Our overall objective is to support the interests of the United Kingdom and contribute to a strong world community.

We work to boost trade and investment between Britain and Uzbekistan, develop strong political, economic, cultural and defence ties, provide a fast visa service, give effective consular protection to British nationals and, in partnership with the Uzbekistan government, work on shared goals in international development.

Our services

Travel advice

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

Passports and emergency travel documents

How to renew or replace your British passport if you are outside the UK and information on getting replacement travel documents if your passport is lost or stolen.


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

Understanding your legal requirements in Uzbekistan and how you can register a birth or death, and information on legal documents for couples marrying or entering into civil partnerships abroad.

Legalisation service

Visit the Legalisation Office website for information on 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.

Notarial and documentary services

Information about official documents, certificates, letters, and notarial services available at British Embassy in Tashkent

List of lawyers and interpreters

A list of English speaking lawyers and interpeters who may be able to help you with official transactions in Uzbekistan. 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 Uzbekistan for British nationals.

How else we can help

In addition to the services listed above we can also:

  • issue emergency passports (emergency travel documents)
  • provide information about transferring funds
  • provide appropriate help if you have suffered rape or serious assault, are a victim of other crime, or are in hospital
  • help people with mental illness
  • provide details of local lawyers, interpreters, doctors and funeral directors
  • do all we properly can to contact you within 24 hours of being told that you have been detained
  • offer support and help in a range of other cases, such as child abductions, death of relatives overseas, missing people and kidnapping
  • contact family or friends for you if you want
  • make special arrangements in cases of terrorism, civil disturbances or natural disasters

What our consulate 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 procedures
  • 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, such as English-speaking lawyers
  • get you better treatment in hospital or prison than is given to local people
  • pay any bills or give you money (in very exceptional circumstances we may lend you some money from public funds, which you will have to pay back)
  • make travel arrangements for you, or find you work or accommodation
  • make business arrangements on your behalf

Compliments and complaints procedure

If you want to leave an official feedback about the service we provided, please email to: feedback.consular.services@fco.gov.uk Further information can be found at complaints procedure on GOV.uk

Our people

Christopher  George Edgar OBE

Christopher George Edgar OBE

British Ambassador to Uzbekistan

    Contact us

    British Embassy Tashkent

    67, Gulyamov Street


    For General Enquiries - ukin.uzbekistan@fco.gov.uk
    Visa enquiries - www.ukvi-international.faq-help.com
    Consular enquiries - consular.tashkent@fco.gov.uk

    Access and opening times

    Visa section

    67, Gulyamov Street


    Openning hours are in the morning and strictly by appointment www.visa4uk.fco.gov.uk

    Access and opening times

    Corporate information