Nationals of South Africa do not require prior visa arrangements and can obtain a visa waiver upon arrival in Qatar. The waiver is valid for 180 days from the date of issuance and entitles its holder to spend up to 30 days in Qatar, during either a single trip or on multiple trips.
This waiver may be extended for a further 30 days.
Qatar tourist visa is not required for citizens of South Africa for a stay up to 30 days.
Good to go if
the term of your stay in Qatar is less
than 30 days. If for any reason you are planning to stay longer than 30 days, please apply for tourist visa with extended duration of stay (one tab down on the left).Almost packed
, anything else? Confirm if transit visa is required for any connections.
Check with your airline in case you have connecting flights overseas as part of your journey to Qatar. It may be the case that countries you pass through en route to your destination may require a separate transit visa. Please refer to visa requirements of the specific country.