This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.


Recognition of UK degrees and professional qualifications

in Qatar

Trade barrier summary

Although distance learning is recognised in Qatar, it is governed by a set of regulations which includes a list of approved Universities and guidance for approved courses. Degree-equivalent professional qualifications are also currently not recognised in Qatar. Qualification recognition can affect UK companies' ability to recruit the most suitable person for a job in Qatar.

Sectors affected

  • Construction
  • Education and training



Date reported

28 May 2019

Last updated

25 November 2021

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