The British Consulate-General in Vancouver represents the UK government in British Columbia, Yukon and Northwest Territories.
When calling one of our offices in Canada you may hear a message stating that our offices are closed. However, we remain available 24/7. If you are in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British National’ to speak to an officer.
Find out more on our UK and Canada news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Canada. You can access UK government services while in Canada.
If you’re travelling in Canada, see our Canada Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in British Columbia, Yukon or Northwest Territories and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you’re in British Columbia, Yukon or Northwest Territories and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 604 683 4421.
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 Canada.
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