Check the FCO travel advice before traveling overseas and take the contact details of the nearest embassy or high commission with you.
Before traveling overseas make sure you read the Foreign Office travel advice to get up-to-date information on safety and security, health, entry requirements and the local laws and customs for your destination.
You can find contact details and opening hours for British embassies and high commissions at our Worldwide sites page.
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