British Consul General, Sao Paulo
We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Brazil. The British Consulate-General in São Paulo provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Brazil.
DIT Team supports UK based businesses to ensure their success in Brazil and encourage the best Brazilian companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice. The Science and Innovation Team engage with the local science and innovation community in support of UK policy in Brazil.
If you’re in São Paulo and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +55 11 3094 2700. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Brazil, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
If you are 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 book an appointment for an emergency travel document at British Consulate-General Sao Paulo.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer notarial services, for example administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit; witness a signature; make a certified copy of a document, unite documents; legalise a document. Where local notaries can provide services, the British consulate will not provide them. In many cases local notaries or lawyers can provide services more cheaply, quickly and conveniently.
See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
Read our notarial and documentary services for more information on legalisation.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Brazil.
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British Consulate-General São Paulo