Qatar: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Qatar

This information is provided for customers flying to Qatar from the UK. From here you can see the latest infection numbers, entry requirements, travel restrictions, and availability for flights and hotels. Qatar Currently has a traffic light status of green. and PCR entry test requirements are listed as: PCR Required, Should not be older than 48 hours(Book Online)PCR Required, Should not be older than 48 hours(Book Online)

Qatar is currently the 21st most popular travel destination from the UK which is up 1 from last month.

Traffic Light Status: green

Please select your vaccination status below as this will change the entry restrictions and return requirements listed on this page.

Return to UK: Green Requirements

Passenger Locator Form Not Required
Pre-departure Test at Destination Recommended
Hotel Quarantine Not Required
Self-isolation Not Required
Test to Release Not Required
Antigen Testing Not Required
Further Covid Testing Not Required

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Entry Requirements

Entry Status Open from the UKOpen from the UK
Tests PCR Required, Should not be older than 48 hours(Book Online)PCR Required, Should not be older than 48 hours(Book Online)
Quarantine 5 days (Approved Location)5 days (Approved Location)

Additional Restrictions

Mask Required in some areas
Public Transportation Operating
Restaurants Open
Disclaimer: The information on this page is provided by a third-party and therefore we can not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information. It is imperative that you confirm entry restrictions, either from the UK Government website, or your travel operator.
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Current Time in Doha: 16 May 2022 08:07 am
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Currently in Doha it is 32°C with clear sky
1 Pound Sterling (GBP) = 4.47 Qatari Rial (QAR)
UpUp 1 from last month
Current Travel Popularity: 21/230
UK to Qatar

COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 366,179
New Cases 145
Population 2,807,805
Last Updated 16 May 2022 05:01am

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Qatar's borders are open for most travelers, and domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Can I Travel to Qatar?

  • Qatar is open for travel from most countries, with different entry requirements based on country of origin.
  • Unvaccinated arrivals from red countries are banned.
  • All arrivals must download Qatar's trace and track app.
  • All arrivals must register online at least 3 days before arrival.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Qatar?

  • Unvaccinated arrivals to Qatar will be required to quarantine for 5 days.
  • They will have to take another COVID test on the 5th day.
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals are exempt.
  • Vaccinated arrivals from red countries will be required to quaint for 1 day and wait for their test results.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Qatar?

  • All arrivals to Qatar must present a negative PCR test, no older than 48 hours.
  • Fully vaccinated citizens and residents are exempt.
  • Vaccinated arrivals from red countries will have to take an antigen test within 24 hours of arrival.

Is public transportation open in Qatar?

Public transportation in Qatar is operating.

Are restaurants and bars open in Qatar?

  • Restaurants in Qatar are open.
  • Outdoor seating is open for everyone, while only vaccinated individuals may sit indoors.

Are businesses and attractions open in Qatar?

  • Most non-essential businesses and attractions in Qatar are open, under social distancing requirements and capacity limitations.
  • Some non-essential businesses and attractions require the majority of the participants to be fully vaccinated or have a negative covid test.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Qatar?

  • Wearing face masks is required in enclosed or crowded public places.
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