The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Afghanistan to Qatar.View restrictions for unvaccinated travelers
Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.
Travel is allowed with restrictions
Travelers are allowed to enter Qatar. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.
Transit is allowed with restrictions
Travelers are allowed to transit through Qatar by air. While in transit at Hamad International Airport, travelers will receive regular thermal screening and temperature checks.
Travelers staying in the international area of the airport do not need a transit visa. Transit visas are suspended until further notice.
Before You Leave
Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
All travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken from an accredited COVID-19 testing center a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Qatar.
This requirement does not apply to:
- Fully vaccinated citizens of Qatar, GCC citizens, and residents of Qatar, with a vaccine approved by the Ministry of Public Health;
- Travelers under the age of 3.
Please check the source for more details.
- A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
Mandatory proof of vaccination
Travelers who are fully vaccinated must present proof of being fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the Qatari Ministry of Public health and that 14 days have passed since they received the 2nd dose.
Travelers unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.
Vaccines approved in Qatar are Pfizer and BioNTech, Moderna, Covishield (AstraZeneca), Janssen/Johnson & Johnson.
Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V, and Covaxin vaccines are conditionally approved. For travelers with these vaccines, to be considered fully vaccinated a Serology Antibody test with a positive result is mandatory before traveling to Qatar for people with 2 doses of conditionally approved vaccines and 14 days after the second dose. Travelers that have received a does or either Pfizer or Moderna following their full vaccination of a conditionally recognized vaccine will be considered fully immune.
Mandatory travel registration form
Travelers must complete a travel registration form at least 3 days before arrival in Qatar. Online pre-registration is optional for citizens and residents of Qatar.
No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
Travelers who are fully vaccinated from selected countries are not required to quarantine on arrival. Travelers must present proof of being fully vaccinated and that 14 days have passed since they received the 2nd dose.
Different rules apply to children under the age of 12. Please check the source for more information.
While You're There
Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers must wear masks in public places.
COVID-19 Risk Information
Use of mask
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