Consular Services


Citizen Services

Qatari citizens abroad can apply for new passport in case of Passport loss or expiry.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens on scholarships, travelling for treatment, or living outside Qatar.

Service Procedures:

The expired or damaged passport will be sent by official post of the consular administration, then the mission receives new passport with old passport and hand them over to the citizen.

Terms and requirements:

  • Fill a form for a new passport and sign it by the concerned person, or their legal guardian if they were underage, the form should be stamped by the mission and signed from an executive consular.
  • Attach the original passport.
  • Attach (2) personal photos with grey background, photo size should be ( 4.8X 3.5 ).

Service fees:

(100) QR for expired passports

(400) QR for damaged passports

A passage permit  can be issued to Qatari citizens to return to Qatar if they lost their passports.

            Beneficiaries of this service:

            Qatari citizens abroad.

            Service Procedures:

  • The Qatari mission abroad addresses the department of nationality and passports in the Ministry of Interior, after receiving the reply, a passage permit will be issued with an approval reference.
  • Passage permits are valid for three months from the date of issuance.
  • Passage permits are valid for only one entry to the State of Qatar only.

            Terms and requirements:

  • Register the loss of passport at the nearest police station abroad.
  • Copy of the passport or identity card showing the national number.
  • (2) Personal photos.

Service fees:

(50) Qatari riyals

A passage permit for newly- born Qatari babies abroad.

Beneficiaries of this service:

            Qatari citizen’s newly-born babies.

Service Procedures:

  • The Qatari mission abroad addresses the department of nationality and passports in the Ministry of Interior, after receiving the reply, a passage permit will be issued with an approval reference.
  • Passage permits are valid for three months from the date of issuance.
  • Passage permits are valid for only one entry and to the State of Qatar only.

Terms and requirements:

  • Copy of the passport or identity card of the parents showing the ID number.
  • (2) Personal photos.
  • Copy of the birth certificate attested by the official authorities and by the Mission.

Service fees:

(50) Qatari riyals

The mission of the State of Qatar can issue a general or private authorization.

  Beneficiaries of the service:

            Qatari citizens living abroad permanently or temporarily.

            Service Procedures:

  • Requires the citizen to attend personally to the consular official.
  • Print the information of the authorization on mission’s headed-paper.

            Terms and requirements:

  1. An authorization application is to be submitted to the Head of Mission after ensuring the validity of the information and that the applicant is in a normal state of mind.
  2. Elderly people and persons with special needs are exempted from appearing before the mission, instead the mission itself will visit them to complete procedures.
  3. A copy of the passport or identity card showing the their numbers should be attached with the application.

Service fees:

 (20) Qatari Riyals.

This certificate  can be issued to Qatari citizens upon request.

            Beneficiaries of the service:

Qatari citizens abroad, travelling for study or medical  treatment or other purposes. 

            Service Procedures:

  • The Qatari citizen fills an application requesting the issuance of such certificate , addressed to the Head of Mission stating the reasons for residing outside the country.

            Terms and requirements::

  1. A copy of the passport or identity card should be attached with the application.
  2. Provide a prove for residing outside the country, in case of travelling for medical treatment or study.

Service fees:

(20) Qatari riyals

Transporting dead bodies of Qatari citizens back to the State of Qatar.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Deceased Qatari citizens outside the State of Qatar.

Service Procedures:

  • Relative of the deceased should notify the mission of the State of Qatar on the death of the citizen.
  • The mission will take necessary actions to transport the body to the State of Qatar.
  • Original passport and validated documents relating to his death should be submitted to the mission.
  • Notify the Department of Consular Affairs about the Date and time of sending the body to make arrangement with the airport.

Terms and requirements::

  • The mission is to send by mail documents related to the deceased consisting of:
  • A copy of the passport.
  • A copy of the death certificate.
  • A copy of the post-mortem report (and any other documents).

Visas

Beneficiaries of this service:

Official delegations. 

Service Description:

The Service is to provide an official visa for official delegations, except for those  exempted from visas, to meet with officials from the Amiri Diwan, the ministry of foreign affairs, and officials from ministries, governmental authorities and institutions, or to attend conferences held by ministries, authorities or institutions 

Terms and requirements:

  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities within (24) hours of data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa can be extended for a similar period for multiple times.

visa fees:

Free of charge.


