The British Consulate Bordeaux represents the UK government in France.

Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals in the EU.

Read about our upcoming outreach meetings for British citizens across France

Find out more on our UK and France news page and our Living in France guidance

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting France.

You can access UK government services while in France.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in France and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +33 (0)5 57 22 21 10. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in France, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Consulate Bordeaux.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in France.

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Contact us

British Consulate Bordeaux

2nd Floor
353, Boulevard du President Wilson

33073 Bordeaux

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