Transferring Sponsorships of Employees in Qatar
If you want to employ an expatriate who is already employed in Qatar, then the employee has to:
- transfer his/her sponsorship from the current or previous employer to you/your business
- cancel his/her original sponsorship and undergo the same process as if employed for the first time in Qatar, that is, leave Qatar and then re-enter on an employment visa. (Click here to read the steps of hiring employees)
The transfer of sponsorship is subject to various conditions and several documents are required as part of the process. These conditions and documents are outlined below.