It’s mandatory for all visitors to Qatar to purchase approved medical insurance before, or on arrival. Hayya cards obtained to enter Qatar during the 2022 FIFA World Cup may be used for entry until January 2024. You may be eligible for a visa on arrival, depending on your country of residence and purpose of travel. See ‘Travel’ for more information on entry requirements.

We advise:

Exercise normal safety precautions in Qatar.


We've reviewed our advice for Turkmenistan and continue to advise, reconsider your need to travel. Higher levels apply. You need a visa for Turkmenistan, even if you're only transiting. Get a visa before you arrive, and don't overstay your visa, as there are penalties...

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We've reviewed our travel advice for Angola and continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution. You don't need a visa to visit Angola as a tourist. For all other travel, apply for a visa online with Angola's Serviço de Migração (see 'Travel'). We advise:...

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We've reviewed our advice for Lesotho and continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution due to the threat of violent crime. Pay close attention to your personal security and the current health situation. Monitor the media and follow the advice of authorities...

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