Immigrate to Qatar from UK
Updated on Thursday 03rd December 2020
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The visa waiver can be obtained by UK nationals upon arrival in Qatar and has a validity of 180 days. Yet, the British citizen can spend 30 days in Qatar on single or multiple entries in this country. The legal aspects for immigration to Qatar from UK can be discussed with one of our immigration lawyers in Qatar with experience in this field.
Do I need a visa to enter Qatar from UK?
No, there is no need for a visa if you intend to stay in Qatar for up to 30 days, coming from UK. British nationals who want to stay longer than 30 days will need a tourist visa for Qatar. Here are important details to consider:
- A free 30-day tourist visa waiver is offered by the authorities in Qatar at the time of arrival.
- The visa waiver can be extended on request if you prolong the visit to Qatar.
- The British passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months before immigrating to Qatar.
- The return ticket needs to be presented to the authorities in Qatar at the time of arrival.
The legal aspects for immigrating to Qatar can be explained in detail by one of our specialists. Also, entrepreneurs from UK can discuss with our company formation agents in Qatar if they want to move their businesses to this country.
Company relocation from UK to Qatar
The company relocation from UK to Qatar is possible and it is a straightforward process. The relocation starts as soon as the de-registration of the company in UK is made.There are specific documents to prepare and among these, a declaration with information about the relocation, signed by company owners, managers, and administrators. Small and medium-sized companies in Qatar can run under the rules of limited liability companies that are approved by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce in Qatar. The registration of your British company in Qatar can be made with comprehensive support and assistance offered by one of our specialists in company formation in Qatar. We can guide foreign investors throughout the entire relocation process of companies in Qatar.
Work residence permit in Qatar
Working and living in Qatar requires a specific permit. This is the work residence permit that allows British citizens to legally live and work in Qatar. The employer in Qatar is involved in the work and residence permit process because there are certain documents attesting to the job in Qatar, accepted by the UK national. One should note that the work and residence permit is normally issued in approximately 4 weeks, if all the documents are approved. Our immigration lawyers in Qatar have extensive experience in work and residence permits for foreigners, therefore, they can supervise the entire process. It is best to have legal support by your side instead of acting on your own. Our specialists can tell you more.
Choosing our immigration lawyers in Qatar
Whether you want to enter Qatar and visit the country as a tourist or you want to relocate your business to this country, legal advice and support are recommended. The legislation might not be fully understood, so visa applicants might be rejected if the purpose of entering Qatar is different from visiting the country. This is where our immigration lawyers in Qatar can intervene and provide full legal support in matters of documents and representation. We can provide foreigners complete help for visas and residence permits. Any immigration issue can be properly handled by our specialists who know the applicable laws and who can guide UK nationals for the best possible results. The business relocation might seem a complex process for British nationals which is why it is highly recommended to be supervised by an expert in this field. We deliver the proper legal services, tailored to the needs of our customers.
In matters of business, Qatar is extremely appealing and already home to a large number of international companies who already thrive in a wide range of business sectors. The registration of companies is a straightforward process that can be assisted by one of our specialists in the field. We have gathered some interesting facts and figures about the economy and business direction in Qatar:
- About USD 31 billion was the total FDI stock Registered in Qatar in 2019.
- Japan, South Korea, and USA are the main investors in Qatar.
- The 2020 Doing Business report ranks Qatar 77th out of 190 economies in the world.
Would you like to immigrate to Qatar from UK? Please feel free to contact our team of specialists in immigration in Qatar. You can also ask for help in company formation in Qatar.