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  • Embassy Closed November 25 & 26, 2015
    The U.S. Embassy is closed on November 25, 2015 due to weather conditions and on November 26, 2015 for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.  No routine Visa or American Citizen Services will be available.  Applicants should reschedule appointments online.  Pick up of issued visas and U.S. citizenship documents will re-commence on Sunday, November 29, 2015. 
  • Ambassador's Fake Social Media Accounts

    Fake Social Media Accounts Claiming to be Ambassador Dana Shell Smith
    We have recently been made aware of fake social media accounts claiming to be Ambassador Dana Shell Smith.  These accounts purporting to be Ambassador Smith were used in attempts to scam people out of money and are fake.  If you are contacted by someone claiming to be the Ambassador and who asks for money, please do not respond and never promise money or favors to someone who contacts you in this manner.
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  • US Alumni Network of Qatar