The British Consulate General in Auckland represents UK government in New Zealand.

Find out more on our UK and New Zealand news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting New Zealand. You can access UK government services while in New Zealand.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in New Zealand, 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 New Zealand during coronavirus.

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you’re in New Zealand and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

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

Our consulates in New Zealand are unable to carry out notarial acts under the Commissioner of Oaths Act 1889, and on instruction from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London. This includes certifying documents as true copies of originals, administering oaths or taking affidavits. For these or other notarial acts, or the legalising of documents, please contact a notary public.

Consular fees

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

We also provide services in Wellington.

Our people

  • Robin Shackell

    British Consul General in Auckland and Deputy Governor of the Pitcairn islands

Contact us

British Consulate General Auckland

Level 17
151 Queen Street

Auckland 1142
New Zealand

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

24/7 support is available by telephone for all routine enquiries and emergencies. Please call +64 (0) 4 924 2888.

Public access to the High Commission is by appointment only.

Access and opening times

Corporate information