Should you need emergency assistance for a medical, fire or traffic crisis, dial 999. In case of a serious emergency and explain the situation to the call handler. Before or while contacting emergency assistance, please ensure to have the details of the blue address plate of the location where you require assistance to ensure swift response or rescue.

Alternatively, you may visit Hamad General Hospital Emergency Department for a medical emergency and inform the staff of your condition on arrival.

Emergency Services


Police, Fire and Ambulance 999

Worldwide emergency (from mobile phones) 112

Emergency Services for the Deaf 992

Traffic Patrol Police Department (Madinat Khalifa) 2344 4444

Paediatric Emergency Centres (PEC)

Airport (Matar Qadeem) 4467 7671

Al Daayen (Al Khor Coastal Road) 4423 3801

Al Rayyan (Al Furousiya Street) 4481 5447

Al Sadd (Suhaim bin Hamad Street) 4439 6020

Al Shamal (Al Ruwais) 4027 3000

Roadside and Break Down Assistance

Mowasalat Taxi 4458 8888

Qatar Assist 5545 5252

Important Numbers

General Information

Qatar Meteorology Department 4448 0444

Local Time 140


Hamad International Airport (HIA) 4010 6666

Airport Security 4010 9555

Airport Fire and Medical Emergency 4010 9222

For more on travel and airport information, see Traveller Information in this section. 

Animals In the event of a pet emergency, see Pets in the Living in Qatar section.  

Foreign Embassies 

See Foreign Embassies in this section.

Health Enquiries

Hayyak (Primary Health Care Corporation) 107

Health Unified Contact Center (COVID-19) 16000

Nesma’ak (Hamad Medical Corporation) 16060  

Government Entities

Baladiya 184

Consumer Protection 800 5000

Government Call Centre (Hukoomi) 109

iParks 4406 9955

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) 4473 3333

Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) 155

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MECC) 16600

Ministry of Foreign Affairs 4011 1111

Ministry of Interior (MOI) 236 7111/6666

Ministry of Justice (MOJ) 137

Ministry of Labour (MOL) 16008

Ministry of Social Development and Family (MSDF) 4028 8852

Ministry of Transport (MOT) 16016

MOI eServices and Metrash2 234 2000

National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) 4404 8844

Public Works Authority (Ashghal) 188

Qatar Post (QPost) 4446 4000

Report Environmental Violations 998

Supreme Judiciary Council 16007

Telecom and Communications

Directory Assistance 180

International Calls Inquiry 150

Ooredoo 111

Vodafone 800 7110

Traffic and Minor Accidents

General Directorate of Traffic 234 4444

Madinat Khalifa Traffic & Investigation 2344 4499       


Kahramaa (electricity and water) 991

Taxi, Limousines and Metro

See Getting Around Qatar in this section.