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Postal Services Guide



Section 4 :  Country-specific Requirements

Countries starting with Q


QATAR (State of)
(Serving DOHA and UMM SAID)

LETTER POST
Supplementary Services Available (1) Dutiable goods admitted in the letter post. (2) Printed papers. (3) Small packets. (4) Registration. (5) Blind literature.
Customs Declarations Value up to $700 - Green Label (CN22);

Value over $700 - Parcel Despatch Note in addition to upper part of Green Label.
Prohibitions1 Same as under PARCEL POST except for letters.
Restrictions1 Same as under PARCEL POST.
Address See under PARCEL POST.
PARCEL POST (Air Parcel Only)                                   
Supplementary Services Available Express (Air Parcel Only).
Customs Declarations Parcel Despatch Note.
Prohibitions1 Letters, except those exchanged between the sender and the addressee of the parcel or persons residing with them. Pork of all kinds and its derivatives. Radioactive substances and toxic, concentrated or dangerous sera. Perishable substances harmful to health and unfit for human consumption. Counterfeit coins of all kinds. Three-layer fishing nets, the smallest with a mesh of 4cm. Remote-controlled toy aeroplanes for children. Instruments for games of chance. Products whose composition includes pork fat or pork meat. Cigarette advertising products. Cigarettes not bearing the warning "Smoking is one of the main causes of cardio-vascular diseases and cancer". Substances polluted by radioactivity or nuclear dust. Musical greeting cards. Garments bearing the name of the divinity or verses of the Koran. Military or similar clothing. Fetid substances. Postal items containing powder. Items containing liquid products.
Restrictions1 Wines and alcoholic beverages. Insecticides for agricultural use. Chemical products for local industries. Radiophone transmitters/receivers. Headlights for automobiles. Portable long-distance telephones. Trees and plants for agriculture. Instruments for weighing and measuring.
Address

All postal items must bear complete addresses and correct postcodes to facilitate delivery. The address elements required are as shown in the examples below:

 

    • For delivery to P.O. boxes:

 

Muhammad Abdulaziz

P.O. Box 22088

DOHA 150

QATAR

[Full name of addressee]

[P.O. box number]

[Locality name* and postcode]

[Country name]

 

    • For delivery to a post office or a home address:

 

Muhammad Abdulaziz

478

625 Wadi althamid

DOHA 150

QATAR

[Full name of the addressee]

[Building number (complex, house, etc.)]

[Street number (and street name, if available)]

[Locality name* and postcode]

[Country name]

 

To facilitate clearance, it is desirable to include the addressee's fixed-line or mobile phone number on postal items.

 

*List of localities 

Locality number Locality name in roman letters
1 Doha
2 Al Rayyan
3 Al Wakra
4 Uum Slal
5 Al Daayen
6 Al Khor and Al Takhira
7 Al Shamal
8 Al Sheehaniya

 

1 Senders should determine import restrictions/prohibitions of destination country before posting.