Nationals of Canada do not require prior visa arrangements and can obtain a visa waiver upon arrival in Qatar. The waiver is valid for 180 days from the date of issuance and entitles its holder to spend up to 30 days in Qatar, during either a single trip or on multiple trips.
This waiver may be extended for a further 30 days.
Travelers must present negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours of departure. And Health declaration form which you can obtain at VisaHQ. Without evidence of test and health form, passengers will be denied boarding. Please complete Health Declaration form here.
Qatar tourist visa is not required for citizens of Canada for a stay up to 30 days.
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We strongly recommend traveling with 6 months validity on your passport at all times. Citizens of Canada can refer to www.canada.ca for forms and instructions for Canadian passport renewals.
Most destinations, including Qatar, require that you have adequate unused pages in your passport, allowing for any necessary stamps upon arrival and departure. We recommend that you have at least two free pages in Visas section of your passport before any international travel. Canadian citizens cannot add extra passport pages to their passports. Please refer to www.canada.ca for forms and instructions for Canadian passport renewals.
Check with your airline in case you have connecting flights overseas as part of your journey to Qatar. It may be the case that countries you pass through en route to your destination may require a separate transit visa. Please refer to visa requirements of the specific country.