Qatar MoI issues safety advisory for travellers

The Public Relations Department at Qatar’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) has issued an advisory, titled ‘Have a Pleasant Trip’, in view of the upcoming summer vacation.

The advisory contains awareness tips that people in Qatar need to follow to ensure their safety and security before and during the holidays, the department has said in a statement.

A number of relevant topics are covered under different themes. These are as follows:

Securing the house before travel

Official documents

Awareness and caution during travel

The ministry has advised travellers to be extra cautious about the situation around them – at hotels, airports, markets, etc – in order to ensure their personal security and safety.

If accompanied by domestic workers, the sponsor must enquire about their visas and relevant procedures in this regard.

Further, the advisory has reminded travellers to “carry currencies consistent with instructions of the host country” and excessive cash is required to be declared before Customs officers.

Published on 23 June 2017