Qatar Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Qatar
Capital city: Doha
Currency: Qatari Riyal (QAR)
Local time: GMT + 3
Telephone code: + 974
Bank: Closed on Friday & Saturday

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import of:- 400 cigarettes;- personal items and gifts up to a max. value of QAR 3,000.-.- for personal use only: used video cam... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Firearms: special permission from Ministry of Defense, Govt. of Qatar, is required and should be obtained in advance.... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Jewelry, precious metals or stones with a value equal to or higher than Qatar Riyal-QAR 50,000.- must be declared on arrival. ... More information


Cats and dogs require:- an import permit (validity of the permit is 30 days and must be obtained prior to departure); and - an official v... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Qatar. Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Qatar Riyal-QAR) and foreign cu... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.