Useful Numbers To Contact For Expats With Jobs In Qatar

On 21 Nov 2021

Useful Numbers To Contact For Expats With Jobs In Qatar

When staying in Qatar for a short or long period of time, it is important to know who to call in case of an emergency. This list of important helplines in Qatar will help you stay prepared.

Here’s a directory of every contact you need if you are one of the expatriates who have acquired job opportunities in Qatar and who are currently living in the country for work.


Contact No.


 Emergency Helpline


 This number connects you to the local police, fire, ambulance, and road and traffic emergency services

 Emergency and trauma centres:

 Hamad Hospital 

 Al Wakra Hospital (Adults)


Al Wakra Hospital (Children)

Women's Hospital

Heart Hospital


The Cuban Hospital (Adults)


The Cuban Hospital Adults (Children) 


Al Khor Hospital


HMC Hotline Advisory


Qatar Poison Centre


 4439 5777

 4011 4314

 4011 4636 / 4011   4637/ 4011 4638

 4439 3296


 4439 5474 / 4439 5475


  4015 7844


 4015 7858


 4474 5654


 4439 6066


 4003 1111


A 24-hour telephone advice facility to help you with health queries related to your child


Gives advice and support if someone's accidentally taken or been exposed to a poisonous substance

Local Directory



Worldwide Emergency Number



Recruitment Department – MADLSA

 4440 6370

For anything related to jobs in Qatar and Qatar Labour

Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs 


For your employment-related concerns including raising a complaint against your employer.


Read also: 11 Options to File Labour Complaint: 2021 Jobs in Qatar Guide




Directorate of Immigration, Passports and Naturalization



Traffic and Patrol Police department

 489 0666


International Calls Inquiries



Hamad Medical Corporation Contact Centre

 4439 5777


Ooredoo Customer Service No.



Doha Time



Vodafone Customer Service No.



KAHRAMAA Call Center



Internet Service



General Authority of Customs



Weather Forecast

 44480444 / 9001009


Hamad International Airport



Qatar Airways



Delayed Cargo Committee Hotline



Consumer Protection



Reporting Environmental Violations



Ministry of Transport and Communications



Protection and Social Rehabilitation Center (Aman)


For women and children who have experienced domestic violence or abuse, and need support

Ministry of Education and Higher Education Hotline “Ya Aunak”



Public Works Authority (Ashghal)



HMC Customer Service “Nesma’ak”

Customer Service



Ministry of Education and Higher Education



Health Centers Visitors Helpline “Hayyak”



Ministry of Commerce and Industry Call Center



Ministry of Municipality and Environment



Qatar Radio and Television



Fortunately, most emergency services in Qatar are open 24 hours a day and offer services in multiple languages; including Arabic, English, French, Chinese, Tagalog, and Urdu.

All emergency services in Qatar are provided free of charge to whoever needs them.

Emergency terms and phrases in Qatar for your reference

English is widely spoken in Qatar, however, it is always helpful to learn a few phrases in Arabic, especially when in case of an emergency. Here are some you might want to remember:

I am sick – ana mareed

Hospital – mustashfaa

Police station – markaz al shurta

Help me – saa danee

Medicine – dawa

Doctor – duktuur

Internal security - Lekhwiya

Rescue police - Al Fazaa

I lost my passport – faqadat jawazee

The Qatari government has also launched an app, called Metrash2, which allows you to report crimes, get information, and contact the police.

Note: For callers outside Qatar, the country code is +974 and the Qatar / Dialing code is 00974.

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