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Passport Services
Apply for or renew a U.S. Passport

Please note that due to the recent increase in COVID-19 infections in Qatar, the U.S. Embassy has suspended all routine consular services, including American Citizens Services (ACS) appointments through January 20, 2022. The ACS Unit will continue to handle emergency cases.  If a U.S. citizen needs a passport for travel happening in the next 14 days, they should email ACSDoha@state.gov with the scanned documentation showing that their trip has been booked and paid in full.  If travel is more than two weeks away, passport applicants may schedule a passport appointment via the link below.  Notarial services are suspended, except for passport renewal consent forms (DS-3053 “Statement of Consent” for minor passport applications).  If you require an appointment to sign a DS-3053 urgently, please email ACSDoha@state.gov with a brief explanation of the situation.  We will resume routine services as soon as we are able to do so safely. 

Note

Passport applicants are required to complete an online form and print it out for submission.

 

 

Attention:

New entry requirements for travelers to the United States go into effect on November 8. Before planning any travel, please visit the CDC’s website detailing requirements and the Department of State’s FAQ page on the changes.

Covid-19

Governments around the world, including Qatar, continue to make changes to public health and travel policies in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Embassy recommends that U.S. citizens in Qatar remain vigilant regarding these policies.

Apply for a U.S. Passport in Qatar

For information on how to apply for a passport, please use the passport wizard. The wizard will ask you a series of simple questions and help you make an appointment or use our Quick Drop Renewal if you are eligible.

The processing time for routine passport renewals is 2-3 weeks. If you are traveling within the next two weeks, please follow the instructions in the passport wizard.

Reasonable Accommodation

If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment.  We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions.  Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.

Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:

  • If you require a private appointment due to a medical condition or disability, we may schedule an alternative time for you to come in for your interview.
  • If you or your child has special needs that requires a private appointment in a quiet space without distractions, we may schedule an alternative time for you or your family to come in for your interview.
  • If you are unable to speak, you may be allowed to respond to questions in an agreed-upon nonverbal manner such as using pen and paper.
  • If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you may bring a sign language interpreter to translate during the interview if needed.
  • If you have low vision, we may provide you with communications in large print.
  • If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.
  • Interview waivers are only granted in extreme situations, such as having a medical condition that requires flying in an air ambulance.

The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.

Please contact U.S. Travel Docs at support-Qatar@state.gov or +974-4423-1248 to request reasonable accommodation for a visa interview.

Your request will be forwarded to the U.S. Embassy.