QT02 / Thursday, August 6, 2020 / Categories: Top News COVID-19: Residents stuck outside Qatar exempted from fees owing to RP expiry Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has said residents who are outside the country due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are exempted from fees resulting from the expiry of their residence permits or exceeding six months stay outside the country. Starting from August 1, Qatar residents stranded abroad due to COVID-19 can apply for an Exceptional Entry Permit to Qatar on the Qatar Portal website. Exceptional Entry Permit is a temporary service that is provided to residents of Qatar who are unable to return to the country because of the restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This service allows employers, whether individuals or companies, government or private sector, to apply for an entry permit for residents and their family members holding QIDs to enable them to return to Qatar. The procedures to apply for the Exceptional Entry Permit are: ● Create a new account on Qatar Portal or log in to your existing account (if available) ● Click on “Apply for Exceptional Entry Permit” ● Read terms and conditions and prepare all required attachments before starting the application ● Enter application page and fill in required information correctly and completely as shown in passport ● Enter your email correctly to receive approval for your application ● Print permit and keep copy of it and a copy of quarantine undertaking to be presented to airport officials. Previous Article Exceptional entry: Lebanese holders of QID to be given priority to return to Qatar Next Article COVID-19: Two deaths, 291 new cases and 311 recoveries in Qatar on Friday Print 5629 Rate this article: 4.0 Please login or register to post comments.