British Ambassador to Turkey
The British Embassy in Ankara maintains and develops relations between the UK and Turkey.
Find out more on our UK and Turkey news page
We provide services to British nationals living and visiting Turkey.
If you’re in Turkey and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +90 312 455 3344. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Turkey, 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 due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
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.
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Ankara.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit; make a certified copy of a document, unite documents, prepare a document in English or the local language. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in Turkey.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Turkey.
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We support a variety of projects in order to achieve the strategic objectives of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for a better world and better Britain. Various programmes under strategic programme funds and the bilateral budget funds of our Embassy support these projects. We are project partners with a broad range of stakeholders, i.e. public institutions, other donors and international organisations, NGOs, universities and companies to implement projects. Available funding varies yearly.
The Bilateral Programme Fund allocates funds for projects which contribute to achieving FCO priorities and Country Business Plan objectives in Turkey. Priorities are set annually. This year’s projects focus on the following thematic areas: Fundamental Freedoms and Human Rights, Democratic and Economic Reforms, Conflict Resolution.
The Returns and Reintegration Fund aims to reduce the number of foreign national prisoners and failed asylum seekers living in the UK.
The Prosperity Fund Turkey Programme focuses on promoting sustainable global growth in line with the UK’s development objectives on sustainable development.
Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy aims to tackle the root causes of human rights violations, strengthening institutions and governance, promoting and protecting human rights, and supporting democracy and the rule of law.
The Newton-Katip Celebi Fund aims to create the opportunity to build strong partnerships between UK and Turkish scientists, researchers and institutions.
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