The British Consulate-General in Erbil represents the UK government in Kurdistan Region and northern Iraq.

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

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Iraq and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +44(0)1908 516666. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Iraq, 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.

One you have contacted us, you will be asked to Book an appointment for an emergency travel document at British Consulate-General Erbil.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We may be able to offer some notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit, witness a signature and make a certified copy of a British passport. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in Erbil.

Legalisation services

Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.

Consular fees

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

We also provide services in Baghdad.

Contact us

British Consulate General Erbil

BFPO 5425

If you are a British National requiring urgent consular assistance, outside normal working hours, please call: +44 (0) 207 008 1500

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