For holders of diplomatic and official passports:
For holders of national passports and other travel documents:
ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
At the moment, there are no restrictions regarding entry into Qatar related to Covid-19, and the use of "Hayya" visa application has been suspended, which means re-establishing the regular visa regime: for ordinary passports holders of the Republic of Serbia visas are obtained at the Doha airport, and for holders of diplomatic and official passports visas are obtained in the DCR of Qatar in the world.
It is mandatory to have a hotel reservation or confirmation of accommodation with relatives which is obtained when the inviter goes to the police, or through the application: https://hukoomi.gov.qa/en/service/metrash2.
For all passengers coming from China, regardless of vaccination status, a negative PCR test sampled no later than 48 hours before departure, is mandatory.
Quarantine measures are applied only to those passengers who have tested positive upon landing in Qatar (random sample method, there is no obligation of regular testing). Authorities of Quatar recommend that all travelers are properly vaccinated against Covid-19.
The validity of the residence permit obtained through the "Hayya" application, for those citizens who already had it during the World Cup, has been extended until January 24, 2024 and will allow multiple entry and exit from Qatar. Requirements include confirmation of accommodation or hotel reservation, health insurance and return flight ticket.
It is mandatory for all visitors to purchase a health insurance policy online from one of the companies offered by Qatar, before traveling and arriving at Hamad Airport, where the visa will be issued. More details about health insurance can be found on websites:
Due to possible and frequent changes, we advise following the website of the Ministry of Health of Qatar, as the only authority: https://covid19.moph.gov.qa/EN/travel-and-return-policy/Pages/default.aspx
ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY
Citizens of the Republic of Serbia need a visa to enter the State of Qatar. For travel purposes, the passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into the country, and the same applies for regulating one’s residence.
No more than 50,000 riyals in cash and valuables (around 14,000 euros, depending on the exchange rate) may be brought in or out of Qatar without reporting it to the customs authorities.
It is also forbidden to bring in chewing tobacco in any form and under any name; electronic cigarettes or hookahs or anything that resembles a cigarette and smoking equipment, but does not contain tobacco (for example sweets or children's toys made in this form); cigarette vending machines and promotional material for advertising or promoting tobacco or tobacco products. Travellers who possess or transport these products will face legal consequences. It is not allowed to bring alcohol in your luggage, while you need to have a prescription for psychiatric drugs and painkillers, which is also recommended for other types of drugs.
In accordance with the Decision of the State of Qatar, holders of ordinary passports of the Republic of Serbia will be issued tourist visas at border crossings ("visa in arrival") free of charge.
SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT
No social security agreement has been concluded.
HEALTH SITUATION - Weather conditions are difficult, particularly in the period from May to October, when it is very hot.
Travellers should drink bottled water. For more detail, please consult the World Health Organization website.
SECURITY SITUATION - Everyday life is normal and the security situation is very stable.
TRANSPORT - There is a modern airport "Hamad International" in Doha, there are daily flights to Belgrade via Qatar Airways. The city has public transport as well as the metro.
Driver’s licenses of the Republic of Serbia should be replaced immediately upon arrival in Qatar, as driving a motor vehicle is not allowed with them.
OTHER INFORMATION - Travellers need to take care how they behave and what they wear. Women are obliged to cover their arms and the skirt length must be below the knee.
Alcoholic drinks are not available in stores, but are available in certain hotels.
The national currency is the Qatari riyal.
During your stay in Qatar, for consular assistance and protection you may contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Doha (Address: Zone 66, WestBay, UmAlSeneem no.5, Doha, Qatar, P.O. Box 22195, Qatar), at the following telephone number: + 974 / 44175181, mobile phone numbers: +974 / 33686114 and +974 / 66939541, as well as e-mails: еmb.firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.