metrash2 account.
  • select “Residency Services” and then “Renew Residency”
  • select between Personal (individuals) or Company Residency Renewal, then click “Next.”
    • renewal for Personal (individuals):
      • select the QID number to be renewed (maximum five QID numbers at a time).
    • renewal for companies:
      • select the QID number to be renewed (maximum twenty QID numbers at a time), and click “Add.”
  • review the names of the persons whose QIDs are to be renewed, and click on “Continue” to submit the application.
  • you can track the progress of your renewal through this link.

The printing of Qatar ID is carried out at the main headquarters of the Nationality and Travel Documents Department in Wadi Al Banat from Sunday to Thursday from 7 AM – 12.30 PM (morning shift) and 1 PM – 6 PM (evening shift). Additionally, the Qatar ID printing also takes place in the service centers at Al Khor, Al Wakra, Al Rayyan, and Mesaimeer only from 7 AM – 12.30 PM.

Qatar ID renewal tracking

QID renewal tracking is a service that allows you to check the status of your residency permit (RP) renewal application online. You can use this service to track the progress of your application, the delivery of your new QID card, and any issues or delays that may occur. QID renewal tracking is a useful and convenient way to stay updated on your residency permit status and avoid any problems or penalties.

To use this service, you need to visit the Ministry of Interior (MOI) Qatar website and enter your QID number and a verification code.


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