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Juan Garcia

"The Persian Gulf is a long way from home, so I was especially glad to discover this super expat community for Doha. "

Amarilis Castillo

"I loved the InterNations expat gatherings in Doha, and I hope we'll have another opportunity to meet up at 'La Villa' or the golf range. "

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Qatar

Are you an expat working and living in Qatar? Or are you preparing to move soon to Doha, Rayyan or any other of the Qatari international hotspots?

Expat life in Qatar has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the spectacular Khor al Adaid, learning how Qatari people celebrate the Powerboat Race for sailing enthusiasts from all over the globe, up to tasting Qatar’s favorite dishes such as harees.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Qatar. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Turkey to living in Saudi Arabia.

Top Articles in the Qatar Expat Guide

  • Moving to Qatar

    InterNations offers you advice on all things related to moving to Qatar – from general information about the country to visa requirements for expatriates. Whether you move to Qatar for the desert landscape or for the career opportunities, with our help, your relocation to Qatar will be a cakewalk.
  • Living in Qatar

    Are you wondering what you can expect from life in Qatar? Our guide to living in Qatar has essential information on healthcare, schooling, and accommodation for expatriates. That way you’ll get to fully enjoy the mix of old and new, tradition and innovation, which this country has to offer.
  • Working in Qatar

    Find out all you need to know about the job search, business etiquette, and pensions in Qatar and get ready for this professional challenge. The petrochemical industry, a booming tourism sector, and thriving business services offer various opportunities for expats working in Qatar.

Working and living in Qatar – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Qatar requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Qatari expat life. Living abroad in Qatar raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Qatar?ʺ, ʺCan our children attend a Montessori school in Qatar?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Doha should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Qatari municipality in Al-Khor?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Qatar is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Qatar aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Qatar. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from sports and leisure, to local infrastructure or education and children, up to local organisations & companies. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺIs there an Indian business or social network in the capital?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Qatar? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Greece or living in Sweden!

Tips on living and working in Qatar – From english-speaking nannies to international hospitals

Moreover, our expat directory for Qatar includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. english-speaking nannies or international hospitals. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Qatar with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt As-salām 'alaykum from our expats living and working in Qatar.

Juan Garcia

"The Persian Gulf is a long way from home, so I was especially glad to discover this super expat community for Doha. "

Amarilis Castillo

"I loved the InterNations expat gatherings in Doha, and I hope we'll have another opportunity to meet up at 'La Villa' or the golf range. "

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