Qatar launches Exceptional Entry Permit for residents and their families stuck overseas

Jul 23, 2020

Qatar has launched a web tool to help Qatar residents and their families stuck overseas due to COVID-19 enter the country with an "Exceptional Entry Permit".

The temporary service allows employers, whether individuals or companies, government or private sectors, to apply for entry permits for residents and their family members holding QIDs under which they can return to Qatar.

Starting August 1, applications for the permit can be submitted through the Qatar Portal.


-Create a new account on Qatar Portal or log in to your existing account (if available).

-Click on “Apply for Exceptional Entry Permit”.

-Read terms and conditions and prepare all required attachments before starting the application.

-Enter application page and fill in required information correctly and completely as shown in passport.

-Enter your email correctly to receive approval on your application.

-Print permit and keep copy of it and a copy of quarantine undertaking to be presented to airport officials.

Additional Information
For more information, please call on 109 from inside Qatar or +974 44069999 from outside Qatar.