Beneficiaries of this service:

Businessmen and known commercial figures. 

Service Description:

The Service is to provide a business visa for businessmen and known commercial figures, to visit Qatar to improve investment relations between their countries and the State of Qatar. 

Terms and requirements:

  • Businessmen should provide the mission with evidence proving that they are businessmen, unless they were known commercial figures.
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities within (24) hours of data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa can be extended for a similar period ( for maximum three months).

Visa fees:

200 QR.


Beneficiaries of this service:

Tourists. 

Service Description:

The service is to provide a visit visa for tourists, to visit Qatar and explore its monuments of historic, commercial, architectural and cultural value . 

Terms and requirements:

  • Applicants should provide a bank statement for the previous three months, showing a minimum balance of 5,000 QR, financially capable applicants known by the mission, are exempted from this condition.
  • It is recommended to have a hotel reservation in the state of Qatar in a four or five star hotel.
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities within (24) hours of data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa cannot be extended.

Visa fees:

200 QR.


Beneficiaries of this service:

GCC residents. 

Service Description:

The Service is to provide GCC residents with approved professions a visit visa to enter Qatar. 

Terms and requirements:

  • Applicants should provide a GCC residentship valid for six months ( three months minimum) .
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities immediately after data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa can be extended for a period of three months.

Visa fees:

100 QR.


Beneficiaries of this service:

Companions of GCC citizens such as maids, drivers and baby-sitters. 

Service Description:

The Service is to provide an entry visa for the companions of GCC citizens to visit the country with their sponsors.

Terms and requirements:

  • Applicants should provide a GCC residentship valid for six months (three months minimum) for the companions of GCC citizens such as maids, drivers and baby-sitters (under the sponsorship of the gulf citizen) .
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities immediately after data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa can be extended for a similar period (three months maximum).

Visa fees:

100 QR.


Beneficiaries of this service:

Travelers who plan to stop over in Qatar  in their way for  a third destination. 

Service Description:

Travelers who plan to stop over in Qatar in their way for a third destination, the visa is valid for (2) days.

 

Terms and requirements:

  • This Visa doesn’t apply for travelers passing through Qatar, these passing - through travelers don’t require a visa, and will be allowed to enter the country if their transit time is more than six hours, with a commitment from the airlines company.
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities immediately after data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for (1) one month from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of (2) two days from the date of entry.
  • This visa cannot be extended.

Visa fees:

100 QR.


Beneficiaries of this service:

Residents of the 33 approved countries. 

Service Description:

The Service is to provide residents of the 33 approved countries with an entry visa to visit Qatar first and then visit Oman.

Terms and requirements:

  • Applicants should provide a bank statement for the previous three months, showing a minimum balance of 5,000 QR, financially capable applicants known by the mission, are exempted from this condition.
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for residents of the 33 approved countries immediately after data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for (1) one month from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of (1) one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa cannot be extended.

Visa fees:

100 QR.


Beneficiaries of this service:

The nationals of Turkey, Poland, Hungary and Cyprus. 

Service Description:

This service enables the nationals of Turkey, Poland, Hungary and Cyprus to obtain an immediate tourist visa to enter the State of Qatar.

Terms and requirements:

  • Applicants should provide a bank statement for the previous three months, showing a minimum balance of 5,000 QR, financially capable applicants known by the mission, are exempted from this condition.
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for the nationals of Turkey, Poland, Hungary and Cyprus immediately after data entry in the automated system.
  • The visa is valid for (1) one month from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of (1) one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa cannot be extended.

Visa fees:

100 QR.

Beneficiaries of this service:

All Nationalities. 

Service Description:

This service enables all nationalities (except GCC citizens) to enter the State of Qatar.

Terms and requirements:

  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • The visa is issued for all nationalities (except GCC citizens).
  • The visa is valid for (3) three months from the date of issuance, the visa holder should enter the country before the end of the validity period.
  • The visa holder can stay in the country for a period of (1) one month from the date of entry.
  • This visa can be extended for a similar period (six months maximum).

