How to check Exit permit in MOI Qatar - An Online Check Guide


As a dedicated government service provider in the State of Qatar, I'm here to guide you through the process of understanding and checking your MOI Exit Permit online.

This permit is a crucial part of our system, especially since the significant changes made in 2018.


The 2018 Change in the MOI Exit Permit System

In October 2018, Qatar made a landmark decision to lift the ban on the exit permit. This meant that only 5% of a private company's workers would require permission to leave the country, while the rest could leave without any permission.

This was a significant step forward in labor rights in our country.

Who Needs to Check the Exit Permit?

Despite the 2018 changes, it's still crucial for everyone to check their exit permit status before buying a ticket and heading to the airport. This includes personal workers, government job workers, accountants, and visa holders who don't have a MOI Qatar ID. If your QID is under process, or your Iqama is expired, you need to get permission.

If there's a complaint against you, such as a criminal act, you need to clear it before leaving.

How to Check the MOI Exit Permit Online

Checking your MOI Exit Permit online is a straightforward process. Here's a step-by-step guide:

  1. Visit the MOI official site and navigate to the Exit Permit Information section.
  2. Enter your Qatar Identity Card number.
  3. Enter the verification code from the picture or audio.
  4. Understand the status of your exit permit based on the image displayed.


While the exit permit system in Qatar has seen significant changes, it's always important to stay informed and check your status regularly. As your government service provider,

I'm here to ensure you have all the information you need for a smooth and efficient experience in Qatar. Always play safe and enjoy your time in our beautiful country!


  1. MOI Official Site
  2. Al Jazeera: Qatar scraps exit visa system for migrant workers
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