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Holiday Homes

Are you a home, villa owner or renter in Qatar? Consider renting your property to travelers from all over the world in one of the various platforms that offer vacation homes and holiday rentals.

What you need to know

Qatar Tourism in an effort to promote the operation of holiday homes around the country and offer a safe and enjoyable experience to visitors, introduces the Holiday Home Regulation Programme.

Owners who rent apartments or villas in tourist areas or standalone villas in other areas are encouraged to apply for a licence and undergo a classification process based on certain requirements that include quality standards, amenities, health and safety regulations, accessibility criteria, code of conduct and environmental sustainability.

A self-assessment form is required to be completed and submitted with the License Issuance application.

Holiday Homes Self-Assessment Checklist_EN

Holiday Homes Self-Assessment Checklist_AR

The new licensing process guarantees that international best practices are adopted by home owners, offering transparency, safety and consistency to the sector as well as peace of mind to visitors seeking to explore Qatar and experience the country's unparalleled hospitality.

The below manual presents the structure and criteria of Holiday Homes classification system for the State of Qatar. This system plays a central role in the continued drive of establishing Qatar as a leading destination in terms of quality and hospitality. 

Holiday Homes Classification Manual in English

Holiday Homes Classification Manual in Arabic

Holiday Homes Circular 2021

How to apply
1. Step

Apply online

Qatar Tourism has upgraded its system to facilitate the new license applications for owners and authorized tenants who can now apply for a Holiday Homes license through the e-Services portal. Apply online through a seamless process and find all steps in detail.

             

 

2. Step

Where to list your property

List your holiday home with ease. There are various platforms where you can safely and successfully list your property through a number of simple steps. Please find below a few recommendations along with useful visuals.

Booking.com

Holiday Homes

Tripadvisor

Holiday Homes

Vrbo

Holiday Homes
Holiday Homes