British Ambassador to Iraq
We lead the UK's efforts to develop a stable, prosperous and democratic Iraq that supports UK interests in the region.
The British Embassy Baghdad, the British Consulate General Erbil and the British Embassy Office Basra work to develop a broad and enduring relationship between the UK and Iraq. We support the people and government of Iraq as they build a stable, prosperous and democratic nation.
We work to increase UK-Iraq trade and investment to realise Iraq’s economic potential. We support long-term stability and work with Iraq to build partnerships in the region and beyond.
Births, deaths and marriages
Information on how you can register a birth or death which occurred overseas and legal documents for couples marrying or entering into civil partnerships abroad.
Passports and emergency travel documents
How to renew or replace your British passport when outside of the UK and information on getting replacement travel documents if your passport is lost or stolen.
Information on staying safe and avoiding problems when living or travelling abroad, with links to our embassies, high commissions and other diplomatic posts across the world.
How to get official confirmation through the Legalisation Service that your UK public documentation 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.
For information on whether you require a visa for the United Kingdom and how to apply, go to the UK Border Agency website
Living in Iraq
Information for British nationals living in Iraq.
Information on the notarial and documentary services provided by the British Embassy Baghdad.
A list of fees charged for consular, notarial and documentary services.
British Embassy Baghdad, main contact
British Embassy Baghdad
Telephone +964 7901 926 280
Sunday to Wednesday, 10am to 1pm (GMT)
Thursday, 8am to 9am
Sunday to Wednesday 1pm to 4pm
Thursday 11am to 12pm
British Consulate General Erbil
British Consulate General
Shaqlawa Main Road
Telephone +964 7508 237 415 ( During the hours of 0930 – 1100 and 1400 – 1530)
If you are a British National requiring consular assistance, please call +964 66 224 5273 (During the hours of 0900 – 1600) and ask to be put through to the British Consulate General
If you are a British National requiring urgent consular assistance, outside normal working hours, please call: +964 7901 935 149
British Embassy Office Basra
British Embassy Office
Telephone +964 7901 935 149 (for consular emergencies involving British nationals only)