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Family Resident Permit Application can be made online

DATE: 29-Oct-2019 Reported By: Manorama Online

Steps to submit family resident permit applications online for Doha expatriates Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Atiq, Director General of the Directorate General of Passport, said that the Ministry of Home Affairs is in the process of submitting applications through Hukumi and Metrash 2.

This was explained in an interview with the local newspaper, The Peninsula. After the enactment of Act No. 21 of 2015 on the arrival, arrival and residence of expatriates, the provision for a family residency permit is canceled.

The family visa is assessed by the applicant's job, salary, and accommodation to make sure the applicant is able to take care of the family. Applications for the Family Residency Permit are increasing annually. In 2018, 40,160 applications were granted. In 2017, it was 39,612.

For more visa centers

The authorities announced plans to open more centers in foreign countries, visa to Qatar. As Asian countries are the main source of labor recruitment, currently Asian countries are concentrated.

The steps are simple
The procedures for obtaining a family residency permit have been simplified. Earlier the applicant had to visit the passport headquarters for an interview with the authorities. But now the interview is possible via video conferencing from government service centers.