Voting Deadline Approaching

There’s still time to vote from abroad! The Department of State is now advising voters to send ballots by October 15th, 2020.  Look closely at the guidance for voting in your home state, as some offer submissions by email and fax in addition to traditional mail.  If your state requires you to return paper voting forms or …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Doha, Qatar

U.S. Embassy Doha Message for U.S. Citizens September 24, 2020 Qatar is in Phase Four, Part Two of its planned reopening related to COVID-19.  Qatar continues to implement new measures related to reopening.  Many businesses including restaurants, gyms, schools and mosques are open, but safety measures, including limits on the number of people gathering and …

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COVID-19 Information

U.S. Embassy Doha Message for U.S. Citizens September 16, 2020   On September 15, 2020 Qatar entered Part 2 of Phase 4 of its planned reopening.  The most notable changes are: An increase in cinema and theater capacity to 30%.  No children are permitted in theaters at this time. A reduction in the capacity of …

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information The government of Qatar has confirmed that there are active COVID-19 cases in the country. The government of Qatar has announced that the Ehteraz application must installed on smartphones when leaving the home. There are limits on how many people may be allowed in a car at one time. Sports may only be …

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information The government of Qatar has confirmed that there are active COVID-19 cases in the country. The government of Qatar is encouraging teleworking in most government agencies. All schools and universities are suspended, though online learning may be continuing depending on the school. Pharmacies and grocery stores remain open. The government of Qatar has …

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information The government of Qatar has confirmed that there are active COVID-19 cases in the country. The government of Qatar is encouraging teleworking in most government agencies. All schools and universities are suspended, though online learning may be continuing depending on the school. Pharmacies and grocery stores remain open. The government of Qatar has …

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information The government of Qatar has confirmed that there are active COVID-19 cases in the country. The government of Qatar is encouraging teleworking in most government agencies. All schools and universities are suspended, though online learning may be continuing depending on the school. Most public places, including parks, museums, and public transportation are closed. …

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information The government of Qatar has confirmed that there are active COVID-19 cases in the country. The government of Qatar is encouraging teleworking in most government agencies. All schools and universities are suspended, though online learning may be continuing depending on the school. Most public places, including parks, museums, and public transportation are closed. …

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Release of U.S. Government Action Plan to Support the International Response to COVID-19

Release of U.S. Government Action Plan to Support the International Response to COVID-19 (April 16, 2020) https://www.state.gov/release-of-u-s-government-action-plan-to-support-the-international-response-to-covid-19/ In collaboration with U.S. departments and agencies, the Department of State is releasing the U.S. Government Action Plan to Support the International Response to COVID-19. Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action, the United States continues …

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Limited Passport Services Due to COVID-19

U.S. Department of State passport processing centers in the United States are currently unable to process new, full-validity passport applications due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  For urgent cases–such as U.S. citizens with expired U.S. passports who wish to return to the United States, or families with newborn U.S. citizens without passports–U.S. citizens should contact ACSDoha@state.gov …

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: Qatar has 1,325 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 3 COVID-19 deaths as of April 4, 2020 ( Ministry of Public Health ). The government of Qatar has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including permitting only Qatari citizens to enter the country.  At this time, U.S. citizens may still depart and transit Qatar.  …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  [09/17/20] Country-Specific Information: On September 15, 2020 Qatar entered Part 2 of Phase 4 of its planned reopening.  Changes include: An increase in cinema and theater capacity to 30%. Theaters will continue to take precautionary measures in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Theaters must only allow the entrance of adults 18 …

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Government of Qatar Suspends Entry

Health Alert – Government of Qatar Suspends Entry (March 16, 2020) Location:  Qatar Event:  The Government of Qatar has suspended all entry to Qatar for non-Qatari citizens for a period of two weeks, with possible extensions.  U.S. citizens should contact their airlines to change their flights accordingly.  Cargo flights, passengers departing Qatar, and transit passengers are …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Doha, Qatar

Location:  Qatar Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. The government of Qatar has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Qatar

Location: Qatar Event: The U.S. Embassy in Qatar advises all U.S. citizens of heightened tensions in the region. U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness. For additional information, please read the most recent Worldwide Caution message dated January 15, 2019 below and read our Country …

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Discover America Festival 2019 – EVENTS

The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the 2019 Discover America Festival – where we bring the best of American innovation and culture to Qatar.  The Festival will feature a jam-packed week of events to explore American innovation, business, music, consumer products, food, and films.  All events are open to the public, and the U.S. Embassy …

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Travel Advisory for Qatar

Level 1: Exercise Normal Precaution for Qatar Due to risks to civil aviation operating within the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman region, including Qatar, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) and/or a Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR). For more information U.S. citizens should consult the Federal Aviation Administration’s Prohibitions, Restrictions and Notices . If …

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Security Alert: Worldwide Caution – U.S. Embassy Doha, Qatar

Event: As the summer travel season begins, the U.S. Embassy would like to remind U.S. citizens of the ongoing Worldwide Caution, repeated below. Location: Worldwide Action to take: This latest update to the Department of State’s Worldwide Caution provides U.S. citizens with general information regarding terrorist activities, political violence and criminal activity that transpire abroad, as well …

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Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Section Closure due to Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

U.S. Embassy Doha Routine Message for U.S. Citizens The Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Qatar will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, for routine consular services due to the passing of former President George H.W. Bush.  The Consular Section will reopen for normal operations on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Assistance: •    …

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Discover America Festival 2018 – EVENTS

The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the 2018 Discover America Festival – where we bring the best of American innovation and culture to Qatar.  The Festival will feature a jam-packed week of events to explore American innovation, fashion, business, music, consumer products, food, and films.  All events are open to the public, and the U.S. …

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Discover America Festival 2017 – EVENTS

 The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that the Discover America Festival is underway in Doha with a variety of events, activities and special promotions that will take place throughout the city for the next three weeks.  The festival is in its third consecutive year, and with support from the U.S. Embassy’s many partners, …

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Beware of Tender Scam

WARNING  – The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of an ongoing scam that fraudulently uses the Embassy’s name and logos to target businesses for payments of false contracts.  If your business receives a tender request from a  “Michelle Collins, Embassy of the United States”  or from any of the following email addresses:  usa@embassytenderdep.com  or usa@embassytenders.com  or  info@embassytendersdep.com

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