We maintain and develop relations between the UK and the USA. The British Consulate General in New York provides services to British nationals living in and visiting New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Fairfield County in Connecticut.
Our services involve handling a wide range of political, commercial, cultural, security and economic interests to the UK and our region. We also provide consular assistance to British nationals who live in or visit our area of coverage.
If you’re in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Fairfield County in Connecticut and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 212 745 0200. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in the USA, 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 book an appointment for an emergency travel document at British-Consulate General New York
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in the USA.
We also provide services in:
British Consulate General New York
845 Third Avenue
New York NY 10022
Telephone: +1 212 745 0200