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Updated 23 June 2022

Good news for Qatar citizens! They can travel to more than 52 countries and territories worldwide without a visa. The possibility to travel visa-free opens up opportunities for travellers with a Qatari passport to explore some of the most beautiful destinations in the world.

Here is a comprehensive list of countries where a visa is not required for Qatar passport holders and destinations they can travel to without undergoing a visa application process.



Citizens of Qatar usually do not require a visa to enter Thailand. This is because Qatar is included in the countries listed in the Visa Exemption Scheme of Thailand. The ‘visa exemption scheme’ permits Qatar passport holders to stay for a period of 30 days. Hence, if for any reason the resident is planning to stay for more than 30 days, they will need a Thailand Tourist visa with an extended duration of stay.

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Here are some other countries in Asia where you can stay without a visa:

  • Armenia – up to 180 days
  • Bangladesh – up to 30 days
  • China – up to 30 days
  • Indonesia – up to 30 days
  • Jordan – up to 3 months
  • Kazakhstan – up to 30 days
  • South Korea – up to 30 days
  • Kyrgyzstan – up to 60 days
  • Lebanon – up to 6 months
  • Malaysia – up to 90 days
  • Philippines – up to 30 days
  • Saudi Arabia – free movement
  • Singapore – up to 30 days
  • Turkey – up to 90 days
  • United Arab Emirates – free movement

The Americas

Costa Rica

Qatar passport holders can enter Thailand visa-free and are allowed to stay for a maximum duration of stay is 3 months. After arriving, Qatari citizens can approach the Costa Rica immigration counter and present their travel documents. They are then permitted to enter Costa Rica and stay for the permitted duration in the country.

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Other nations in the Americas that allow Qatari citizens to visit visa-free are:

  • Argentina – up to 90 days
  • Bahamas – up to 3 months
  • Barbados – up to 90 days
  • Brazil – up to 90 days
  • Colombia – up to 90 days
  • Dominica – up to 21 days
  • Dominican Republic – up to 30 days
  • Ecuador – up to 90 days
  • El Salvador – up to 90 days
  • Guatemala – up to 90 days
  • Haiti – up to 3 months
  • Honduras – up to 90 days
  • Nicaragua – up to 90 days
  • Panama – up to 180 days
  • Peru – up to 90 days
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – up to 30 days
  • Venezuela – up to 90 days




In Vanuatu, be prepared to find bubbling volcanoes, pristine beaches, coral reefs, remote waterfalls and many exciting adventures. Vanuatu tourist visa is free for Qatari citizens, and the maximum duration of stay is 1 month.

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Other places that citizens of Qatar can visit visa-free are:

  • Samoa – up to 60 days
  • Micronesia – up to 30 days



Mauritius is a vacationer’s paradise, fringed by sandy beaches and an azure sea. Qatar passport holders can visit Mauritius visa-free and stay up to 90 days in the country.

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Here are the other nations you can visit without the need for any visa:

  • Botswana – up to 90 days
  • Eswatini – up to 90 days
  • Morocco – up to 90 days
  • São Tomé and Príncipe – up to 15 days
  • South Africa – up to 90 days
  • Sudan – up to 30 days
  • Tunisia – up to 3 months



If you are a citizen and permanently residing in Qatar, you may enter Georgia without a visa for a short-stay visit. You enter Georgia visa-free and will be allowed to stay in the country for up to one year.

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Other places in Europe that citizens of Qatar can visit visa-free are:

  • Belarus – up to 30 days
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina – up to 90 days
  • Montenegro – up to 90 days
  • Russia – up to 90 days
  • Serbia – up to 90 days
  • Ukraine – up to 90 days


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