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How to Renew/Check my Qatar ID Online (Step by Step Guide)

Are you here to check your Qatar ID status online? We will help you out. This comprehensive guide will assist you to check your Qatar ID status, renewal and more related to your Residential Permit.

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Qatar ID is a national identification card for all citizens and residents of Qatar. The purpose of this card is to provide an easy way for citizens to identify themselves, receive access to government services, and enjoy exclusive benefits from the government. And for other people residing in Qatar other than its citizens, it helps them to get several benefits including opening a bank account, owning a vehicle etc.

The card has been designed with the latest technology in mind, which includes a high-resolution photo of the holder, their fingerprints, iris scan data and personal information such as name, date of birth, nationality, designation etc.

How to check my Qatar ID renew status online?

  1. Go to the Ministry of Interior (MOI) website.
  2. Click on the MOI services on the top menu near to the Home menu.
  3. Click on the Inquiry section after clicking on the MOI services menu.
  4. Click on “other inquiries”  on the left side of the page where you will find the menu with different options.
  5. Then click on the “official documents”  button from the 4 different buttons on the page.
  6. Now insert your QID number or Passport number.

Done, now you can see your QID status. Once you click on the search button, the system will provide you with the expiry dates of the necessary documents, such as the ID card, the passport, and the residence.

What happens when your Qatar ID expires?

All Qatari residents must have a residency permit. Whenever your Qatar ID expire, you have to renew it soon.

If you did not renew your Qatar ID on time, you have to pay a substantial fine for the expired dated ID cards after a stipulated period.

If your Qatar ID is expired, you have a period of maximum 90 days to renew it again. If you violate this, you will be fined from 10 Qatari Riyals to a maximum of 6000 QAR.

Qatar houses several immigrants from all corners of the globe. Therefore, their residency permit validity depends on their visas to a great extent.

If you are looking for the expiry date of your Qatar ID, you need to have an ID number or passport number. You should be able to see the expiry date by visiting the official website of MOI, Government of Qatar.

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How to renew Qatar ID in Metrash2

Metrash 2 is a mobile app that has been launched by the interior ministry (MOI). It also helps the residents with the automatic renewal of QID. To elucidate it further, it benefits everyone as this saves both time and effort in renewing Qatar ID online. You can also track the renewal process of your Qatar ID via the MOI website.

Follow the steps below to renew your Qatar ID through Metrash2:

  1. Open the Metrash2 app on your mobile phone.
  2. Click on the ‘Residency‘ option from the menu.
  3. Click on the ‘Residency Renewal‘ tab.
  4. Enter your Qatar ID number and then click ‘Add‘.
  5. Then click on the ‘Next‘ button at the bottom of the screen.
  6. Choose the Qatar IDs that you want to renew and click ‘Next‘.
  7. Select any delivery mode to receive the physical copy of your renewed Qatar ID.
  8. Enter the payment details.

Done. When you renew your Qatar ID, you have two options to receive the physical copy, either by Qatar Post or collect it from the Immigration Department.

Fee structure for Renewing your Qatar ID

If you are wondering about the fee of Qatar ID renewal, you need to acquaint yourself with the following things:

  • Per person in your family including wife and children will be charged QR 500.  
  • You may also get a discount based on a 3 year renewal. 
  • QR 1000 will be levied as charges for a company sponsor.
  • The RP delivery charge is QR 20.

How to renew Qatar ID offline

What you need to do is apply personally to the Nationality and Travel Documents Department of the Ministry of Interior. You can consult a representative to apply for the renewal of your ID. For this, you should visit the sub-offices which is available in most parts of the country. All you need to do is to fill up the required information and attach documents to the form. Then you must submit the fees for the renewal of your Qatar ID.

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How to check my Qatar ID Fine online

There are two ways to check the fine associated with your Qatar ID online. You can either check it on the MOI E-services Portal or via the Metrash2 mobile app.

  1. Login to MOI e-services portal.
  2. Click on the ‘Residency Services‘ section.
  3. Select ‘Residency Fine Payment‘.
  4. Enter the Qatar ID number.
  5. Finally make the payment.

Here, you will see the amount of fine that is to be paid. You can use any supported payment options to pay the amount.

How to check Qatar ID expiry date online

The easiest way to check the expiry date of your Qatar ID is via the Metrash2 app.

  1. Download the Metrash2 app on your mobile device.
  2. Login to your account.
  3. You can see your Qatar ID on the app.
  4. Tap and hold to download it.
  5. You can now see the issue date and expiry date on this digital QID.

Feel free to comment below if you would like to know more about renewal of your Qatar ID. Or visit the official website of MOI Qatar for more details.


How much does it cost to renew Qatar ID?

Usually, for those who are above the age of 18 years are required to pay a fee of QAR 500 to renew their Qatar ID. And, if you fall under the category of servants, drivers, farmers and fishermen, then you are required to pay only QAR 300 for the same.

How many days are needed to renew Qatar ID?

It usually takes a period of three to five working days for the renewal of Qatar ID. And in some cases, it may go around 7 days.

Fathima Shareef
Fathima Shareef
Fathima Shareef is an experienced SEO Content Writer from Beirut, Lebanon.


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