The government works to promote and protect UK interests internationally, and works with other countries to make progress on issues of mutual concern like trade, climate change, security and economic development.

Detailed guides

  1. How to buy property in Cyprus

    How to buy property legally in Cyprus and what you should do if you things go wrong. Read more

  2. Embargoes and sanctions on West African States

    Information on embargoes on West African States and how to apply for an export licence. Read more

  3. Notarial and documentary services guide for El Salvador

    Documents, certificates, letters and notes available from the Honorary British Consul in San Salvador. Read more

  4. Embargoes and sanctions on the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Information on embargoes on the Democratic Republic of Congo, and how to apply for an export licence. Read more

  5. Embargoes and sanctions on Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)

    Information on embargoes on Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) and how to apply for an export licence. Read more