We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Cote d’Ivoire. The British Embassy in Abidjan provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Cote d’Ivoire.

Our work covers a range of issues including political, commercial, security and economic questions of interest to the UK and Cote d’Ivoire. We provide emergency consular assistance to British nationals in Cote d’Ivoire.

You can access UK government services while in Cote d’Ivoire.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Abidjan and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +44 (0)1908 516 666. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Cote d’Ivoire, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you have lost or had your passport stolen, contact us as soon as possible.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

British Embassy Abidjan does not provide notarial and documentary services. However, the embassy can provide a list of public notaries who might be able to offer notarial services.

Our people

Ms Josephine Gauld HMA

Ms Josephine Gauld HMA

British Ambassador to Côte d'Ivoire

Contact us

British Embassy Abidjan

Ambassade de Grande-Bretagne, Cocody Quartier Ambassades
Impasse du Belier, Rue A 58, 01 BP 2581 Abidjan 01

01 BP 2581
Cote d’Ivoire

Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 2:30 pm

For consular information and emergency assistance call +44 (0)1908 516 666 or +225 2244 2669

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