We are the main mission in the country responsible for the bilateral relations between UK and Brazil

We lead on four policy priorities.The British consulate general in São Paulo is mainly dedicated to one of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s essential services: supporting the British economy. The British consulate general in Rio de Janeiro is focused on the other two essential services: supporting British nationals abroad and supporting managed migration for Britain. The consular network across Brazil works in support of the activities of the three main British posts in Brazil.

Our services


For information on whether you require a visa for the United Kingdom and how to apply go to the UK Border Agency website

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.

Travel Advice

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.

Legalisation Service

How to get official confirmation 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.

Consular fees

Information on the current cost of fee-bearing services.

Notarial and documentary services guide for Brazil

Documents, certificates, letters and notes available from British consulates in Brazil.

Living in Brazil

Information for British nationals living in Brazil who need information about services that are not provided by our embassy or consulates, but that you may find useful in specific circumstances.

Consular appointments

Click here to book an appointment for a Consular Service in Brasília.

Our people

Alex Ellis

Alex Ellis

British Ambassador to Brazil

Contact us

British Embassy Brasilia

Setor de Embaixadas Sul,
Quadra 801, Lote 8

CEP 70408-900 Brasilia

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British Consulate General São Paulo

Rua Ferreira de Araújo, 741
CEP 05428-002 São Paulo

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British Consulate General Rio de Janeiro

Praia do Flamengo,
284/ 2nd floor

CEP 22210-030 Rio de Janeiro

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British Consulate General Recife

Av. Agamenon Magalhães nº 4775,
8º andar – Ilha do Leite,
Recife, Pernambuco

CEP 50070-160

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Consular Section

* Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 12:30pm.
If you need consular services, please contact book an appointment with the nearest British Consulate:
Brasília - http://www.britishembassybrasil.clickbook.net
São Paulo - http://www.consulatesp.clickbook.net
Rio de Janeiro - http://www.britishconsulaterj.clickbook.net
Recife - http://www.britishconsulaterec.clickbook.net


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