Can I fly to Qatar from Kota Kinabalu right now?
Information is based on travel restrictions from Kota Kinabalu to Qatar
Most visitors from Kota Kinabalu need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Qatar.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Qatar.
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to quarantine after entering Qatar.
Accommodation Booking for Unvaccinated Travelers - Travelers who are not fully vaccinated must book their mandatory hotel quarantine accommodation through the “Discover Qatar” website before arriving in Qatar. This requirement is different for Qatari citizens and residents, GCC citizens, and First-degree relatives.
Travel Registration Form - Travelers must complete a travel registration form at least 3 days before arrival in Qatar. Online pre-registration is optional for citizens and residents of Qatar. This requirement does not apply to fully vaccinated travelers with valid vaccine certificate issued by GCC countries: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, United Arab Emirates, fully vaccinated travelers from the EU who present certificate through the COVPass health app.
Health Form - All travelers must carry a paper version of the acknowledgment form before arrival in Qatar. This requirement does not apply to fully vaccinated citizens and residents who are not coming from a red health measures country on the condition that they should be vaccinated in Qatar.
Health and Location Monitoring App (For Android) - All travelers must download the Ehteraz mobile application and activate it on their mobile phones using a local or international SIM card.
Health and Location Monitoring App (For IOS) - All travelers must download the Ehteraz mobile application and activate it on their mobile phones using a local or international SIM card.
Health Pass for Public Activity - Travelers must show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result taken a maximum of 24 hours, or a valid proof of vaccination to enter public spaces such as restaurants, movie theaters, museums, theaters, historical sites, casinos, music venues, gyms, sporting facilities.
Electronic Travel Authorization - The Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is eligible for travelers who hold a residence permit or visitor visa to specific countries entering Qatar. It is an online application. If approved, you'll receive your eTA confirmation electronically. When you arrive in Qatar, border crossing will ask for your passport and check their electronic records to ensure you have the proper visas. Your eTA is electronically linked to your passport and valid for up to 30 days. When you receive a new passport, you must apply for a new eTA.
Electronic Visitor Visa - An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a Qatari visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive in Qatar, border crossing will ask for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have the proper visas
Can I fly back to Kota Kinabalu from Qatar?
Returning to Kota Kinabalu from Qatar
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Qatar must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 2 days for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Kota Kinabalu.
Visitors from Qatar are not required to quarantine after entering Kota Kinabalu.