The British Embassy in Algeria maintains and develops relations between the UK and Algeria.
The Embassy provides consular assistance to British nationals and manages British government business with the Algerian government, and encourages business links between Britain and Algeria. Our work involves dealing with a wide range of political, commercial, security and economic interests between the UK and Algeria.
If you’re in Algeria and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +213 (0) 770 085 000. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Algeria, 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 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
We may be able to offer notarial services, including oaths, affirmation or affidavits, witnessing a signature and making a certified copy of a document such as a passport. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Algeria.