|CHINA AND QATAR SIGNED AGREEMENT ON MUTUAL VISA EXEMPTION|
The Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of the State of Qatar on Mutual Visa Exemption was signed on 9th July 2018 in Beijing, China.
According to the agreement, Citizens of Qatar holding valid diplomatic, special, service, ordinary passports issued by Qatar may enter and stay without a visa in the territory of China for a period of less than thirty (30) days. Citizens of Qatar wishing to enter the territory of China for a period of more than thirty (30) days or to work, study, reside or make news reports, shall apply for an in advance visa in accordance with the Chinese national laws.
This Agreement will enter into force after the completion of necessary domestic legal procedures in both countries. For the moment, Citizens of Qatar wishing to enter the territory of China still need to apply for a visa in advance according to current regulations.
Please follow our notice about the effective date of the agreement on the website of the embassy.