Guide helping Indians about the information and updates on Visas and Permit in Qatar

Qatar Visa Centers in India – Address, Working Hours, Phone, Email of QVC India

MoI Qatar has opened Qatar Visa Centers (QVC) in India. Qatar Visa Centers in India provide biometric enrollment and also medical test services. Workers who are coming on a work visa to Qatar can complete select residency procedures in India itself. QVC’s provide Biometric Enrollment Service, as well as Medical Screening services in India.

What are the important things to be noted before accepting employment in Qatar – Embassy of India in Qatar issued an advisory 

What are the important things to be noted before accepting employment in Qatar -Embassy of India in Qatar issued an advisory

Are are you accepting a job offer in Qatar? If YES, then this is for you. Embassy of India in Qatar issued an advisory with a list of important things to be noted before accepting employment in Qatar. Here you go!

  1. Verification of the credentials of the company on e-Migrate and also through a known contact in Qatar or the Indian Embassy, Doha.
  2. Make sure you fully understand the terms and conditions mentioned in the Contract or Offer Letter, particularly the following aspects (please have it translated if it is not in a language you understand):
  • Date of commencement, time-period of the contract and designation of the employee
  • Accommodation and conveyance should be provided by the company, or allowances should be given for these purposes in addition to the basic pay.
  • Annual leave entitlements
  • Air travel fare for joining duty in Qatar and return air-ticket after completion of contract – should be borne by the employer
  • Allowances, if any, should be separately indicated in the contract, in addition to the basic pay

Visa status can be verified online at the website of the Qatari Ministry of Interior

Emergency Helplines For Indian Nationals:


Also Read:

Employment in Qatar – QVC’s in India

How to get a family visa for wife and children in Qatar?

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A guide to Non-ECR e-Migrate registration – FAQ’s for NRI Indian Employees

A guide to Non-ECR e-Migrate registration – All you wanted to know.

On 14th of Nov 2018, MEA issued an advisory for all Indians with ECNR Passports traveling on employment to 18 notified countries including Qatar to register on team gathered information through various resources to help Indians in Qatar and also for Indians planning to move to Qatar on employment.

What is e-Migrate registration all about?

As a mandate to provide protection and welfare to Indian immigrants abroad, all the Non-Emigration Check Required (Non-ECR) passport holders who are migrating for “overseas employment” (traveling on Employment visa) to 18 notified countries (which includes Qatar) are advised to register online at

The objective of this registration is to record data of all Indian emigrants which will help MEA to reach in case of any circumstances without any delay.

When does a traveler should register?

It is mandatory to complete the registration at least 24 hours prior to their departure. Prior to your departure, the Bureau of Immigration (BoI) at emigration counters would verify and confirm the registration.

Am already on employment in Qatar. Do I need to register it now?

If you are already working in Qatar (currently in Qatar) you are not required to register it now. However, when you go to India on vacation and while you return to Qatar at the same employment you need to register.

Do I need to register every time I come back from India after vacation?

No. However, during registration, you have to provide the duration of your employment and if the vacation falls within that employment period then there is no need to do the registration again. For e.g. Am in Qatar on a 2 year employment visa and I completed my emigrate registration specifying that. In that case, within that 2 year period, I can go to India for vacation as many times and I don’t need to register.

How to do the registration?

  • Visit
  • Go to ECNR Registration
  • Key in your details and also follow the steps to complete the registration form
  • The emigrant would receive a confirmatory SMS / Email

What all information you may provide to do this registration?

You will have to provide very minimal information which includes the below,

Name | Passport Details | Country of Employment | Employer Name (This registration has no influence on employee’s contract)

Does this registration involve any cost?

No. This is a free registration.

We tried our best to gather as much as information. If you have any questions, please post it under comments and we will try to find the answers for your queries.

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