We are a bridge between the UK and Jordan, working to bring peace, stability, security and prosperity to the people of both countries.

We develop and maintain relations between the United Kingdom and Jordan. We deal with a wide range of political, aid, commercial, security and economic questions of interest to the UK and Jordan. We work to help British companies succeed in Jordan and provide a wide range of consular services to British nationals. We are one of the largest donors supporting Jordan in addressing the effects of the Syrian crisis.

Our services

Out-of-hours emergency assistance

British nationals who need emergency assistance outside normal office hours should call +962 6 590 9200. They will be told on how to proceed and how to contact a duty officer if needed.

Emergency travel documents

We may be able to provide an emergency travel document if you can’t get a new or replacement British passport in time to travel. If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, you should contact your nearest consulate as soon as possible. For all other applications, please check what you must bring with you and then make an appointment at your nearest consulate using the links below. Please call your nearest consulate for advice before making an appointment if:

  • you have never applied for a British passport before
  • you are applying on behalf of a child
  • you will not be able to get a police report for a stolen passport

An emergency travel document does not guarantee entry to every country. Read what an emergency travel document does. This service is only for people who hold or have previously held a British passport.

Book an appointment for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Amman

Legalisation service

Visit the Legalisation Office website for information on how to get the necessary stamps to confirm that your UK public document is genuine, so it can be accepted by foreign authorities. The UK does not require any documents to be legalised for use within the UK.

Travel advice

Visit our travel advice for Jordan for information, news and updates, to ensure you stay safe, avoid problems, and make informed decisions when living or travelling abroad.


How to renew or replace your British passport if you are outside the UK. Please note that our embassy cannot deal with individual enquiries about passport applications.


This embassy does not deal with visa matters. For information on whether you need a visa to travel to the United Kingdom and how to apply, please see the UK Visas & Immigration page.


Know what your options are if you would like to get married overseas.

Educational certificate (UK)

To have your UK educational certificates legalised, follow the guidance on the British Council Website.

Notarial and documentary services guide for Jordan

The British Embassy Amman can perform various types of notarial services for British nationals and also for non-British nationals whose requirement has a link to the UK. An appointment must be made for each service. Please visit our Notarial and documentary services page.

UK law requires us to charge for some services. Details of our consular fees and the standards of service you can expect to receive are on display in our consular office.

From 01 October 2013, we no longer provide notarial and documentary services to Commonwealth citizens from countries which do not have any diplomatic representation, unless there is a clear UK connection to the document or service. For more details, please see the information note we have produced on the changes.

Living in Jordan

This guide sets out essential information for British nationals residing in Jordan, including advice on health, education, benefits, residence requirements and more.

List of lawyers and interpreters

A list of English speaking lawyers and translators who may be able to help you with official transactions in Jordan. Please note that inclusion in this list does not constitute official endorsement by the British embassy or the UK government.

Prisoner pack

Explanation of the prison system in Jordan for British nationals.

How else we can help

In addition to the services listed above we can also:

How else we can help

In addition to the services listed above we can also:

For more information on the services we can provide, see Support for British nationals abroad: A guide.

What our consulates cannot do for you

Although we try to help British nationals in a wide range of situations, we cannot:

  • get you out of prison, prevent the local authorities from deporting you after your prison sentence, or interfere in criminal or civil court proceedings
  • help you enter a country, for example, if you do not have a visa or your passport is not valid, as we cannot interfere in another country’s immigration policy or procedure
  • give you legal advice, investigate crimes or carry out searches for missing people, although we can give you details of people who may be able to help you in these cases
  • get you better treatment in hospital or prison than is given to local people
  • pay any bills or give you money
  • make travel arrangements for you, find you work, accommodation, or make business arrangements on your behalf
  • get involved in private disputes over property, employment, commercial or other matters
  • renew or replace a full British passport

Our people

Ambassador Edward  Oakden  CMG

Ambassador Edward Oakden CMG

British Ambassador for Jordan

Contact us

British Embassy Amman, main locality

British Embassy
(PO Box 87) Abdoun

11118 Amman

Office hours:
Sunday to Wednesday, 6am to 1pm GMT (8am to 3:30pm local time)
Thursday, 6am to 1pm GMT (8am to 3pm local time)

Consular appointment hours:
Sundays to Wednesdays from 08:30 - 12:00 (local time)
Email: cons.amman@fco.gov.uk

Consular Section

Appointment hours:
Sundays - Wednesdays from 08:30 - 12:00 (local time)

Corporate information