The British Consulate Bordeaux represents the UK government in France.
Our staff are working remotely, however we are available 24/7. If in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.
Find out more on our UK and France news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting France.
Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals living in Europe and our practical guide to Living in France. You can also read about outreach meetings for British citizens across France.
If you’re travelling in France, see our France Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
If you’re in France and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online
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. 24/7 support is available by telephone for all routine enquiries and emergencies. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British person in France, call 020 7136 6857 (24/7, 365 days a year).
If your passport has been lost or stolen
If you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you cannot get a new or replacement passport in time to travel, apply online for an emergency travel document
If a British person dies in France
Read this guide for what to do if a British person dies in France to help you through the practical arrangements you need to follow after a death in France.
If you are dealing with the death of a child, multiple deaths, a suspicious death or a case of murder or manslaughter, or have read the guide and feel you need more support, call +33 (0)1 44 51 31 00.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in France.
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