U.S. Citizen Services

Welcome to the American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Qatar. We provide information and assistance to U.S. citizens residing in or traveling in Qatar. If you have a question or comment for our ACS Unit, please contact us.

We have resumed scheduling notary and passport appointments online. You may click HERE to schedule an appointment online now.

For more details read more here.


Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Recovery from COVID-19 for All Air Passengers Arriving in the United States

On January 12, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an Order requiring all air passengers, including U.S. citizens, arriving to the United States from a foreign country to get tested no more than three days before their flight departs.  Travelers must provide proof of the negative result or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 to the airline before boarding the flight.  Testing is required regardless of vaccination status.  This Order will go into effect on January 26, 2021.  Travelers departing from Qatar should contact their health care provider to determine where they can be tested.  Contact information for Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) health center is available here and a list of local hospitals and physicians is available on the U.S. Embassy website.

Please see the latest information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization at the following links:

Embassy COVID-19 Information

Center for Disease Control

World Health Organization

For More Information

  1. Visit the State Department’s travel website for Travel Advisories and Alerts and Qatar Country Specific Information.
  2. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  3. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
  4. Third Party Attendance at Passport and CRBA Appointment Interviews – For more details please read here.

Alerts and Messages

See all Messages and Alerts for U.S. Visitors to Qatar.