The British Consulate in Santa Cruz de Tenerife represents the UK government living in and visiting Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro.

Due to COVID-19 measures anyone attending the British Consulate must wear a face mask (for more information and details of who is exempt visit our travel advice. Wherever possible, the person with an appointment or collecting an Emergency Travel Document should attend the Consulate unaccompanied. Exceptions include minors and vulnerable or disabled customers.

Find out more on our UK and Spain news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Spain. You can access UK government services while in Spain.

Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals living in Europe and our practical guide to Living in Spain.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Spain, see our Spain 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 Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera or El Hierro and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online

If you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +34 928 262 508.

If your passport has been lost or stolen

If you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you cannot get a new or replacement passport in time to travel, apply online for an emergency travel document

If a British person has died in Spain

Read this guide for what to do if a British person dies in Spain to help you through the practical arrangements you need to follow after a death in Spain.

If you are dealing with the death of a child, multiple deaths, a suspicious death or a case of murder or manslaughter, or have read the guide and feel you need more support, call +34 91 714 6300.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Spain.

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Contact us

British Consulate Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Plaza Weyler, 8, 1º
38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife

+34 928 262 508 / +34 917 146 300

Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU:

Public access to the British Consulate is by appointment only.

Access and opening times

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