Visa fees:

200 QR per month.


Beneficiaries of this service:

All Nationalities. 

Service Description:

This service enables individuals who previously obtained an electronic visa through the General Directorate of Borders, Passports and Expatriates Affairs to be given  a new visa to enter the country.

Terms and requirements:

  • Some individuals who previously got an electronic visa through the General Directorate of Borders, Passports and Expatriates Affairs might have to visit Qatari Embassies or consulates abroad to stamp the visa on their passports
  • Submit visa application attaching all required documents.
  • Submit –along with the application- applicant passport valid for not less than six months.
  • Two photos of the applicant.
  • Re-issuance of official visa is exempted.

Visa fees:

200 QR.


Attestation

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens, Expats, Business, investors and visitors.

Description of the Service:

To be legally approved for commercial use in Qatar, commercial documents must be attested by the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Ottawa; the attestation process is available for the following types of commercial documents:

  • Certificate of origin.
  • Bill of lading.
  • Packing List.
  • Price certificate.
  • Manufacture declaration
  • Commercial contracts.
  • Commercial Invoices.
  • Other commercial documents.

Terms and Requirement

Commercial documents submitted for Authentication must meet the following criteria:

  •  Issued from Canada
  • Authenticated from Global Affairs Canada, for more information please visit Government of Canada – Authentication of documents, or call 613-944-4000

 Commercial Documents attestation fees: 

No

Documents

Fees inCAD $

Certificate of Origin

60

Bill of lading

60

Packing List

60

Price certificate

60

Manufacture declaration

60

Commercial Contracts

60

Commercial invoices with Total amount from 1 $CAD 6,000$CAD

200

Commercial invoices with Total amount
from 6,000.01 $CAD to 40,000 $CAD

400

Commercial invoices with Total amount
from 40,000.01 $CAD to 100,000 $CAD

1000

Commercial invoices with Total amount
from 100,000.01 $CADto 400,000$CAD

2000

Commercial invoices with Total amount
from 400,000 $CAD and more

0.60% of total invoce value

 

General instructions:

  • Documents can be  submitted in person (10am-12pm, Mon- Fri)  or sent to the following address via pre-paid mail service:

Embassy of the State of Qatar

Attn: Consular Section

150 Metcalfe Street, Suite 800

Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 1P1

Canada

 

  • If documents are sent in by mail, the applicant must also include a prepaid return envelope with the return address clearly written on it, otherwise your documents will not be returned to you, nor will they be kept on file.
  • If a Notary Public’s seal is on the document, it has to be visible on all pages, the impression, and or, the seal.
  •  Should documents be improperly submitted, the embassy will:
  1.  Not process the application.
  2. Require that the applicant either pick up the unprocessed application in person, or
  3. The application and documents will be mailed back to sender in the prepaid return envelope. 
  4. The Embassy will not keep an application file that was not improperly submitted.

 

Processing time:

5 business days. 

 

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens and Expatriates

Service description:

It is a service that aims to impart  legal status on civil documents for use inside and outside the State of Qatar, including the following letters:

  • Letters issued by the government to its employees, whether they are Qataris or expatriates.
  • Letters issued by the institutions under the supervision of government authorities and state departments to citizens and expatriates.
  • Letters issued by accredited diplomatic missions of the State of Qatar.
  • Letters issued by citizens and attested from the Ministry of Justice , the Supreme Judiciary Council, or the Ministry of Interior.
  • Letters of definition, Disclaimer letter and NOC issued to residents from their employer companies that are members of Qatar chamber of commerce, the Ministry of Labor, or the Ministry of Economy and Trade.
  • Expatriates employment contracts or partnership contracts and all documents related to companies and institutions.

