Qatar has extended the quarantine exemption period for fully-vaccinated people from three months to six.
Qatar , Qatar
10 March 2021, 12:00 AM
31 March 2021, 12:00 AM
Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has updated the previously announced COVID-19 quarantine policy. They have extended the validity of the vaccine in regard to the quarantine exemption period has been extended from the previously approved three months to six months, starting 14 days after the second dose.
This means travellers who have taken two shots of a COVID-19 vaccine in Qatar are eligible to be exempt from quarantine requirements for six months, 14 days after the second shot.
Currently, travellers coming to Qatar are required to quarantine in a hotel for seven days if they are coming from a red-list country, or self-isolate at home for a week if they are coming from a green-list country.
The MOPH also said children up to the ages of 16 are exempt from hotel quarantine upon arrival in Qatar if they are accompanied by a parent who has been vaccinated. However, the children will be required to quarantine at home for seven days.
Vaccinated parents travelling with unvaccinated minors aged between 16 and 18 will have to quarantine at hotel, in line with the exit and entry rules of the country.