British Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City
The British Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City represents the UK government in Vietnam.
If you’re in Vietnam and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +84 (0)28 3825 1380 / +84 (0)24 3936 0500. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Vietnam, call 020 7008 1500.
We are open by appointment only, 09:00am - 10:00am Tuesday and Thursday and 02:00pm - 03:00pm Wednesday (except public holidays).
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.
You will need to obtain an exit visa issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department when leaving the country on an emergency travel document issued in Vietnam. This can take up to 5 working days to obtain. Please contact us as soon as possible if you are travelling in a week or less.
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.
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in Vietnam.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Vietnam.
We also provide services in Hanoi.
British Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City
25 Le Duan Street,
Ho Chi Minh
Telephone +84 (0)28 3825 1380 / +84 (0)24 3936 0500
Fax (Consular sections) +84 (0)28 3829 5257
Email - for consular enquiries in Vietnam: firstname.lastname@example.org
Consular public hours (for notarial and documentary services - by appointment only):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 09:00am to 11:45am
Wednesday: 02:00pm to 03:30pm