Terms and requirements:

The Department of Consular Affairs  at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or one of its branches (five branches at present and will be eight branches at the beginning of next year) ratify the stamp or Signature of the chamber of commerce or any other ministry or authority approved by the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

General instructions:

  • The document sent for attestation must include a group of stamps and signatures ending with a stamp and signature approved by Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • The authorities of the Government of the State of Qatar are responsible for ratification of documents issued by them, as well as copies of those documents.
  • Qatar chamber of commerce approves stamps and signatures of some translation offices.
  • If the information on an attested document or any of its signatures or stamps, turns out to be incorrect, the attestation will be considered void and null, in which case the department of consular affairs will reserve the right to file claims to the concerned authorities in Qatar.
  • The Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its affiliates shall not be responsible for the contents of the document. However, they 'll refuse to ratify any document that its content proves to be contrary to the regulations of the State of Qatar.

 

Civil Documents attestation fees

CAD $

Public Authorization

0

Private Authorization

0

Guarantee Document    

0

Property Sale Contract

0

Property Lease Contract        

0

Mortgage Contract

0

Document of Deposits

0

 

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens and expatriates 

Civil Documents:

Description of the Service:

It is a service that aims to impart legal status on personnel documents for use inside the State of Qatar.  The following are the different types of as civil documents:

Birth Certificate

Adoption Certificate

Certification of Will

Certification of Maturity

Inheritance Enumeration Certificate

Marriage Contract

Certificate of divorce

no-objection of marriage

Marital Approvals

 

Terms and Requirement

Documents submitted for Authentication must be:

  •  Issued from Canada
  • Authenticated from the Ministry of Global Affairs Canada.  For more information please visit Government of Canada – Authentication of documents, or call 613-944-4000

Fees

  • Fees must be in CAD $, and can be paid by Money Order, Certified Cheque or Bank Draft payable to The Embassy of the State of Qatar.

    Personal Status Documents:

    CAD $

    Birth Certificate

    40

    Adoption Certificate

    40

    Certification of Will

    40

    Certification of Maturity

    40

    Inheritance Enumeration Certificate

    40

    Marriage Contract

    40

    Certificate of divorce

    40

    no-objection of marriage

    40

    Marital Approvals

    40

     

     

    General instructions:

  • Documents can be  submitted in person (10am-12pm, Mon- Fri)  or sent to the following address via pre-paid mail service:

Embassy of the State of Qatar

Attn: Consular Section

150 Metcalfe Street, Suite 800

Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 1P1

Canada

 

  • If documents are sent in by mail, the applicant must also include a prepaid return envelope with the return address clearly written on it, otherwise your documents will not be returned to you, nor will they be kept on file.
  • If a Notary Public’s seal is on the document, it has to be visible on all pages, the impression, and or, the seal.
  •  Should documents be improperly submitted, the embassy will:
  1.  Not process the application.
  2. Require that the applicant either pick up the unprocessed application in person, or
  3. The application and documents will be mailed back to sender in the prepaid return envelope. 
  4. The Embassy will not keep an application file that was not improperly submitted.

 

Processing time:

5 business days. 

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens and expatriates 

Service Description:

It is a service that aims to impart  legal status on  judicial documents for use inside and outside the State of Qatar, including  the following:

  • Judiciary letters and arbitration documents from within the State of Qatar by Supreme judiciary Council.
  • Judiciary letters and arbitration documents from other countries by its concerned legal authorities.

.

Terms and requirements:

The Department of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or one of its branches (five branches at present and will be eight branches at the beginning of next year) ratify the stamp or Signature of the chamber of commerce or any other ministry or authority approved by the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

General instructions:

  • The document applied for attestation must include a group of stamps and signatures ending with a stamp and signature approved by Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • The authorities of the Government of the State of Qatar are responsible for ratification of documents issued by them, as well as copies of those documents.
  • Qatar chamber of commerce approves stamps and signatures of some translation offices.
  • If the information on an attested document or any of its signatures or stamps, turns out to be incorrect, the attestation will be considered void and null, in which case the department of consular affairs will reserve the right to file claims to the concerned authorities in Qatar.
  • The Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its affiliates are not responsible for the contents of the document. However, they 'll refuse to ratify any document that its content proves to be contrary to the regulations of the State of Qatar.

 

Judiciary Documents attestation fees:

CAD$

Authorizations    

0

Arbitration documents  

0

Litigation papers 

0

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens, expatriates  and visitors. 

