Executive Order on Visas

On March 15, 2017, the United States District Court in Hawaii issued a ruling barring the Department from implementing Sections 2 and 6 of Executive Order 13780 suspending visa issuance and entry into the United States of certain individuals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.  On March 16, 2017, a federal district court for the District of Maryland separately issued a ruling barring the Department from implementing Section 2(c) of the same Executive Order.  As holds on the Executive Orders remain in effect,  U.S. Embassy Doha continues to process visas for nationals of the six countries as before.  The Department continues to suspend implementation of provisions of the Executive Order, as required by the relevant court orders.

For more information, please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/news.html

We will continue to revise this site with any updates as information becomes available.

If you have other questions regarding your visa application, you may contact: Consulardoha@state.gov