List of professions not eligible to apply for driving licence in Qatar

The following is the unofficial translation of the list of professions not eligible to apply for the Qatari driving licence (in alphabetical order), as announced by the Traffic Department :

Housewives sponsored by their husbands and students aged 18 years and above (under parent’s sponsorship) are eligible.

The above list is translated from Arabic and may be changed from time to time. There may be more professions that are banned from securing a driving license.

If you are not sure about your profession’s eligibility, please check with a driving school or the Traffic Department. Usually driving license would confirm before enrolling you for the driving lessons.

- Originally published on 21 September 2016, Updated on 12 August 2017