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.

You can access UK government services while in 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.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in France, see how to Return to the UK during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. If you cannot return at this time, see how to stay safely in France during coronavirus. See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

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.

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 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.

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

British Consulate Bordeaux

CS 80112

33070 Bordeaux Cedex

Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU:

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