About us

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.

Find out more on our UK and Algeria news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Algeria. You can access UK government services while in Algeria.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Algeria, see our Algeria travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you’re in Algeria and you need advice which is not covered in our travel advice then you can contact us online.

If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +213 (0) 770 085 000.

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.

Apply online for 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.

Consular fees

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