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

We 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 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.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Qatar and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +974 4496 2000. If you’re 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’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

British Embassy Doha can only provide a very limited range of notarial and documentary services. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

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

Ajay Sharma 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

Office Hours:
Sunday to Wednesday, 0800 to 1500hrs (Local)
Thursday, 0800 to 1300hrs (Local)

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

The Consular Section is closed to personal callers on the 27th & 31st October. In an emergency, or should you require assistance, please call 00974 4496 2000.

Department of International Trade enquiries:
Visa International Enquiry Service:

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:

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