Victim of crime abroad

Guidance on what you can do and who to contact if you are a victim of crime abroad.



Information for British nationals who are the victims of crime abroad. This Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office guide sets out some options you may wish to consider, with contact information for organisations that may be able to help.

Published 30 July 2011
Last updated 5 October 2021 + show all updates
  1. Section 2.2 updated with new information on reporting a crime committed abroad.

  2. Updated format and new information

  3. First published.