Doha, 30 July 2021
MoPH, State of Qatar has announced through it’s web site the following updates regarding the Covid-19 travel and return policy, effective Mid Day of Monday, August 02, 2021.
For those coming from the following six East Asian countries – Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka :
- Those vaccinated / recovering fromCOVID-19 in the State of Qatar are subject to a TWO day hotel quarantine and are allowed to leave the hotel on the second day if the result of the PCR test is negative
- The rest of the people are subject to a hotel quarantine for a period of 10 Days
Citizens and residents from a previous infection within the last 12 months are exempt from quarantine upon return from abroad, if they were asymptomatic, and their PCR test result is negative.
This rule shall apply to the individuals diagnosed in Qatar only, while those diagnosed in any of GCC countries who have received at least one dose of recognized vaccines by MoPH Qatar, shall be exempt from quarantine provided that a valid official certificate with a detailing the previous infection, issued by the local Ministry of Health in the GCC, is presented.
It is the responsibility of the individuals to make sure of any changes to the travel and return policy of the State of Qatar through the official sources and websites previously mentioned before planning travel.
Pfizer / Bio NTech (Comirnaty); Moderna (Spikefax); AstraZeneca (Coveshield / Oxford / Vaxepheria); Jansen / Johnson & Johnson (only one dose)
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