[DOHA] HAMAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Updated: 2024/3/29

Notices

Check-in counters for Japan Airlines flights at Doha Hamad International Airport may vary depending on the flight date.
Passengers are advised to confirm the specific counter for their flight on the day of departure at the airport or by checking the Hamad International Airport website at

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Please note that for JAL Group flights departing or arriving at this airport, the maximum weight for each checked baggage item is limited to 32 kg (70 lbs).

Arrival

Arrival flow

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Immigration

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Baggage Claim

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Customs

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Arrival regulations

Immigration

Documents required for entry
Required documents Description
VISA Japanese nationals can stay for tourism or business purposes without a visa for up to 30 days.
Passport

Must be valid for at least 6 months with two unused pages.

A return flight ticket or e-ticket Must be presented.

Customs

You may bring up to 400 cigarettes.
The following items are prohibited from being brought in:

  • Pork and pork products
  • Alcoholic beverages (including cooking wine like mirin)
  • Firearms
  • Pornographic magazines
  • Narcotics

There are restrictions on the following items:

  • Cash, securities, or precious metals exceeding 50,000 QAR
  • Personal or gift items worth more than 3,000 QAR (approximately USD 825)

Use the green channel if you have nothing to declare, or the red channel to declare items that are restricted or prohibited.

Pets

To bring a pet on a flight, a reservation is required to prepare the aircraft's transport environment. Contact "JAL International Reservations and Inquiries" in advance.
Also, check with the destination's embassy or quarantine station for animal quarantine requirements.

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If traveling to Qatar, an application may be necessary.

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Departure

Departure flow

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Check-in

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Immigration

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Security check

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Departure regulations

Check-in

Boarding procedures begin 3 hours before departure. The check-in counter will be determined 6 hours before departure and can be confirmed on the information board near the check-in area.
Please proceed to the JAL check-in counter to complete your boarding procedures.
Note that for JAL Group flights at Doha Hamad International Airport, each checked baggage item must not exceed 32 kg (70 lbs).

Immigration

Documents required for departure
  • Passport
  • Boarding pass

Proceed to the departure inspection after passing through the security checkpoint located before the exit inspection area.

Customs

Declare if carrying over 50,000 QAR or equivalent in cash/securities/precious metals when departing.

Security check

Carry-on baggage is scanned with an X-ray machine. There is no priority lane.

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