Visa information note Worlds Qatar for registered media – Updated version

International Media applicants need a visa to access Qatar.

If your accreditation application has been approved by UCI, the UCI Road World Championships Local Organizing Committee Doha 2016 is facilitating the visa application process.

Visa applications must be sent to Samah Hassen Chekili: together with a copy of your passport and the accreditation approval. Passports are required to be valid. To be considered valid, passports require six months’ validity from the date of entry.

You will be able to download your visa via the Qatar Ministry of Interior Visa Information System:; entering the following information:

  • Passport Number
  • Passport Nationality.

Please do not use Google Chrome when downloading the visa.

Please enter your passport number with UPPERCASE.

Please print and carry a copy of your entry visa while travelling as you may be asked to show your entry visa prior to departure and/or upon arrival to Qatar.

Please be aware visa is valid for one entry only and from the date of entry it is valid for 30 days.