Terms and Requirement:

For employment purposes, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Qatar requires the following documents to be attested by Canada Global Affairs Ministry before submitting them to the Embassy:

  1. Original degree.
  2. Original confirmation of graduation letter (letter of completion )
  3. Original transcript.

     

    In addition to the above, the following documents are also needed by the Embassy before processing the application:

     

  4. A second original transcript sent directly to the Embassy by the Registrar’s Office of the educational institution.
  5. A completed “True Copy Certificate” Form sent directly to the Embassy by the Registrar’s Office of the educational institution.

 

 

All documents must be submitted or delivered to the following address:

 

Embassy of the State of Qatar

Consular Section

150 Metcalfe Street, Suite 800
Ottawa, Ontario
 K2P 1P1

 

 

True Copy Certificate

As per the rules and instructions of the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Ottawa concerning the attestation of educational degree certificates, you are kindly requested to fill out this form and have it certified and sent to us by your educational institute in a sealed envelope.  

Educational Institution’s Registration Number:

Address:City:Province:

Campus:Postal Code:

Educational System: Full time Part Time Distance

Educational Institution:Public Private Others

Student Name:

Student ID Number:

Program:

Official program period:2 Years 3 Years 4 Years 5 Years

Program Starting date (YYYY / MM / DD): / /

Program EndingDate (YYYY / MM / DD):/ /

Degree:Diploma Bachelor Master PHD

Educational Institution:

Signature and stamp Date / /

(YYYY / MM / DD)

                                        

 

Fees

  • The fee is 40 $ CAD per document, and can be paid by Money Order, Certified Cheque or Bank Draft payable to The Embassy of the State of Qatar.

General instructions:

  • Documents can be  submitted in person (10am-12pm, Mon- Fri)  or sent to the following address via pre-paid mail service:

Embassy of the State of Qatar

Attn: Consular Section

150 Metcalfe Street, Suite 800

Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 1P1

Canada

 

  • If documents are sent in by mail, the applicant must also include a prepaid return envelope with the return address clearly written on it, otherwise your documents will not be returned to you, nor will they be kept on file.
  • If a Notary Public’s seal is on the document, it has to be visible on all pages, the impression, and or, the seal.
  •  Should documents be improperly submitted, the embassy will:
  1.  Not process the application.
  2. Require that the applicant either pick up the unprocessed application in person, or
  3. The application and documents will be mailed back to sender in the prepaid return envelope. 
  4. The Embassy will not keep an application file that was not improperly submitted.

 

Processing time:

5 business days.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Citizens, expatriates  and visitors. 

Service Description:

It is a service that aims to impart legal status to medical documents for use inside and outside the State of Qatar such as the following letters:

  • Medical documents issued by hospitals or health centers under the supervision of the supreme council of health.
  • Medical documents issued outside Qatar and attested by the supreme council of health, Ministry of Foreign, and Qatar’s mission in the country of issuance, or the country’s mission in Qatar.

Terms and requirements:

The Department of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or one of its branches (five branches at present and  will be eight branches at the beginning of the next year) ratify the stamp or Signature of the chamber of commerce or any other ministry or authority approved by the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

General instructions:

  • The document applied for attestation must include a group of stamps and signatures ending with a stamp and signature approved by Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • The authorities of the Government of the State of Qatar are responsible for ratification of documents issued by themselves, as well as copies of those documents.
  • Qatar chamber of commerce approves stamps and signatures of some translation offices.
  • If the information on an attested document or any of its signatures or stamps, turns out to be incorrect, the attestation will be considered void and null, in which case the department of consular affairs will reserve the right to file claims to the concerned authorities in Qatar.
  • The Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its affiliates are not responsible for the contents of the document. However, they 'll refuse to ratify any document that its content proves to be contrary to the regulations of the State of Qatar.

               

Medical Documents attestation fees:

 $CAD

Medical certificates

40

Medical reports

40

Fees for attestation as the following:

Completing attestation

60 $CAD

Fees for attestation of any document which is not listed above

40 $CAD

Foreigners in Qatar

Qatar’s Diplomatic and Consulate missions abroad receive applications of concern to previous residents who left Qatar permanently, through coordination with the directorate of consular affairs.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Previous residents who left Qatar permanently. 

