The British Embassy in Qatar maintains and develops relations between the UK and Qatar.

Our work covers a range of issues including trade and investment, education, culture, development, energy and climate security and defence.

Find out more on our UK and Qatar news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Qatar. You can access UK government services while in Qatar.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and current state of emergency, the Consular Section is only able to provide limited services to customers by appointment. You can contact our consular section on +974 4496 2000 (available 24/7). Details of your appointment will be confirmed to you by a member of consular staff over the telephone.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Qatar, see our Qatar travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you’re in Qatar and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +974 4496 2000 (available 24/7).

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an 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 travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

With immediate effect we will no longer be offering notarial & document services. We have been working hard to provide a normal level of service to our customers but with the ever changing developments of COVID-19 we have to make adjustments to our services for the safety of both customers and staff. Should you have a consular query please use our contact form. If you think you have an urgent need for a notarial service, please contact 00974 4496 2000.

Police Clearance Certificates

British Embassy Doha does not issue Police Clearance Certificates.

Follow our guidance on how to obtain a certificate from the UK.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees Qatar.

Our people

Jonathan Wilks CMG

British Ambassador to Qatar

Contact us

British Embassy Doha, main contact

British Embassy,
West Bay
Dafna Area, Onaiza Zone 66, Al Shabab Street.
PO Box 3 Doha

+974 4496 2000

+974 4496 2086

Please note that Consular Appointments are currently suspended. Should you have an urgent need for an emergency travel document or one of our notarial services, please call 00974 4496 2000, option 2 for Consular.

The Consular Section is no longer accepting any walk in appointments. To visit the British Embassy you will need to make a confirmed appointment in advance of your visit. Do not make any plans to travel to the Embassy until this appointment has been confirmed to you.

For urgent assistance, please contact the Consular Section on +974 4496 2000 (available 24/7). Details of your appointment will be confirmed to you by a member of consular staff over the telephone.

Please note we are currently experiencing a high volume of calls and there may be a delay in being able to answer your call.

Use our contact form for general consular enquiries:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email

Department of International Trade enquiries:
Visa International Enquiry Service:

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