The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy has revealed the travel and return policy to Qatar regarding COVID-19 for football fans coming to Doha to attend the Qatar World Cup 2022.
The aforementioned committee indicated that visitors to Qatar who hold a Haya card during the tournament period (November 20 to December 18), whether vaccinated or not, must comply with a series of measures, including the presentation of a certificate that certifies that a “PCR” test was performed. carried out to detect the presence of the “Covid-19” virus has a “negative result”, no more than 48 hours before the date of the flight, to the airline employees at the departure airport, or an official certificate stating that a rapid ” “Antigen” has been carried out with a negative result, at most 24 hours before the date of travel, with reference to the home test is not approved, and children under 6 years of age are excluded from the Covid-19 test .
The ministry revealed that quarantine procedures have been lifted for all travelers arriving in Qatar, whether vaccinated or not, regardless of the country of departure, and cases of HIV infection discovered in Qatar will be subject to sanitary isolation measures. in accordance with the procedures of the Ministry of Public Health.
In the same context, visitors will not need to be tested for Covid-19 after arriving in Qatar, apart from the need to be tested for virus infection before leaving the country, but travelers are advised to check travel requirements to your destinations, and follow the required procedures.
The use of a mask is mandatory in all health centers and public transport throughout the country, and all visitors over the age of 18 must download the EHTERAZ app and activate it on their smartphones via the Apple Store or Google Play upon arrival. to Qatar. status in the green precaution application, so that the visitor can enter closed public places in the country, where the health status in green confirms the application not to be infected with Covid-19.
Visitors to Qatar can obtain health care services at any of the country’s government or private hospitals, health centres, clinics and pharmacies, provided that emergency and urgent health services at government hospitals are free to holders of the Haya card.
The Qatar Ministry of Public Health emphasizes the need for visitors to obtain travel insurance, which covers health care services, during their stay in the country.