As per Qatar National Immigration policy, all sponsored international students holding valid Residence Permit are required to obtain an Exit Permit in order to leave Qatar for any amount of time. All international students attending WCM-Q are sponsored by Qatar Foundation (QF) and must obtain a document (exit permit) stating that your sponsor has no objection to you leaving the country. This includes times of academic breaks, end of term, summer breaks, and weekend trips. In other words, anytime sponsored students want to leave the State of Qatar for any amount of time.
It is important to note that typical objections are related to pending or unresolved financial matters such as payment of tuition and housing fees.
Steps to Apply for an Exit Permit:
- Make sure you have a zero balance of your housing & tuition fees.
- Submit the exit request via (https://immigration.qf.org.qa/eimmigrationbc/)
- ***IMPORTANT: Forms must be submitted at least 10 days prior to travel date to allow for time to process your request.