|Population||About 1.8 million|
|Time Zone||GMT + 3|
|Currency||1 Qatari Riyal (QAR) = 1000 dirhams|
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Visa on arrival for nationals of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
Visa on arrival for nationals from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Britain, Brunei, Canada, Denmark , France, Finland, Germany, Greece , Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland , Ireland, Italy , Japan , Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Malays , Monaco , Netherlands , Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey , USA & Vatican.
Entry Visa from Qatari embassies abroad for all other nationalities.
Business visa: required and restricted to attend business meetings, seminars and training. Subject to application by Qatari sponsor. Valid for six months from the date of issue, and stays are limited to three weeks.
Click here for latest IATA travel requirements for Qatar.
Work Permit/Employment Visa issued by the Ministry of Labour on employer’s application, mandatory for all foreign nationals wishing to work in Qatar.
Exit permit: required for employment visa holders wishing to leave Qatar. Issued by Ministry of Interior.
Residence permit: mandatory for foreign workers employed in Qatar.
No income taxes are currently imposed on foreign nationals employed in Qatar.
No mandatory social security for foreign nationals employed in Qatar.
70-87%The income retention depends amongst others on the duration of the assignment and the contract rate.
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