If you are new in Doha, you will have to follow the following steps to get your Qatar ID following the next steps:

  1. Medical examination & Blood Group Test: After 2 – 5 days from your arrival, a medical exam is scheduled to have an X-Ray and a Blood test at the medical facilities. Normally, the Medical result is cleared within 2-4 business days, unless the Medical Commission finds the assignee unfit, and assigns to him/her special procedures for the Medical result clearance. That might take between 1 week to 1 month, depends on the health condition.
  2. Fingerprints. Once the Medical result is cleared, you will have an appointment for the Fingerprints procedure.
  3. Residence Permit & Qatar ID card issuance. The Fingerprint is usually cleared within 2-4 Days. Consequentially, Qatar ID /Residence permit is issued.