Immigration Lawyers in Qatar
Updated on Wednesday 07th October 2020
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Our immigration lawyers in Qatar can provide legal advice and deal with the necessary arrangements for foreigners interested in obtaining a visa and the residence permit in this country. We are at your disposal with immediate and complete legal assistance in a large number of immigration matters, so feel free to discuss with us and find out all you need to know.
Who needs a visa for Qatar?
There are more than 85 countries for which there is no need for a visa to enter Qatar, yet, specific rules apply. Qatar is at the moment the most open country in the Middle East in terms of visas and entry requirements. Foreign citizens can simply fill out a form and possess a valid passport. Besides that, the authorities in Qatar will solicit the proof of the flight return ticket. Citizens from countries like Austria, Argentina, Bulgaria, Belgium, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Finland, Greece, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Norway, the Netherlands, Malaysia, Portugal, Spain, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, Ukraine, Switzerland, Serbia, Turkey, and Seychelles can spend up to 90 days in Qatar, whether entering once or having multiple entries in this country. If you are from these countries, please, feel free to get in touch with our immigration lawyer in Qatar.
Other entry requirements in Qatar
Citizens from countries like Rwanda, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Australia, Bolivia, Brunei, Brazil, Chile, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Indonesia, Pakistan, Russia, Lebanon, Japan, Paraguay, South Africa, Peru, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Macedonia, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Moldova, Maldives, Suriname, US, UK, Venezuela, and the Vatican can enter Qatar without a visa and spend no more than 30 days in the country. Other conditions refer to the return ticket that must be presented, plus a valid passport, information about domiciliation, and the duration of the stay. All the conditions to enter Qatar can be explained by our immigration lawyers in Qatar. They can also help you with the formalities for residence permits in Qatar.
What is the Qatar- Oman Joint tourist Visa?
The Qatar-Oman Joint Tourist Visa has a validity of 30 days, it is issued upon arrival and it allows the visit in both countries. Also, an extendable 30 days are available, in exchange for a fee. Talk to our specialists and ask for support and legal advice.
Work residence permits in Qatar
The work residence permit in Qatar is necessary for foreign citizens who want to work and live in this country. There are certain requirements for obtaining the work residence permit in Qatar, and among these, the obligation of having an employer. Then, one of our immigration lawyers in Qatar will work closely with the employer in terms of documents and applications. Here are a few important conditions to consider:
- A temporary visa is issued in the first place and then converted to a work residence permit.
- Until the conversion is made, the candidates are not allowed to leave the country.
- The process normally takes around 2 to 4 weeks.
- One of our immigration lawyers in Qatar will provide complete legal services.
It is important to note that the work residence permit comes with a series of benefits, such as, bringing the close family members, apply for a loan sign a rental accommodation, and many more. In the case of women in Qatar, they can work on family sponsorship and obtain approval from their husbands. The application starts with the Labor Department and the help of our immigration lawyers in Qatar.
Investments in Qatar
Qatar is open to foreign investments and provides a relaxed legislation. The companies can be registered quite fast, without complex formalities. Plus, the business possibilities are huge, particularly in the financial sector, one of the most prolific fields in Qatar. The following facts and figures highlight the business and economy in Qatar:
- Qatar ranks 77th out of 190 worldwide economies, according to the 2020 Doing Business report issued by the World Bank.
- Qatar has the lowest corporate tax in the world, set at a 10% rate.
- Around USD 31 billion was the total FDI stock for Qatar in 2019.
- South Korea, USA, Singapore, and Japan are the main investors in Qatar.
Our team of immigration lawyers in Qatar can handle a wide range of immigration matters, so please feel free to address your inquiries to our team. You can contact us for any concerns you might have.