How to Verify Employment Contract in Doha, Qatar

It is important to verify your employment contract as an OFW in Doha, Qatar because it helps make sure that your work record and employer record are updated. The Philippines is responsible for its Filipino citizens abroad and it’s good that you have a record in the government system that shows that you are working legally for a specific employer. So please follow the guidelines below on the contract verification process if you are based in the state of Qatar.

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To begin, you must first become a verified OFW and an automatic member of OWWA. Contract verification is also required to obtain an OEC.

Furthermore, if you are a member of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), your name is already on the OFW list. They will see that you are a registered OFW and provide the required assistance if problems arise.

Due to the pandemic, you must always wear a face mask and use social distance when visiting the POLO Doha, Qatar office. In this article, you’ll learn about the process and guidelines for obtaining an Employment Contract Verification in Doha, Qatar.

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  • Filipino workers that have changed jobs onsite and are registered with POEA.
  • Filipinos working in Doha, Qatar without a POEA record.
  • Filipino nationals who have been authorized for an employment visa by the Immigration Department.
  • Change of employer and/or name of employer for the first time in the Doha, Qatar (for example, from a tourist or from another nation).
  • Household service workers (HSWs) (contract verification is every 2-year renewal for Doha, Qatar citizen sponsor and every year for the foreign national sponsor).
  • Others are on a fixed-term contract (this needs a contract verified every renewal).


Individual Contract Verification for Domestic Workers

  1. Standard employment contract for HSWs duly completed and signed by the sponsor.
  2. 2 copies of HSW Passport
  3. 2 copies of the sponsor’s Qatar ID
  4. 2 copies of HSW’s Qatar ID
  5. 1 copy of HSW’s health card
  6. Employer’s Certificate of Employment (HSWs who transferred to another employer within Qatar).
  7. Exceptional Entry Permit for anyone who left Qatar prior to July 12, 2021 (due to the present health situation)

Individual Contract Verification for Skilled / Company Workers

  1. Original copy of employment contract with MADSLA stamp/QR code
  2. 2 passport copies (valid for at least six (6) months from the planned travel date)
  3. Qatar Identification Card in two copies
  4. Salary Certificate/Employment Certificate/Recent Payslip (2 months)
  5. Recent bank statements (indicating salary over the last two months)
  6. Exceptional Entry Permit for anyone who left Qatar prior to July 12, 2021 (due to the present health situation)
  7. Valid Labor Card/Work Permit for people who are actively employed but are sponsored by their family or husband

Contract Verification Process in Qatar

Please follow the guidelines below on the step-by-step process of contract verification in Qatar

Step 1: Click the link to register here –

Step 2: Fill in all required information and click the Sign Up button.

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Step 3: Open your e-mail to confirm your registration and activate it.

Step 4: Proceed to Appointment Online Booking and log in to your account after confirming your registration here –

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Step 5: After logging in click RESOURCE, then Contract Verification.

Step 6: Click SERVICES, then Company/Skilled Worker or Household Worker (HSW) from the drop-down menu.

Step 7: Choose your preferred date and time.

Note: NOT FULL means green and FULL means red.

Once all slots are taken, additional slots will become available on the 15th of each month for the next month (E.g. June 15 for July slots, July 15 for August slots).

Step 5: After you choose your preferred date and time you will receive an email confirming the scheduling of your appointment.

Step 6: On your appointment date, go to POLO Doha, Qatar. Show to the assigned security personnel a screenshot of the approved appointment, your original valid passport, and your ID.

Step 7: The assigned security personnel will check your name to the list of approved appointments for the day. To avoid long lines, bring the complete set of requirements.

Step 8: Get a token number from the assigned personnel and proceed to the receiving counter for document evaluation.

Step 9: Pay the QR 40.00 verification fee and wait for your verified contract to be released.

Procedural Guidance

  • No Appointment, No Entry
  • To avoid any delays, bring all required documents in a COMPLETE set.
  • Feel free to message Sunday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for an urgent appointment on contract verification.

Video: OFW’s Contract Verification in Qatar

For tips and step-by-step tutorials on how to get your Employment Contract Verification in POLO Doha, Qatar, check out our fellow kababayan ClintYengYouTube video guide below.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any further questions regarding “How to Verify Employment Contract in Doha, Qatar”, see the list of frequently asked questions and answers below.

1. What is Employment Contract Verification?

Employment Contract Verification verifies that the OFW has a job and an employer, and that the contract conditions match the POEA and host government’s minimum requirements.

2. Is it possible to get OEC without a verified contract?

A verified employment contract is the most important requirement for the issue of an OEC. Only the POLO or the POEA can provide verification services.

3. How long does contract verification take?

When you pay the verification fee, you can get your contract verification the same day.

4. Can I skip getting employment contract verification?

No, you can’t skip getting your employment contract verification because it’s one of the first steps in getting your OEC.

5. Can I go to the POLO Doha, Qatar office directly to verify my employment contract?

No, entering the Doha, Qatar office requires a pre-booked appointment. You can book an appointment online.

6. What is the POLO Doha, Qatar office hour?

The POLO office in Doha, Qatar is open Sunday to Thursday 8:00 am to 4:00pm.

7. What is the POLO Doha, Qatar hotline number?

You can reach the POLO Doha, Qatar office at (+974) 4488-3858; 4486 8001; 4486 1220; 5054 0707; 3003 2248; 3030 4778; 3160 4400.

8. What is the email address of POLO Doha, Qatar?

The email address of POLO Doha, Qatar is

9. How much does it cost to process employment contract verification?

The processing fee for employment contract verification is QR 40.00.


The POEA must verify an OFW’s employment contract before an OEC can be issued in Doha, Qatar. Before visiting the POLO Doha, Qatar office to verify the employment contract, the OFW must make an appointment.

On the POLO Doha website, you’ll find everything you need to know about Employment Contract Verification. You must carefully follow the processes in order to obtain all of the benefits associated with being an OFW.

Please follow the steps mentioned above to get your Employment Contract Verification in Doha, Qatar. We hope that this guide has helped you in some way. If you have any questions or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the POLO office for more details.

Contact Information

POLO-Doha, Qatar
Address: Building No. 17, Street No. 908, Zone No. 66, Ad Dawhah Municipality
Official website:
Contact number/s: (+974) 4488-3858 | 4486 8001 | 4486 1220 | 5054 0707 | 3003 2248 | 3030 4778 | 3160 4400
Office Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm (no lunch breaks).
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