Qatar

  • All shipments to Qatar must be covered by an Arab Irish Certificate together with an original, signed invoice. Both must be certified by the AICC
  • Health and Radiation Certificates are often required for food, meat and poultry consignments
  • Halal Certificate stating that slaughter was according to Muslim law must accompany fresh, frozen meat and poultry
  • Shipments covering the following goods are exempt from invoice legalisation fees:
    • Medical: For the Ministry of Public Health and Hamad Medical Est. only. Medicine, blood substitutes, all types of immunisation and chemicals
    • Consumables: Rice, wheat, sugar, flour, milk, fat, fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Documents must be authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Costs:

Type of Document Embassy fee
Certificate of Origin/Packing List/ Bill of Lading €75
Invoice: QAR 0.00-  QAR 15,000.00

US$ 0.00-  US$ 4,119.00

€ 0.00-  € 3,750.00

£ 0.00-  £ 3,333.00

€240
Invoice: QAR 15,001.00-  QAR 100,000.00

US$ 4,120.00-  US$ 27,461.00

€ 3,571.00 –  € 25,000.00

£ 3,334.00-  £ 22,222.00

€475
Invoice: QAR 100,001.00-  QAR 250,000.00

US$ 27,462.00-  US$ 68,653.00

€ 25,001.00-  € 62,500.00

£ 22,223.00-  £ 55,556.00

€1,188
Invoice: QAR 250,001.00-  QAR 1,000,000.00

US$ 68,654.00-  US$ 274,612.00

€ 62,501.00-  € 250,000.00

£ 55,557.00-  £ 222,222.00

€2,375

Invoice over QAR 1,000,001.00

                       US$ 274,613.00

€ 250,001.00

£ 222,223.00

  1. Change to QAR

US$/QAR X 3.6415

Euro/QAR X 4.00

GBP/QAR X 4.50

  1. X 0.6%
  2. Divide by 4.50
  3. Round up to nearest pound
Other Documents €75
Personal Documents €50

Qatar Fact File

Country Name:
State of Qatar

Population:
2.4 million (July 2020 est.)

Population Growth:
1.55% (2020 est.)

Languages:
Arabic (official), English is widely spoken

Currency:
Qatar Riyal (QR) = 100 dirhams

Capital:
Doha

Business Hours:
Government offices:
06:00 to 14:00 (Sunday to Thursday)
Banks:
07:30 to 13:00 (Sunday to Thursday)
Reduced hours during Ramadan

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