Current travel advisories for Qatar

Last Update: Monday, 15. July 2019 at 07:22

Travelling Qatar is (relatively) safe.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2 / 5

Qatar is a country in Asia (Western Asia) with around 1 million citizens and a land mass of 11,437 km². We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.5 / 5

Qatar shares a land border with Saudi Arabia. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.5. See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/qatar

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 0

Exercise normal security precautions.

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/qatar-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal precautions in Qatar.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.  Due to risks to civil aviation operating within the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman region, including Qatar, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an advisory Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) and/or a Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR). For more information U.S. citizens should consult the Federal Aviation Administration’s Prohibitions, Restrictions and Notices.

Danger level: 1

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New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/qatar

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Qatar due to the threat of terrorism.

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to Qatar to exercise caution. Regional developments continue to cause local sensitivities. Travellers are advised to follow news reports and avoid gatherings and demonstrations. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic ties with Qatar in June 2017. This has led to closures affecting road, air and sea routes between these countries and Qatar, as well as travel and residence restrictions affecting Qatari nationals. The land border between Qatar and Saudi Arabia is closed.

Danger level: 2

Exercise vigilance.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/qatar/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
less than one million
Covering landmass
11,437 km²
Electricity
240V - 50Hz
Currency
Rial (QAR)
ISO 2-Letter Code
QA
Phone prefix
+974
Top Level Domain
.qa
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900/1800

Airports in Qatar (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.