If you want to earn an average salary of between 30 to 60 thousand Qatari rials every single month then you need to find a job in Qatar. On an average, foreigners are making 30-60k/month salary over there already. You will be excited to know that the list of high demand occupations in Qatar is quite long which commonly includes professions like mason, waitress, sales closers, event managers, architectural/civil engineers, healthcare IEHPS, oil & petroleum industry workers, and teachers. So working in Qatar is a dream of many international skilled workers because of great life quality and very high salaries, and an opportunity to work in a country of millionaires is a big thing since over 250k Qatar citizens are among the world’s richest people.
Qatar was also known to be the third biggest country which is home to the world’s highest population of millionaires, and as per a recent report, over 17% of the Qatari population comes under the category of the millionaire population already.
Now if you want to work in Qatar then you’d need a VISA. As you might be interested to start a job in Qatar as a foreigner, you’d be required to obtain a visa for your entry into Qatar and there are basically 5 major types of Qatari visas available to foreigners as listed below: Gulf cooperation council resident visa, Work visa for Qatar, Tourist visa, Family visa, and Business visa.
Pre-requisites of applying for a Qatari work visa & residence permit:
Now lets first get familiar with a list of documents you would need to submit your application for a Qatari work visa:
Health insurance plan issued by Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) (2023 August Update), Your photos (Passport size only), a visit to the Qatar embassy for your biometric verification, your medical health fitness certificate, a work visa application form issued by the ministry of labor, your employment invitation/offer/appointment letter, all of your educational degrees/transcripts, immigration license documents of your employer in Qatar, and your passport with at least 6-month validity remaining.
Is there any age limit to apply for Work visa for Qatar?
Yes, your age must be under 60 years if you are applying for a job in the Qatar government. However, if you are going to start a job in the private sector of Qatar, then there is no age cap and you can easily obtain a work visa for Qatar at any age in this private sector case.
Direct work visa application for you as a job seeker or an individual who got a job offer from an employer in Qatar is not allowed. Employers would be pursuing your work visa case in front of the Ministry of Interior Qatar. The process involves applying for a job in Qatar (private/government sector), accepting a job offer, submitting your documents for work visa/residence permit process to your employer, submitting your work visa/residence permit case to Qatar’s Ministry of Interior, and then once your employer has received your work visa, you can travel to Qatar.
How much money will be required to apply for Qatar’s work visa?
Nowadays you would need around QAR 200 for your work visa for your entry in Qatar and another QAR 500 to apply for the conversion of your Qatar’s work visa into a residence permit. In most cases, this cost is actually borne by employers. You can track the status of your work visa application for Qatar on the MoI website. Simply navigate to visa services and then select visa inquiry & printing to check the status of your work visa application.
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