The Ministry of Interior (MOI) has warned against any delays in the completion of residence permit processes within 30 days of arrival in the country, as required by law. Failure to comply may lead to a QAR 10,000 fine.

MOI stressed on its social media platforms that promptly fulfilling residence permit procedures within the specified timeframe is crucial for preventing violations and demonstrating a commitment to regulatory compliance and legal adherence.

For details on visas, residence permits and entry requirements, see Day to Day Qatar in the Living in Qatar section or visit and 

Check out Marhaba’s FREE e-Guides for everything you need to know about Qatar.