UK help and services in Luxembourg

Services if you're visiting, studying, working or living in Luxembourg. Includes information about trading with and doing business in the UK and Luxembourg, and your rights as a result of EU Exit.

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Emergency help for British nationals

Get help if you're the victim of crime, you've been arrested, or are affected by a crisis abroad.

  1. British Embassy Luxembourg

    The British Embassy in Luxembourg maintains and develops relationships between the UK and Luxembourg.

  2. Compensation for victims of terrorist attacks abroad

    Compensation for terrorist attacks abroad - eligibility, acts of terrorism covered, application form, helpline

  3. Compensation if you're a victim of crime abroad

    If you're a UK resident and have been injured because of a violent crime abroad, you can usually apply for compensation

  4. Get help if you're a victim of crime abroad

    Contact the nearest British embassy, commission or consulate to get help if you're the victim of crime abroad

  5. Help if you're arrested abroad

    Find out what the Foreign and Commonwealth Office can do to help if you or someone you know is arrested abroad.

  6. Luxembourg: in prison abroad

    Information on the legal and prison system in Luxembourg for British prisoners, their family and friends.

  7. Rape and sexual assault abroad: returning to the UK

    Information for British nationals affected by rape or sexual assault abroad and returning to the UK, including how to access medical treatment and legal advice in the UK.

  8. What to do if you’re affected by a crisis overseas

    Advice for British nationals affected by crises abroad, including terrorist attacks, natural disasters and major political unrest, and information on what help the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) can provide.

Brexit

Latest information and guidance on the UK exiting the EU.

  1. Exiting the European Union

    Information about the UK's departure from the European Union.

  2. Settled and pre-settled status for EU citizens and their families

    The EU Settlement Scheme for EU citizens and their families to remain in the UK after it leaves the EU ('Brexit'): who's eligible, how to apply, how much it costs.

  3. UK nationals in the EU: essential information

    Information on the rights and status of UK nationals living and travelling in the European Union (EU).

Passports and emergency travel documents

Includes how to cancel a lost passport, renew a passport and apply for an emergency travel document.

  1. Apply for or renew a British passport if you're visiting the UK

    You can apply for or renew a British passport while you're visiting the UK - as long as you expect to be in the UK for long enough

  2. Cancel a lost or stolen passport

    What you need to do if your passport has been lost or stolen and you need to travel urgently - emergency travel document and replacement passport.

  3. Get an emergency travel document

    Apply for an emergency travel document if you're outside the UK and haven't got a valid British passport - apply online, how to apply, fee, timings

  4. Overseas British passport applications

    Renew, replace or apply for an adult or child British passport if you’re living abroad or working overseas - forms, prices, how long it takes

Travelling to Luxembourg

Includes travel advice and how to get married abroad.

  1. Apply for a European Health Insurance Card

    Apply for or renew your free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) online.

  2. Getting married abroad

    Requirements, paperwork and processes for weddings and civil partnerships overseas - registration, restrictions, fees

  3. Luxembourg travel advice

    Latest travel advice for Luxembourg including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health

  4. Reduce your risk from terrorism while abroad

    How to minimise your risk and what to do in the event of a terrorist attack.

Coming to the UK

Get a visa to study, work or visit the UK.

  1. Check if you need a UK visa

    You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.

  2. Contact UK Visas and Immigration about your application

    How to contact UK visas and immigration (UKVI) from inside and outside the UK.

  3. Get your visa, immigration or citizenship documents back

    Get your documents returned if you've made a UK visa, immigration or citizenship application but need them back urgently

Living in Luxembourg

Guidance on EU Exit changes, accessing healthcare, getting a document legalised, English-speaking lawyers and how to vote abroad.

  1. Apply for a European Health Insurance Card

    Apply for or renew your free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) online.

  2. Get your document legalised

    Use the online service to get a UK document legalised

  3. Living in Luxembourg

    Official information British people moving to and living in Luxembourg need to know, including EU Exit guidance, residency, healthcare and driving.

  4. Luxembourg - list of medical facilities/practitioners

    List of English-speaking medical facilities/practitioners in Luxembourg.

  5. Luxembourg travel advice

    Latest travel advice for Luxembourg including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health

  6. Luxembourg: lawyers

    List of English-speaking lawyers for British nationals in Luxembourg.

