The Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Department for International Development and Ministry of Defence teams work in the areas of conflict prevention, reform of the military and security sectors, capacity building and empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalised sectors of society.

Our teams participate directly in working groups, bilateral programmes, and contribute to and support international agencies.

Our services

Notarial Services

If you need to visit the British Embassy for a consular issue, you may need to make an appointment. Please check our to see which services will require an appointment to be made in advance of your visit.


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

Emergency travel documents

Information about how to get an emergency travel document if your UK passport is lost or stolen. If you are travelling in the next week and your passport is not available, you may be able to apply for an ETD. You can make an appointment at the British Consulate in Sanaa on Tel: +967 1 308114 or by using the online Consular appointment system on British Embassy in Sanaa.

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

Please note we do not provide any legalisation services at the British Embassies in Sanaa. 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. Further information can be found on our Legalisation pages and also on our services page.

Educational certificate (UK)

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

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Jane  Marriott

Jane Marriott

British Ambassador to Yemen

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    British Embassy Sana’a, main contact

    British Embassy /938 Thahr Himyar Street
    PO Box 1287 East Ring Road, near Mövenpick Hotel

    Sunday to Thursday, 8am to 3:30pm (5am to 12:30pm GMT)
    The Embassy will be closed on the 4th of November for the Hijra new year

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