Qatar Work Visa 2021

Updated: Jan 30, 2021

Here I shall give you an idea of how the new work visa process is taken place.

Firstly after you receive an offer letter, your employer or sponsor shall apply for a new work visa for you. You can also check the status of you visa any time from the link below.

MOI Qatar - Visa Inquiry & Printing

Upon approval usually 3-4 working days of the same from Qatar MOI you shall see the status of you visa as below.

What this means is your visa has been approved for further processing. In this case UNDER OUTSIDE PROCESS means that you need to complete your medical and biometrics in the country you are travelling from. The institution taking care of this is Qatar Visa Center and is located in multiple cites in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Philippines and Bangladesh.

Once your visa status is under outside process your employer has to book an appointment at QVC (Qatar Visa Center) in your host country to undergo the necessary process.

Once you arrive at QVC they verify you appointment and also check you original certificates which you had uploaded during the visa application. After which you will be directed to upload your biometric data. Once you are done with this next will be you medical checks. Your blood samples will be taken and at the same time you will be give two vaccine shots. After this, you will have a doctor's consultation and a chest X-ray done. You are free to leave once you have completed all these. It takes around 1-2 hours to complete all these processes.

After this, you can track the application process from either QVC website or the main MOI website. It takes 2-3 days for QVC to send your data to Qatar and another 10-15 working days for your visa to be approved. Once approved the status will change as below.

When you check in the MOI site status is as below

Once your employer has made the payment the status will change as below

After the employer apply an entry permit your visa will be ready to print and will be available as below


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