Here’s a list of Metrobank remittance partners in Qatar:
You can ask these remittance partners if they can help you open a Metrobank OFW account while in Qatar. Bring your IDs and money for processing. If they offer account opening, you will get your atm card and/or passbook after about one month.
Al Dar for Exchange Works
PO Box 24451 Doha
Al Fardan Exchange Co. W.L.L.
PO Box 339 Doha
Al Mana Exchange
124 Airport Road Al Mana Tower Doha
Al Sadd Exchange
PO Box 17127 Doha
Al Zaman Exchange W.L.L.
Souq Najada, Doha
PO Box 23497
City Exchange Co.
Souq Najada Pb No 16081
Gulf Exchange Co.
PO Box 4847 Doha
Habib Qatar International Exchange Ltd.
PO Box 1188, Doha
Islamic Exchange Co. W.L.L.
Souq Najada Ali Bin
Abdulla Door, Doha
PO Box 2731
International Money Transfer Partners of Metrobank
Prabha Money Transfer
Transfast Worldwide Money Transfer
CASH Express Worldwide Money Transfer
XPRESS Money Global Money Transfer
Representative Offices of Metrobank in Qatar
You can ask the marketing officers about opening a Metrobank account while in Qatar, and which Metrobank remittance partners in Qatar are offering an account opening service. Ask also about ATM card activation.
Gulf Exchange Co.
Flat No. 6, Building No. 32, Zone 26,
Street 830, Najma Area, Doha, Qatar
Marketing Officer: Daniel Mana-ay
Email Addresses: email@example.com
Mobile No.: (974) 5576-1899
Fax No.: (974) 44811584
Al Dar For Exchange
5th Floor, Flat No. 10, Rako Bldg.
Bin Mahmoud Doha, Qatar
Email Addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mobile No.: +97433834747
How Many Filipinos Are There in Qatar?
There are around 205,000 Filipinos in Qatar, as of 2013, according to the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO). Qatar is No. 9 on the CFO list of countries with the biggest number of overseas Filipinos.
There are two Philippine schools in Qatar that cater to the educational needs of the children of Filipinos in Qatar. Both are authorized by the Philippine Department of Education (Deped) and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) of Qatar.
Philippine School Doha (PSD)
— offers STEM and Accountancy, Business, and Management (ABM) programs
Philippine International School-Qatar (PISQ)
— offers Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS) programs