Let’s learn all about Qatar visa for Indians as Qatar undoubtedly is one of those destinations that need to be explored at least once. In fact, Qatar is one of the places which is comparatively cheaper when compared to its contemporaries. While this may be true, there is also the fact that you can experience the best of modern and traditional aspects of the country. And, this is indeed a rare blend to cherish and explore as memories are worth it when the country is that beautiful.

Understanding the Qatar Visa for Indians

Indians have the following types of Qatar visas online: Qatar tourist visa and Qatar business visa. While there is also Qatar transit visa which may be availed free, there is also Qatar visa on arrival for Indians. And, though the later is an option, it is not a preferred one.

Types of Qatar visa

  1. 30 Days Qatar Tourist Visa
  2. Qatar Business Visa

Qatar business visa is of the following two types;

  1. 30 Days Qatar business visa
  2. 90 days Qatar business visa

Also, read Qatar Visa

Qatar tourist visa for Indians

Qatar tourist visa

Typically, a Qatar tourist visa enables a stay period of up to 30 days wherein one must exit the country on or before the 30th. As a single-entry type of visa, it allows you to use the visa only once to enter the country. While the validity is up to 90 days, you can get the visa in six business days. Thus, we recommend you to apply for Qatar visa at least a week and a half (10 to 11 working days) before your intended travel date.

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Qatar business visa for Indians

Qatar 30 days business visa

Ideal for short business visits under 30 days, this visa is also a single-entry type visa. The validity is up to 3 months and the processing time is at least 6 working days. Additional requirements apply when you seek a Qatar business visa, which is discussed further in the blog.

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90 days business visa

For stay periods exceeding 30 days when visiting Qatar for business purposes, we recommend the Qatar 90 days business visa. Similar to the 30 days business visa, the entry type is single and one must exit the country on or before the 90th day.

Also, read Qatar Business Visa

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How much does a Qatar visa cost?

Qatar visa fee is a standard one at Blinkvisa. Nevertheless, you get a 100% cashback on your complete visa fee. While this is akin to a refund, one cannot encash it. However, they may use it to book flight tickets, hotel reservations, etc. In fact, the cashback will also earn you attractive discounts. Let’s see how in the section below.

How does cashback work?

Earlier, we mentioned that we provide a complete cashback on your Qatar visa fee, which is as follows.

Qatar visa price

Qatar Visa TypeQatar Visa FeeBlinkvisa ChargesSGST + CGST Total CostAvail Cashback
Tourist VisaINR 9399INR 50018%INR 9989INR 9989
30 Days Business VisaINR 10199INR 50018%INR 10789INR 10789
90 Days Business VisaINR 21199INR 50018%INR 21789INR 21789

Important Note: The Qatar tourist visa fee for individuals aged 55-years and above is INR 14399

The cashback? It is not the trick of the eyes, we indeed provide complete cashback! For instance, when you opt for Qatar tourist visa for your family of three, you will get a cashback of INR 29967 in the form of Blinkcash in your Blinkwallet.

Using this Blinkcash you will unveil attractive discounts on travel expenses. Refer the examples below;

Example of travel activities with Blinkcash

Qatar activities with Blinkcash

However, the discounts are not limited to travel activities. In fact, you can also get amazing discounts on hotel reservations or bookings, and on flight tickets as well.

For more such offers on domestic and international travel-related expenses, click here!

Also, read Qatar Visa Fee

What are the Qatar Visa Requirements for Indians?

The following are the list of common documents.

  1. A colour-scanned copy of passport’s first and last pages
  2. Scanned copy of your passport-sized photo clicked against a blue background
  3. Confirmed flight tickets
  4. Proof of confirmed accommodation (hotel reservations)
  5. Qatar travel itinerary

Qatar visit visa requirements

  1. A colour-scanned copy of passport’s first and last pages
  2. Scanned copy of your passport-sized photo clicked against a blue background
  3. Confirmed flight tickets
  4. An invitation letter issued by the host you will be staying with 
  5. Qatar travel itinerary

The invitation letter must also furnish the following;

  • Your relationship with the host
  • Purpose and duration of your visit
  • Host’s Qatar ID, resident permit or passport

Qatar business visa requirements

  1. Indian passport with a validity of at least six months from the date of arrival in Qatar
  2. Proof of sufficient funds in the form of bank statement (last three months), credit/debit card, etc.
  3. Supporting documents to verify the purpose of your visit
  4. A letter issued by your company
  5. An invitation letter (official business letter) from the sponsor stating the purpose of your visit
  6. Travel itinerary with proof of travel agenda or arrangement

Additionally, the official business letter must indicate details of your stay (accommodation and duration of stay) and contact information.

Also, read Qatar Visa Requirements

Qatar travel itinerary

Do not have a well-planned travel itinerary to Qatar or other travel destination of your choice? At Blinkvisa, we also assist you with a well-put travel plan to meet your requirement.

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How to Apply for Visa Qatar?

At Blinkvisa, we have a very simple Qatar visa application process as follows;

  1. Visit www.blinkvisa.com
  2. Select the visa type, fill in the basic details, pay INR 500 (Blinkvisa charges)
  3. Get cashback on your complete visa fee as Blinkcash
  4. Use the Blinkcash to book flight tickets and to make hotel reservations, etc.
  5. Our visa experts will call you to provide the complete document checklist
  6. Upload the documents and receive the visa within six working days.

Visa Qatar FAQs

1. Do Indians need a visa to visit Qatar?

Yes, Indian passport holders do need a visa to visit Qatar. However, as an initiative of visa-waiver for Indians, a visa on arrival is available through the Qatar airlines only. Thus, we recommend Qatar eVisa.

Also, read Qatar Visit Visa

2. Is my Qatar visa fee refundable?

With Blinkvisa, you will only pay the initial processing fee of INR 500 and only after receiving your visa, you need to pay the remaining visa fees. The point is, you will receive the complete visa fee as cashback, which is as good as a refund. However, one cannot encash the Blinkcash.

3. What is the validity of the Blinkcash?

The Blinkcash has a lifetime validity meaning you may use it anytime in the future.

4. Will I surely get my Qatar visa when applied online?

The final decision to grant a Qatar eVisa or not lies with the Qatar Immigration Authorities. Thus, it may not always be a sure-shot way of getting your Qatar visa. Needless to say, at Blinkvisa, we make sure to increase your chances of visa approval.

5. What is the ideal time to apply for my Qatar online visa?

We recommend a maximum of 90 days or at least a week (seven to nine working days) before your intended travel date. Also, you can also apply 90 days in advance and not more.

Also, read Qatar Visa Online