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)

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:

Department of International Trade enquiries:
Visa International Enquiry Service:

Public holidays

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

Date Holiday
Sunday 1 January New Year’s Day
Thursday 13 April In Lieu of Good Friday (14 April)
Sunday 16 April In Lieu of Easter Monday (17 April)
Sunday 30 April In Lieu of Early May Bank Holiday (1 May)
Sunday 28 May In Lieu of Spring Bank Holiday (29 May)
Sunday 25 June Provisional date of Eid al Fitr*
Monday 26 June Provisional date of Eid al Fitr*
Tuesday 27 June Provisional date of Eid al Fitr*
Sunday 3 September Provisional date of Eid al Adha*
Monday 4 September Provisional date of Eid al Adha*
Tuesday 5 September Provisional date of Eid al Adha*
Monday 18 December Qatar National Day
Monday 25 December Christmas Day
Tuesday 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.