British Embassy Doha, main contact
Dafna Area, Onaiza Zone 66, Al Shabab Street.
PO Box 3 Doha
Telephone: +974 4496 2000
Fax: +974 4496 2086
Sunday to Wednesday, 0800 to 1500hrs (Local)
Thursday, 0800 to 1300hrs (Local)
Please direct all consular enquiries to:
If you need to visit the British Embassy for a consular issue, you may need to make an appointment. For all notarial and documentary services an appointment must be made in advance of your visit.
Please visit the Notarial and Documentary services section for detailed guidance: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/notarial-and-documentary-services-guide-for-qatar.
Department of International Trade enquiries:
Visa International Enquiry Service:
The British Embassy Doha maintains and develops relations between the UK and Qatar.
The British Embassy Doha work on a wide range of issues, including the future of the European Union, EU enlargement and completing the single market, climate change, science and innovation co-operation, foreign policy challenges and defence and police co-operation.
Find out more on their UK and Qatar news page, here: https://www.gov.uk/world/qatar/news. The British Embassy Doha provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Qatar. You can access UK Government services while in Qatar, here: https://www.gov.uk/world/qatar.
If you are in Qatar and you need urgent help (for example, you have been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +974 4496 2000. If you are in the UK and worried about a British national in Qatar, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
You can apply for an emergency travel document if you are abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you cannot get a new or replacement passport in time to travel, here: https://www.gov.uk/emergency-travel-document.
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact the British Embassy Doha as soon as possible, here: https://www.gov.uk/world/organisations/british-embassy-doha#contact-us.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel, here: https://www.gov.uk/renew-adult-passport.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you are not sure, check if you are a British citizen, here: https://www.gov.uk/check-british-citizen.
If you are not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact the British Embassy Doha to apply for an emergency travel document, here: https://www.gov.uk/world/organisations/british-embassy-doha#contact-us.
Once you have contacted them, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at British Embassy Doha, here: https://www.consular-appointments.service.gov.uk
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
The British Embassy Doha can only provide a very limited range of notarial and documentary services. See the full list of notarial and documentary services they provide, here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/notarial-and-documentary-services-guide-for-qatar.
Police Clearance Certificates
The British Embassy Doha does not issue Police Clearance Certificates.
Follow their guidance on how to obtain a certificate from the UK, see: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/639
The British Embassy Doha charge fees for some of their services. See the full list of consular fees Qatar, here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/qatar-consular-fees.