The British Consulate General in San Francisco maintains and develop relations between the UK and the USA.
Our work involves handling a wide range of political, commercial, cultural, security and economic interests to the UK and our region.
Find out more on our USA and the UK news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Northern California, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming.
UK Government Office in Seattle
The UK Government Office in Seattle works to promote business, economic and political ties with Washington State. Consular issues, such as emergency travel documents and support for British nationals, are managed by the British Consulate General in San Francisco.
If you’re travelling in USA, see our USA Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
If you’re in San Francisco and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you’re in Northern California, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington or Wyoming and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 415 617 1300
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 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.
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 San Francisco
San Francisco CA 94104
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
UK Government Office Seattle
2001 Sixth Avenue, Suite 2600
Seattle WA 98121
The UK Government Office in Seattle works to promote business, economic and political ties with Washington State.
Service not offered in San Francisco.
Her Majesty's Passport Office is the sole issuer of British passports and handles all enquiries relating to passport enquiries.