How Can I Attest Documents in the Qatar Embassy?

Qatar is one of the wealthiest countries in the Middle East and opens up new opportunities for people around the world. For Indians, it is one of the most desirable locations for jobs and business. But, to obtain a permanent working visa for Qatar, it is crucial to get the necessary documents attested. Also, if you wish to relocate to Qatar or get your children admitted to school or colleges in Qatar, you need to know the process of Qatar Embassy attestation so that you can get the required visa without any issues.

Documents Attestation Procedure for Qatar

Since Qatar is not a member of The Hague Conventions, all types of documents, including educational, personal, or commercial need to be attested by the Ministry of External Affairs and the state departments. Any document intended to be used in Qatar needs to be authenticated from the Qatar Embassy from India. There are different attestation processes followed depending on the nature of the documents and the purpose. 

Different Types of Documents

Here are some examples of the different types of documents that can require Attestation from the Qatar Embassy –

Educational Documents:

  • PG Degree Certificate

  • Diploma Certificate

  • Degree Certificate

  • BE Certificate

  • MBBS Certificate

  • Engineering Certificate

  • Nursing Certificate

  • MS Certificate

  • MD Certificate

  • Transcript Certificate

  • SSC Certificate

  • HSC Certificate

  • Pharmacy Certificate

Non-Educational Documents:

  • Marriage Certificate

  • Marriage Affidavit Certificate

  • Birth Certificate

  • Death Certificate

  • Power of Attorney Certificate

  • Medical Certificate

  • Leaving Certificate

  • Police Clearance

  • Registration Certificate

  • Bona-fide Certificate

Commercial Documents:

  • Power of Attorney

  • Export Invoice

  • Certificate of incorporation

  • Packaging list

  • Certificate of Origin

  • Physical analysis report

  • Chemical analysis report

Educational Certificate Attestation from Qatar Embassy

Qatar Embassy attests degrees and the consolidated mark sheets together. Both of them need to be submitted concurrently to be attested. For educational certificate attestation, there are some supporting documents and certain criteria that must be met for successful Qatar Embassy attestation

  • The degree certificate should be accompanied by the final year mark sheets.

  • The degree to be attested should be from a government recognized institute. Since June 2016, Qatar embassy does not attest certificates from any Open University, private university, or distance education certificates. 

  • The course has to be full-time for Attestation. No part-time or distance courses can be attested. 

  • The document should contain a verification/bonafide letter from the university or college containing information such as the enrolment number, and registration number. It should also state that the individual has completed the said course on a regular basis.


  • Attestation by the State Education Department (HRD) or respective State 

  • Verification from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) 

  • Verification from the State of Qatar Embassy in New Delhi

Non-Educational Document Attestation from Qatar Embassy

Process 1: 

  • Verification by the State Home Department of Respective State 

  • Verification from the MEA

  • Attestation by the State of Qatar Embassy in New Delhi

Process 2 (Case Specific): 

  • Verification by State Home Department where the individual resides 

  • Verification from MEA 

  • Attestation by the State of Qatar Embassy in New Delhi

Process 3 (Case Specific): 

  • Verification by Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), New Delhi

  • Verification from MEA

  • Attestation by the State of Qatar Embassy in New Delhi

Commercial Documents Attestation from Qatar embassy


  • Verification by Respective Chamber of Commerce 

  • Verification from MEA

  • Attestation by the State of Qatar Embassy New Delhi

The Qatar Embassy attestation process can be overwhelming and time-consuming. If you are considering applying for it on your own, you may face certain challenges that can delay the process, and you might not get the documents attested within the required time. Thus, it is best to hire a professional attestation service provider to save your time and energy.