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 coronavirus (COVID-19) and subsequent state of emergency, the consulate is open, but is only able to see customers by appointment.
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.
If you’re travelling in Spain, see how to Return to the UK during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. If you cannot return at this time, see how to stay safely in Spain during coronavirus. 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.
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 Spain.
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