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    Driving Information Qatar

    Driving Licence Requirements

    The driving licence requirements in Qatar state that you must have a full driving licence that is valid in your country of residence. An international driver's licence is also required.

    Age Restrictions

    To hire a car in Qatar you must be at least 21 years old (age may vary by the car hire category) and have held your license for one year.

    Driving Distances

    • Doha to Fuwayrit - 85kms (1hour/15mins)

    • Lusail to Ar-Rayyan - 31kms (35mins)

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General Qatar driving information, laws rules and regulations:

    • Driving in Qatar is on the right hand side of the road.

    • Seat belts when driving a hire car in Qatar are mandatory.

    • Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid driver's licence, registration documents and insurance documents.

    • There are plenty of petrol stations in Qatar, which have varied opening hours depending on location. Some stations with also have ATM machines and toilets.


    There are no tolls in Qatar.

    Parking Information

    Parking is accessible at all shopping malls and is normally free of charge. If there is a charge is will be a very small amount. Outside of the main city parking is free.

    One-way Car Hire

    Make the most of your stay in Qatar and rent a car one-way. Most of our suppliers allow one-way rentals for an extra fee specified during the booking process. Explore the country and enjoy your travels.

    With your car hire, be sure to read through the above Qatar driving information, rules and regulations about driving a car hire in Doha to ensure you have the safest possible journey.

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