The British Consulate General in Istanbul represents the UK government in Istanbul.
Find out more on our UK and Turkey news page
We provide services to British nationals living and visiting Turkey.
If you’re in Turkey and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +90 212 334 64 00. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Turkey, 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 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.
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 Istanbul.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit; make a certified copy of a document, unite documents, prepare a document in English or the local language. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in Turkey.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Turkey.
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