ISPCAN International Child Protection Congress Qatar 2020

CHILD PROTECTION

The Journey So Far, And The Future Ahead

15th -17th February 2020

Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel & Villas

VISAS

Nationals from a total of 80 countries can now take advantage of visa-free entry into Qatar, thanks to our new visa waiver upon arrival.

Citizens of these countries will not need to apply or pay for a visa; instead, a multi-entry waiver will be issued at the airport, upon presentation of a valid passport (valid for a minimum of six months) and a confirmed onward or return ticket.

Waiver Validity

Multiple Entry

Maximum Stay

Eligible Nationalities

Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine

A total of 90 days either during a single trip or during multiple trips

Yes

180 days from the date of issuance
(Non-extendable)

30 days from the date of issuance
(Extendable for 30 additional days)

Yes

A total of 30 days either during a single trip or during multiple trips

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Georgia, Guyana, Hong Kong - China, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, North Macedonia, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela

Visa-free arrival for other nationalities

Visa-free arrival for Indian Nationalities


Citizens of India can be granted a visa waiver for a period of 30 days on their arrival in the State of Qatar, given the following conditions:

  • The passenger’s passport must be valid for at least 6 months.
  • The passenger must have a confirmed return ticket.
  • Passengers should provide a confirmed hotel reservation.




Visa-free arrival for Pakistani Nationalities


Citizens of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan can be granted a visa waiver for a period of 30 days on their arrival in the State of Qatar, given the following conditions:

  • The passenger’s passport must be valid for at least 6 months.
  • The passenger must have a confirmed return ticket.
  • The passenger must have a valid debit or credit card. (For a family travelling together, the card must be in the name of the passenger or one per family)
  • The visa will be granted for 30 days free of charge and is not extendable.
  • Passengers should provide a confirmed hotel reservation.
  • Passengers arriving directly from Pakistan should have a certificate of vaccination against polio.




Visa-free arrival for Rwandan Nationalities


Citizens of Rwanda can be granted a visa waiver for a period of 30 days on their arrival in the State of Qatar, given the following conditions:

  • The passenger’s passport must be valid for at least 6 months.
  • The passenger must have a confirmed return ticket.
  • Passengers should provide a confirmed hotel reservation.




Visa on arrivals for nationals of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus


Nationals of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus can be granted a visa on their arrival into the State of Qatar on the condition that they are arriving on a Qatar Airways flight with a minimum passport validity of 6 months and a confirmed onward or return ticket.





For visa support, kindly send your passport copy valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of intended arrival here in Doha to qatar_ispcan2020@sidra.org. The organizing committee will send updates on the visa once it is approved.

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