British Consul General in Atlanta
The British Consulate General in Atlanta maintains and develops relations between the UK and the USA.
Our services involve dealing with a wide range of political, commercial, security and economic questions of interest to the UK and this region of the United States. We also provide consular assistance to British nationals in our region.
Find out more on our USA and the UK news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
UK Government Office in Raleigh
The UK Government Office in Raleigh works to promote business, economic and political ties with the State of North Carolina. Consular issues, such as emergency travel documents and support for British nationals, are managed by the British Consulate-General in Atlanta. Contact them at the “Press Enquiries” email below.
If you’re in Atlanta, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina or Tennessee and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 404 954 7700. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in the USA, call 020 7008 1500.
Get 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.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in the USA.
We also provide services in:
Consul (Business and Government Affairs) at UK Government Office in Raleigh
Telephone: +1 404 954 7700 (option 4, then option 2)
Our press and public affairs officers answer media enquiries about the UK government and the work of the British Consulate General Atlanta.Access and opening times