The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy invited football fans coming to
Doha for the 2022 World Cup to learn about Qatar’s COVID-19 travel policy
which was updated by the Ministry of Public Health on August 31.
In light of the new procedures, visitors to Qatar from Haya cardholders during the tournament period
both vaccine recipients and unvaccinated must adhere to a number of measures;
Including the presentation of a certificate of “BCR” examination (PCR) to detect COVID-19 (negative
result) no later than 48 hours before flight time, to the airline staff at the departure airport,
a certificate stating that the rapid screening “antigen” was conducted A maximum of 24 hours prior to travel, indicating that a home test has not been approved, excludes children under the age of 6 from being tested for COVID-19.
Quarantine for travelers to Qatar
All travelers arriving in Qatar, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated, regardless of the country of departure, have their quarantine measures canceled.
The HIV cases to be detected in Qatar will be subject to health
isolation measures in accordance
with the Ministry of Public Health’s procedures.
In addition, visitors will not need to be tested for COVID-19 after arriving
but travelers are advised to review travel requirements to their destinations and follow the required procedures.
Wearing a mask is compulsory in all healthcare facilities and public transport throughout the country, and all visitors aged 18 and over have to download the “Watch” app!
(EHTERAZ) and activated it on their smartphones upon arrival in Qatar.
The state of health should be in a green precaution application so that the visitor can enter enclosed public spaces in the country, where the state of health in green confirms the application not to contract COVID-19.
Healthcare Services in Qatar
Visitors to Qatar have access to health care services at any of the State’s hospitals, health centers, clinics, and private pharmacies. Emergency and urgent health services are available in government hospitals free of charge to Haya cardholders.
Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health stresses the need for visitors
to receive travel insurance, covering healthcare services, throughout their stay in Qatar. The Ministry has developed this link for those who would like further information.
Those wishing to attend the first edition of the World Cup in the Arab World
and the Middle East can visit this link for details about match tickets, accommodation,
and the mandatory Haya card to attend the games.