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MASCOT MESSAGE: American Citizens Services During the FIFA World Cup
August 9, 2022

Message for U.S. Citizens: American Citizens Services During the FIFA World Cup [08/09/2022]


Embassy Doha will be closed for routine American Citizens Services from November 13, 2022 to January 2, 2023 due to the FIFA World Cup. This includes passport and notary services. Embassy Doha will not be able to accommodate any passport renewals for individuals traveling for tourism purposes unless it is for medical or humanitarian reasons. During this time period, only emergency appointments and services will be provided.

We encourage individuals to renew their passport now if needed. Adults in Qatar renewing their passports with form DS-82 can pay online. Eligible applicants may submit payment via U.S. or international credit or debit card, electronic funds transfer from a U.S.-based bank account, Amazon Pay, or Pay Pal. Adults renewing their passports at U.S. Embassy Doha will no longer require an appointment and can use our new quick drop service. Use our Passport Appointment Wizard to see if you are eligible. Appointments for minor children can also be scheduled using the Passport Appointment Wizard.


o    U.S. Embassy Doha

o     State Department – Consular Affairs