We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Spain. The British Consulate in Santa Cruz de Tenerife provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro.
If you’re in Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera or El Hierro and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +34 928 26 25 08. Due to a technical update to our phone line this week, if you cannot reach us on our usual number, please call the British Embassy in Madrid +34 917 146 300 or +44 1908 516666. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Spain, 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 make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Consulate Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
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 Spain.
We also provide services in:
British Consulate Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Plaza Weyler, 8, 1º
38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Fax +34 922 289 903
+34 928 26 25 08
Due to a technical update to our phone line this week, if you cannot reach us on our usual number, please call the British Embassy in Madrid +34 917 146 300 or +44 1908 516666.