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Embassy of Qatar in Ottawa, Canada

Embassy of Qatar in Ottawa, Canada located at 150 Metcalfe St #800, 8th floor. View larger location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of Qatar or view address, phone, fax, email, office hours, official website, consular services, visa types, social media channels, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Embassy Address

    150 Metcalfe St #800, 8th floor
    Ottawa ON K2P 1P1
  • Telephone

  • (613) 241-4917
  • Fax

  • (613) 241-3304
  • Email

  • [email protected]
  • Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Office website

Social Media


The following consular services are offered at Embassy of Qatar in Ottawa, Canada.

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)
  • Certificate of good conduct

Head of Mission

Mr Saoud Abdulla Zaid Al-Mahmoud, Ambassador

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel Qatar without a visa. The most common types of Qatar visas are the following.

  • Tourist visas
    • Tourist visa (upon and before arrival)
    • Tourist visa through employer
    • Tourist visa through Qatar Airways or Hotels
    • Joint tourist visa – for visiting Qatar and Oman
  • Business visas
    • 72-hour business visa
    • Business visa
    • Investor visa
  • Work visa
  • Family visit visa
  • Family residence visa
  • GCC resident visit visa
  • Transit visa
  • Other visa types
    • Newborn visa
    • Education residence visa
    • Real estate visa
    • Return visa
    • Return visa (in case of passport loss)
    • Official visa

Qatar Visa

Citizens of more than 80 countries may travel to UAE for a period of 30 days or 90 days without a visa, depending on their nationality. Before you travel to Qatar, make sure your passport is valid for the minimum required period, check visa requirements and make sure you have a valid visa if needed.

90 days visit eligibility

Holders of passports issued by the following countries or regions are visa exempt for visits to Qatar up to 90 days: Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine.

30 days visit eligibility

Holders of passports issued by the following countries or regions are visa exempt for visits to Qatar up to 30 days: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Georgia, Guyana, Hong Kong - China, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, North Macedonia, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela

GCC citizens

GCC citizens (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates) may obtain a GCC Resident visit visa on arrival in Qatar.

Visa on arrival

Citizens of India, Iran, Macau, Pakistan and Taiwan can obtain a visa on arrival, valid for a stay period up to 30 days in Qatar.

Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA)

Individuals who are not eligible for visa-free entry, but hold a residence permits or visas from either Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the Schengen countries, UK, USA or the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council can obtain an Electronic Travel Authorisation for up to 30 days.

Online Tourist Visa

Individuals who are not eligible for visa-free entry or ETA can apply for a Tourist Visa online through Qatar Airways' website.

Diplomatic missions of Qatar in neighbouring countries/regions of Canada:

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This page was last edited on 20 February 2020, at 01:06 PM (EST).