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Qatar adds 6 countries to red list including UK and UAE

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Vaccinated visitors from red list countries will need to quarantine in a hotel for two days

By Dianne ApensadlerNovember 15, 2021
The UAE has been added to Qatar’s red list alongside five other countries, the country’s Ministry of Public Health has announced.

There are now 21 countries on Qatar’s red list, and ten on the country’s exceptional red list. The new list came into effect at midday on Monday November 15.

Vaccinated residents from red list countries will be exempt from quarantine, while unvaccinated residents will need to quarantine at home for seven days.

Vaccinated visitors will need to book a quarantine hotel, and take a PCR test on arrival. They will need to quarantine for two days, or until a negative PCR test result arrives.

Unvaccinated visitors will be subject to hotel quarantine for seven days, unless they have first-degree relatives living in Qatar and are arriving on pre-issued family visas. In this case, they will be able to quarantine at home on arrival.

The current Qatar red list
Barbados
Brunei Darussalam
Estonia
Ethiopia
Georgia
Iran
Latvia
Lithuania
Mongolia
Montenegro
Palestine
Romania
Russia
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Serbia
Singapore
Syria
Turkey
United Kingdom
United Arab Emirates
For vaccinated arrivals from exceptional red list countries, two-day hotel quarantine is required, with a PCR test taken 36 hours after the arrival.

Unvaccinated residents will need to hotel quarantine for seven days, while unvaccinated visitors are not allowed to enter Qatar.

The current Qatar exceptional red list
Bangladesh
Egypt
India
Indonesia
Nepal
Pakistan
Philippines
Sri Lanka
Sudan
South Sudan
Qatar’s green list is now 181 countries, and you can find out more by clicking here.