VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa required

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa required

 

ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia who do not have a residence permit in Qatar can enter Qatar with a previously obtained permit via the website www.ehteraz.gov.qa - where it is necessary to fill in the "Acknowledgment Form", as well as with a negative PCR test (sampling not older than 48 hours from the time of departure) issued by accredited health centers in the Republic of Serbia. There are no additional tests upon arrival in Qatar.
For citizens of Serbia-residents of Qatar (both residents of the EU and GCC) there is no obligation to register at www.ehteraz.gov.qa, nor to test before the trip, but there is an obligation to test by rapid test within 24 hours after landing in Doha.
There is no quarantine obligation for vaccinated citizens of Serbia and for the ones who possess the valid certificate of recovery (residents and non-residents), and for those who have not been vaccinated, a five-day hotel (or home quarantine for relatives in the first line of kinship) is mandatory, followed by a rapid antigen test. Hotel reservations are made through the discoverqatar website.
The following vaccines are recognized: "Pfizer", "Astra Zeneca", "Moderna" (if at least 14 days have passed since vaccination with the second or booster dose) and "Johnson Johnson" (at least 14 days after receiving one dose or 7 days of booster). ), while "Sinofarm", "Sinovac" and "Sputnik V" are recognized under the condition that antibody testing is performed no later than 30 days before the trip. Certificate of past illness or vaccination is 12 months (but for "Sinofarm" and "Sputnik" 6 months). All passengers must have the application "Echteraz" installed, which also accepts the Serbian SIM card.
Transit through Hamad Airport is allowed. It is recommended, especially before the planned trip, to check the current information on entry conditions through the website of the Ministry of Health of Qatar www.moph.gov.qa, due to frequent changes, and having a negative PCR test is recommended even if only transiting through Doha Airport .
Private health insurance is mandatory for all visitors and residents of Qatar, in accordance with the new legal solutions.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia need a visa to enter the State of Qatar. A passport must be valid for minimum 6 months, which applies for the regulation of stay as well.

It is not allowed to bring in or bring out of the State of Qatar, more than 50.000 riyals in cash and valuables (around 13.000 euros, depending on the exhange rate), without reporting that to the customs.

It is not allowed to bring in or bring out of the State of Qatar, more than 50.000 riyals in cash and valuables (around 13.000 euros, depending on the exhange rate), without reporting that to the customs.
It is prohibited to bring into Qatar chewing tobacco in any form and under any name; electronic cigarettes or shishas or anything that looks like cigarettes or smoking equipment, and does not contain tobacco (e.g. candies or toys of such design); cigarette machines and promo material for advertising or promoting tobacco or tobacco products. Passengers in possession of such items or carrying them will suffer legal consequences.

In accordance with the Decision of the State of Qatar, to the holders of national passports of the Republic of Serbia, travel visas will be issued at border crossings (visa in arrival) without fee.

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT  

  
No social security agreement has been concluded.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION: 

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 www.who.int/countries/qat.

SECURITY SITUATION — Everyday life is normal and the security situation 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, which will be fully operational until the start of the World Cup.
Driver's licenses R. Serbian ones should be replaced immediately upon arrival in Qatar, as driving a motor vehicle is not allowed with them. Anyone with a residence permit can exchange their driver's license for a Qatari one.

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.

 

Contact information:

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, West Bay, Umm Al Seneem no. 5, Doha, Qatar, P.O. Box 22195, Qatar), at the following telephone number: 00 974 44 17 51 81 and e-mail:  srb.emb.qatar@mfa.rs.