How to Apply For A Qatar Visa In Nigeria

Qatar is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of per capita with an economy that is flourished by huge oil and gas exports.

It is a Muslim dominated country who speaks Arabic. If you wish to visit Qatar for business, tourism, and religious purposes, ability to speak Arabic is key because you will be meeting a lot of Arabic speakers who can’t speak other international languages.

Many people become victim of travel agent fraud because of their quest to get people who will help them get a Qatar visa in Nigeria in a cheap way. Also, many Nigerians have often been denied a Qatar visa because they don’t have fundamental information as to how to go about getting the visa.

It is important you know the current Qatar visa requirements before making effort to apply for one. This piece is an eye-opener in that it is a step-by-step procedure on how to apply for a Qatar visa in Nigeria. Let’s find out what these steps entail…

The guidelines involve some steps you should follow to apply for Qatar visa in Nigeria. Before we get into the steps proper, we should understand that Qatar offers different kinds of visas to other foreign nationals coming into their country. These Qatar visas include:

Qatar Tourist Visa: This visa is granted to people travelling to Qatar for tourism, vacation, entertainment and other kinds of pleasure trips. You don’t need to submit an application form for it. Visit for more information

Qatar Business Visa: This is a type of visa issued to foreigners to either work with business representatives or participate in business events or conferences

Qatar Working Visa: This visa is granted to individual who wish to work in the country. You will need a Qatar working visa with work permits.

Qatar Student Visa: This is a non-permanent visa issued to individuals who wish to go to Qatar and study. It is non-permanent by it remains valid as long as the applicant’s duration in school or academic activity stretches

Qatar Tourist visa: This visa is issued to individuals who wish to stay in Qatar for just a period of 72 hours or less. For example when someone is travelling to another country through Qatar in a ship.

Qatar Visa Requirements
We are steadily progressing in this piece on how to apply for Qatar visa in Nigeria – great! Now there are requirements you must meet before you apply for Qatar visa in Nigeria. These Qatar visa requirements include:

  1. 2 passport photographs
  2. International passport
  3. Evidence of travels to other countries
  4. Statement of account
  5. Hotel reservations
  6. Personal invitation by company, friend and family members
  7. Personal letter to the Qatar embassy explaining why he needs to travel to Qatar, duration and when the applicant plans to travel

For the purpose of this tutorial, I will summarize the processes involved. To apply for Qatar visa in Nigeria, there are certain steps you must follow to achieve it. These steps are explained below:

Get an international passport. One of the requirements you must meet is to have a Nigerian passport. A passport is a document issued by the government of a country which allows her citizens to travel around outside his country of origin.

Download the application form online. If you have an international passport, that’s great and if you just got one that’s even better. Visit and download the application form by clicking on download. Carefully fill out the required fields with honest answers devoid of errors

Submit the form and schedule an interview. When you have carefully filled out the form and arranged the requirements, you are expected to bring everything to the Qatar Embassy in Abuja where you will be interviewed and have your biometrics taken. You will pay for the services provided and the visa fee as well

Pick up. The final step of how to apply for a Qatar visa in Nigeria is the actual pick up of the visa. The embassy will call you to inform you when it is ready for possible pick up. But if you didn’t pass the interview, do not expect any call from them. In that case you’ll have to pay them a visit again. Maybe after a week depending on your flight schedule.

Qatar Embassy in Nigeria
You can get more information and submit your application letter with other requirements as well at Qatar Embassy in Nigeria.
Address: 412, Transcorp Hilton, Abuja
Tel: +234-909-426-4010

How to apply for a Qatar visa in Nigeria is an important thing everyone who wants to travel to Qatar should know. Now you are done reading this piece it is expected that make that move by applying for the Qatar visa yourself.

No, you don’t need any travel agent to do that for anymore. Many Nigerians who plan on going to Qatar for reasons like shopping, footballing, holiday, tourism, schooling, medical care and others often have their Qatar visa application denied because of lack of adequate information, but this piece is specially prepared for such intended travellers.

The capital of Qatar, Doha is a nice place to visit for sightseeing and shopping, and the currency used in Qatar generally is Riyal. Remember that you must be able to convince the officials at the embassy that you are coming back to Nigeria if yours is a short holiday. Furthermore, you should know how to convince them that you are going to Qatar for the right reason(s).

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  1. fashola ayodele

    October 11, 2016 at 10:25 am

    please what do i need to get tourist visa for my family to doha, qatar on my nigeria passport??

    • Ifiokobong Rob

      October 11, 2016 at 7:18 pm

      All you need is the finance. Just walk into their embassy and you are good to go

  2. matthew

    July 16, 2016 at 7:31 am

    pls I want to study and work at Qatar. Am a computer scientists.

  3. Adewale kolawole

    July 8, 2016 at 8:56 am

    I need a Qatar
    Visiting visas please kindly help me.

  4. ugowhite

    June 16, 2016 at 4:32 pm

    is there really good job in Qatar… I want to study and work in there…

  5. joesy beke

    April 11, 2016 at 9:47 pm

    lovely piece! i came across it while googling a problem,i am filling and submitting my application online on the qatar airways portal… i noticed that Nigerian isnt even among the options of nationality to choose you have any ideas why and what alternative routes to take… thanks

  6. Iyiola OLADIMEJI

    April 8, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    Am very proud of visit Qatar for advanced of my studies

  7. Akeem Olalekan

    January 28, 2016 at 9:45 pm

    For someone who don’t have anybody to receive him/her in qatar and Want to apply for working visa,how Is the person going to do about that ?
    Secondly, the total Summary of this qatar package will range Up to how much ? Thanks for your response

  8. Anushiem Joseph. C

    January 22, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    I wish to go to Qatar to work as a safety officer in any construction company, please assist me.

  9. Boluwatife

    October 9, 2015 at 4:25 pm

    I wish to go to qatar to study and working am a computer science and engineering student.

    • Ifiokobong Rob

      October 9, 2015 at 10:38 pm

      Ok, follow the instructions above on how to get a Qatar Visa. If you need out assistance, quickly contact us

    • afisi

      October 27, 2015 at 9:48 pm

      i wish to travel to Qatar to work and study am an architect.

      • Ifiokobong Rob

        October 28, 2015 at 9:44 am

        Sure, this guide will help you to do that

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