How The Pre-registration Platform Can Help Returning Expats With Jobs In Qatar

On 13 Jan 2022

How The Pre-registration Platform Can Help Returning Expats With Jobs In Qatar

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) stressed the importance of pre-registration on the platform for people arriving in the country, including the returning expatriates with jobs in Qatar, to maintain the continuity of movement operations to and from Qatar while ensuring the safety and security of all, in light of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

The ministry explained that the platform provided a flexible and practical solution to meet the challenges posed by the pandemic by allowing people to come to Qatar while ensuring adherence to health procedures.

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Benefits of Using the Pre-Registration Platform

• The pre-registration platform for those coming to the country allows pre-registration for travelers before arriving at Qatari ports, with the aim of facilitating entry procedures at Abu Samra port and Hamad International Airport.

• The platform facilitates information for the traveler in an easy and accessible way, and citizens and residents vaccinated within the State of Qatar, will immediately receive a message stating approval without attaching any documents, and the citizen and resident benefit from registering on the platform to know the latest developments in the travel policy system and whether there is a quarantine or no or other actions.

• Citizens and residents also benefit from registration through the specified path at Hamad International Airport for those registered on the platform and do not need a series of traditional procedures, which facilitates time and effort, as well as they can benefit from the electronic gates service.

• The father can register all members of his family in one application, and certain paths have been identified for each category of travelers, which are determined according to the category of the traveler from a citizen, resident and visitor, and the classifications also depend on those who are vaccinated or not, in addition to the country of origin.

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers About the Pre-Registration Platform

Q: What is the purpose of using this service?

A: The service aims to facilitate arrivals to the State of Qatar to verify health requirements and decide quarantine or its exemption in advance.

Q: What are the conditions to be reviewed before applying for the service?

A: It is the responsibility of individuals to ensure that they are updated with any changes in the Entry and Return policy of the State of Qatar through the official sources before planning their trip. Click the following link (Travel Policy to the State of Qatar)

Q: What is the consequence if the traveller submits the wrong date and documents?

A: If the traveller tampered with the data and gave wrong information, the passenger condition will be re-evaluated upon entry to the country, and the prior decision is not taken into account.

Q: Is registration in the pre-registration system for arrivals to the State of Qatar optional or compulsory?

A: Registration is mandatory with effect from the 12th of July, so registration will ensure quick completion of entry procedures automatically. It will save you a lot of time and avoid waiting for long hours.

Q: Is it necessary to register on the website to submit the application?

A: Yes, the application requires registration on the website.

Q: What is the registration process on the website?

A: A username and password must be created. The email of the applicant will be the username while the user chooses the password.

Q: Can I apply for a family member or someone travelling with me?

A: Yes, it is possible to apply for a family member or someone travelling on the same flight. However, the decision depends on each passenger separately based on the requirements and documents that are submitted.

Q: In the case of multiple applications (more than one person within the application), what should be specified when applying?

A: After entering the passengers’ information, the main traveller must be specified if he is the head of the family.

Q: How will I be notified of the details of the decision on the application?

A: The decision is taken for each person within the application individually (in the case of the application for more than one person). An email will be sent to the email address registered in the user account detailing the decisions (exempt from quarantine/hotel or home quarantined required/deficiencies on application).

Q: What data is required to register for the service?

1- For Qatari citizens and residents (personal ID No.)

2- Gulf countries (passport number and nationality, personal Qatari ID is preferred)

3- Visitors (visa number)

Q: What documents are required to be attached with the application?


1- A copy of the passport for the Gulf nationals

2- A valid negative PCR test result available from laboratories approved by the health authorities taken maximum of 72 hours before time of arrival

3- A vaccination certificate issued by the competent authorities in the country departing from (for those who received the vaccine doses completely).

4- Hotel booking through the Discover Qatar website for those who are subject to hotel quarantine.

5- A certificate of recovery from the Covid-19 issued by the approved health authorities in the country departing from for those who were affected by it and recovered within a period not exceeding twelve months.


Major Abdullah Al Jassmi from the Airport Passports Department, Ministry of Interior explained that the Airport Passports Department seeks to facilitate the entry and exit procedures for travelers through Hamad International Airport, especially in light of the conditions of the Coronavirus pandemic and the permanent update of the travel and return policy for the State of Qatar. 

The department also always seeks to overcome all difficulties and use the latest electronic methods in cooperation with partners in the Ministry of Public Health, Hamad Airport Administration, Airport Security Department, airlines and other partners.

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