Office access and opening times

Public holidays and information about accessing the British Embassy Doha

Public holidays

The Embassy will be closed for all business, except emergencies affecting British nationals, on the following days:

Date Holiday
Monday 1 January New Year’s Day
Thursday 29 March In Lieu of Good Friday (30 March)
Sunday 1 April In Lieu of Easter Monday (2 April)
Sunday 6 May In Lieu of Early May Bank Holiday (7 May)
Sunday 27 May In Lieu of Spring Bank Holiday (28 May)
Sunday 17 June Provisional date of Eid al Fitr*
Monday 18 June Provisional date of Eid al Fitr*
Tuesday 19 June Provisional date of Eid al Fitr*
Tuesday 21 August Provisional date of Eid al Adha*
Wednesday 22 August Provisional date of Eid al Adha*
Thursday 23 August Provisional date of Eid al Adha*
Tuesday18 December Qatar National Day
Tuesday 25 December Christmas Day
Wednesday 26 December Boxing Day

*Expected dates of both holidays, although actual dates may move depending upon sighting of the moon.

Disabled access

Adaptive (Disabled) Parking:

There are reserved parking spaces for disabled visitors in the Embassy’s internal car park. For security purposes visitors wishing to make use of such a space must contact the Embassy at least 24-hours before their visit in order that appropriate security checks can be completed to assist with access to the Embassy.

Adaptive (Disabled) Access:

There is direct access to the Embassy for disabled visitors from the Embassy car park. Visitors with mobility or visual impairments are requested to call the Embassy in advance of their visit in order that we can assist access to the Embassy through our security turnstiles.