Qatar Removes Visa Requirements for Citizens of 80 Countries

The middle-east country Qatar considering further enhancements to it’s visa policy, including waiver for visa/resident permit requirement for GCC and Schengen countries, as well as UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Qatar’s Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways announced on 09 August 2017 that Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, effective immediately.

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Citizens of those countries* wishing to visit Qatar will no longer need to apply or pay for a visa; instead, a multi-entry waiver will be issued free-of-charge at the port of entry, upon presentation of a valid passport with a minimum validity of six months and a confirmed onward or return ticket.

Entry to Qatar is approved at the sole discretion of Qatar’s Ministry of Interior.

A) Nationals of the following 33 countries will not require prior visa arrangements and can obtain a visa waiver upon arrival in Qatar. The waiver will be valid for 180 days from the date of issuance and entitle its holder to spend up to 90 days in Qatar, during either a single trip or on multiple trips.

  1. Austria
  2. Bahamas
  3. Belgium
  4. Bulgaria
  5. Croatia
  6. Cyprus
  7. Czech Republic
  8. Denmark
  9. Estonia
  10. Finland
  11. France
  12. Germany
  13. Greece
  14. Hungary
  15. Iceland
  16. Italy
  17. Latvia
  18. Liechtenstein
  19. Lithuania
  20. Luxembourg
  21. Malta
  22. Netherlands
  23. Norway
  24. Poland
  25. Portugal
  26. Romania
  27. Seychelles
  28. Slovakia
  29. Slovenia
  30. Spain
  31. Sweden
  32. Switzerland
  33. Turkey

B) Nationals of the following 47 countries will not require prior visa arrangements and can obtain a visa waiver upon arrival in Qatar. The waiver will be valid for 30 days from the date of issuance and entitle 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.

  1. Andorra
  2. Argentina
  3. Australia
  4. Azerbaijan
  5. Belarus
  6. Bolivia
  7. Brazil
  8. Brunei
  9. Canada
  10. Chile
  11. China
  12. Colombia
  13. Costa Rica
  14. Cuba
  15. Ecuador
  16. Georgia
  17. Guyana
  18. Hong Kong
  19. India
  20. Indonesia
  21. Ireland
  22. Japan
  23. Kazakhstan
  24. Lebanon
  25. Macedonia
  26. Malaysia
  27. Maldives
  28. Mexico
  29. Moldova
  30. Monaco
  31. New Zealand
  32. Panama
  33. Paraguay
  34. Peru
  35. Russia
  36. San Marino
  37. Singapore
  38. South Africa
  39. South Korea
  40. Suriname
  41. Thailand
  42. Ukraine
  43. United Kingdom
  44. United States
  45. Uruguay
  46. Vatican City
  47. Venezuela

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List of Airlines Active in Bangladesh

List of Bangladeshi Airlines-

1. Biman Bangladesh Airlines

Head Office : +88-02-8901600, +88-02-8901730-44
Offices in Hangar Complex, Admin Building & Terminal Building : +88-02-8901500-22, +88-02-8901640-54
Biman Loyalty Club: +88-09606 624 626
Biman Call Center : +88-02 8901306, +88-02 8901384 & +88-02 8901600 Extn: 2710
website and sales: biman-airlines.com
2. Novo Air

Corporate Office
House-50, Road-11, Block-F, Banani, Dhaka
Phone: 13603/ +88-09638-013603, +88-09666722224
Email: info@flynovoair.com
Hotline: 13603
Website and contact: flynovoair.com
3. Regent Airways

Corporate Office
SA Tower (Level-5), Plot#1, Road#134, Block SE(A), Gulshan-1
Dhaka – 1212, Bangladesh.
Hotline: 16238 or +88-096 12669911
Website: flyregent.com
4. US-Bangla Airlines

Corporate Office77, Sohrawardi Avenue, Baridhara Diplomatic Zone
Dhaka – 1212, Bangladesh.
Email: info@us-banglaairlines.com
Phone: +88-02 9889232, 9842608, 9884818
Hotline: 13605 or 0966713605
Website and contact: us-banglaairlines.com

List of Foreign Airlines operates in Bangladesh-

1. Air Arabia
2. Bangkok Airways
3. Cathay Pacific
4. Emirates
5. Etihad Airways
6. Jet Airways


7. Malaysia Airlines
8. Malindo Air
9. Pakistan Int’l Airlines
10. Qatar Airways
11. Rotana Jet
12. Saudi Arabian Airlines
13. Singapore Airlines
14. Sri Lankan Airlines
15. Thai Airways
16. Turkish Airlines