Description of the Service:

The Embassy of the State of Qatar will issue a written confirmation of your driving experience.

Terms and Requirement

  • The original driving licence used in Qatar
  • A copy of your passport and residence used in Qatar
  • A copy of your current passport

Fees

The fee is  40 CAD$ money order form, certified cheque or bank draft paid to “Qatar Embassy ”

No other method of payment will be accepted.

General instructions:

  • Documents can be  submitted by person (10am-12pm, Mon- Fri)  or via pre-paid mail service
    • Our Address is :                                150 Metcalfe Street, Suite 800

Ottawa, Ontario,

K2P 1P1

  • Notes

    If documents are sent in via mail, it is your responsibility to ensure that you include a prepaid return envelope or your documents will not be returned to you, nor will they be kept on file.

  • Should documents be improperly submitted, the embassy will:

 a) call and have you pick them up to be resubmitted properly,

or

b) return your documents with the use of your prepaid return envelope. The embassy will not hold documents improperly submitted.

 

Processing time:

5 business days

 

An application to validate educational certificates issued in Qatar to residents who graduated from schools or universities of Qatar, in order to use these certificates for studies or work in other countries .

Beneficiaries of this service:

Previous residents who left Qatar permanently. 

Service Description:

Qatar’s Diplomatic and Consulate missions abroad will send the application to the directorate of consular affairs, which in turn 'll send it to the concerned department (supreme educational council or the concerned university), and sends the reply to the mission after receiving it.

Terms and requirements:

  • Copy of the educational certificate

Service fees:
Exempted

Requested by previous residents in Qatar to be used in their own affairs.

Beneficiaries of this service:

Previous residents who left Qatar permanently. 

Description of the service:

Upon submitting a completed application package, the Embassy of Qatar will send the package by mail to the directorate of consular affairs in Doha, which in turn will forward it to the concerned department (Criminal Evidences and Information Department).  Once completed, the Certificate will be mailed back to the Embassy.

Terms and Requirement

  • A simple letter explaining the purpose for which the certificate is required, addressed to His Excellency Soud Bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud (Ambassador of Qatar in Ottawa).
  • A copy of the passport used in Qatar.
  • A copy of your old or expired residence visa in Qatar.
  • A copy of your current passport.
  • A copy of your current valid residence permit/citizenship in Canada (PRC, Work Permit, etc)
  • Certified photo copy of fingerprint form (MUST HAVE TO BE certified by the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (GAC- 613-944-4000)
  • Four photographs.

    Fees

    Fees have to be attached as follows:

  1. 45 CAD$ in cash to be included in the package going to Doha for Certificate issuance from Criminal Evidences and Information Department- Qatar.
  2. 40 CAD$ for attestation of fingerprints form, to be paid by Money Order, Certified Cheque or Bank Draft payable to “The Embassy of the State of Qatar ”
  3. 40 CAD$  for certificate attestation from the Embassy, to be paid by Money Order, Certified Cheque or Bank Draft payable to “The Embassy of the State of Qatar”
  4. No other method of payment will be accepted.

     

    General instructions:

  • Documents can be  submitted in person (10am-12pm, Mon- Fri)  or sent to the following address via pre-paid mail service:

Embassy of the State of Qatar

Attn: Consular Section

150 Metcalfe Street, Suite 800

Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 1P1

Canada

 

  • If documents are sent in by mail, the applicant must also include a prepaid return envelope with the return address clearly written on it, otherwise your documents will not be returned to you, nor will they be kept on file.
  • If a Notary Public’s seal is on the document, it has to be visible on all pages, the impression, and or, the seal.
  •  Should documents be improperly submitted, the embassy will:
  1.  Not process the application.
  2. Require that the applicant either pick up the unprocessed application in person, or
  3. The application and documents will be mailed back to sender in the prepaid return envelope. 
  4. The Embassy will not keep an application file that was not improperly submitted.

 

Processing time:

Please note that Police Clearance Certificates are issued from the State of Qatar. Therefore, the processing time may take up to 6 months.