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El Salvador citizens travelling to Qatar

Citizens of El Salvador that are travelling to Qatar need to apply for an e-visa online before travelling.

What to expect in Qatar

🤝 friendly locals
⚡ Above average wifi
bad air quality
mild weather
🏖️ beaches
low tax

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

Yes, you should carry cash on you. Foreigners usually deal in cash.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is QAR.

1 SVC = 0.416385 QAR

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $8.24 USD.

Visa Status

An E-Visa can filled out and submitted online before travel.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

Qatar has put in place enhanced health screening measures and entry restrictions due to COVID-19. continue to be able to transit though and depart from Qatar. Authorities will only allow Qatari citizens to enter the country until at least 1 April. Australians with a residency permit will not be allowed to enter during this period. If you are in Qatar and you wish to leave, you should do so as soon as possible by commercial means. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Qatar.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Qatar. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (3.28 / 5)
Safety (3.50 / 5)
Cost of Living (3.52 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$37.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$8.24 USD

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