  7. Luxembourg: translators

    List of translators and interpreters for British nationals in Luxembourg.

  8. Notarial and documentary services in Luxembourg

    How someone in Luxembourg can get documents legalised, witnessed or certified, take an oath of British citizenship and obtain informative notes.

  9. Support for British nationals abroad: A guide

    This guide highlights some of the main ways you can help yourself stay safe abroad and what help the FCO can provide.

  10. UK benefits if you're going or living abroad

    Find out what benefits you might be able to receive while you're abroad and how to export them from the UK or claim them while abroad

  11. Voting when you’re abroad

    How to vote if you're going to be abroad temporarily on election day, and what to do if you're moving overseas long term

Tax, benefits, pensions and working abroad

Includes how to pay tax, claim State Pension and get tax credits abroad.

  1. Claiming benefits if you live, move or travel abroad

    Benefits you can claim if you go abroad and countries with social security arrangements with the UK

  2. Moving or retiring abroad

    What you need to know if you move or retire abroad - tax, pensions, voting and contacting your local council

  3. National Insurance if you go abroad

    Contact HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to find out if you need to pay National Insurance when you work abroad

  4. State Pension if you retire abroad

    How to claim State Pension if you're overseas - payment, tax, change of circumstances - contact the International Pension Centre

  5. Tax credits if you leave or move to the UK

    Tax credits if you live abroad, go travelling, are a cross-border worker or subject to immigration control

  6. Tax on foreign income

    Find out whether you need to pay UK tax on foreign income - residence and ‘non-dom’ status, tax returns, claiming relief if you’re taxed twice (including certificates of residence)

  7. Tax on your UK income if you live abroad

    Find out whether you need to pay tax on your UK income while you're living abroad - non-resident landlord scheme, tax returns, claiming relief if you’re taxed twice, personal allowance of tax-free income, form R43

  8. Work in another EU country

    UK citizens can work in any European Economic Area country and Switzerland without a work permit - where you can work, your rights, protection for posted workers and National Insurance payments

Birth, death and marriage abroad

Includes how to get married, list of funeral directors and how to register a birth abroad.

  1. Getting married abroad

    Requirements, paperwork and processes for weddings and civil partnerships overseas - registration, restrictions, fees

  2. Luxembourg - list of funeral directors

    List of English-speaking funeral directors in Luxembourg.

  3. Luxembourg bereavement: death abroad

    Information to help the family and friends of British nationals who have died in Luxembourg.

  4. Luxembourg: affirmation/affidavit of marital status forms

    Complete affidavit or affirmation (written statement of facts) stating that you’re free to marry in Luxembourg.

  5. Register a birth abroad

    Parents must register the birth in the country where the child was born - find out if you can also register the birth in the UK

  6. Surrogacy overseas

    Information for British nationals who are considering entering into surrogacy arrangements in foreign countries.

  7. What to do after someone dies

    The steps you must take when someone dies - register a death, report a death with Tell Us Once, coroners, funerals and death abroad

  8. What to do when someone dies: step by step

    Check what to do after a death - how to register the death, notify government departments and manage financial issues.

News and events

Find out about the UK government's diplomatic, security and development work in Luxembourg.

  1. Luxembourg and the UK

    Updates, news and events from the UK government in Luxembourg

Trade and invest

Includes investing and setting up a business in the UK and doing business in Luxembourg.

  1. Business investment in the UK: Guidance for overseas businesses

    Guidance on why overseas companies should set up and locate their businesses in the UK. Includes information on UK business investment and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) opportunities.

  2. Department for International Trade Luxembourg

    DIT provides trade and investment services and practical support. We help UK companies succeed in Luxembourg, and Luxembourg companies set up and invest in the UK.

  3. Overseas Business Risk - Luxembourg

    Information on key security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating in Luxembourg.

  4. Set up a business

    What you need to do to start a business: choose a legal structure, see if you need licences and insurance, learn about reliefs and benefits

British embassy or high commission

Includes contact details, opening hours and consular fees and local services.

  1. British Embassy Luxembourg

    The British Embassy in Luxembourg maintains and develops relationships between the UK and Luxembourg.

  2. Luxembourg: consular fees

    List of fees for consular services in Luxembourg.