We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Turkey. The British Consulate General in Istanbul provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Istanbul.
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 you’re due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
- are over 16 years old and
- are a British citizen and
- have previously owned a British passport
- over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
- not a British citizen or
- applying for a child under 16 years old
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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