Doha is home to the British Embassy in Qatar. If you live in the Middle East and need assistance then you should contact the British embassy in Doha. We have listed the contact details below with telephone numbers, street address and also a map to the embassy.
If you are planing on visiting the UK then you can apply for a tourist visa or visitors visa while in Qatar. You can also apply for a educational visa if you are planning on studying at a college or university in the UK. always email or call the embassy before you visit to ensure that they are open. Note that most embassies in the Middle East close on Fridays but are open on Sundays. If you are an expat you can also register a birth or marriage and you can also apply for a letter of no impediment or apply for a new British passport. Note the embassy is close to the Turkish Embassy and Thai Embassy in Qatar up the road if you get lost.
British Embassy Doha
Embassy Office hours: Sunday to Thursday 08:00- 15:30
The Embassy will be closed for all business, except emergencies affecting British nationals, on the following days:
|Tuesday 1st January||New Year’s Day|
|Thursday 28th March||In Lieu of Good Friday|
|Sunday 31st March||Easter Sunday|
|Sunday 5th May||In Lieu of Early May Bank Holiday (May 6th)|
|Sunday 26th May||In Lieu of Late May Bank Holiday|
|Thursday 8th August||Provisional date of Eid al Fitr*|
|Sunday 11th August||Provisional date of Eid al Fitr*|
|Monday 12th August||Provisional date of Eid al Fitr*|
|Tuesday 15th October||Provisional Date of Eid al Adha*|
|Wednesday 16th October||Provisional Date of Eid al Adha*|
|Thursday 17th October||Provisional Date of Eid al Adha*|
|Wednesday 18th December||Qatar National Day|
|Wednesday 25th December||Christmas Day|
|Thursday 26th December||Boxing Day|
*Expected dates of both holidays, although actual dates may move depending upon sighting of the moon.