The British Embassy in Ankara maintains and develops relations between the UK and Turkey.

Our staff are currently working remotely due to coronavirus (COVID-19), however we are available 24/7. If you are in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.

Find out more on our UK and Turkey news page

We provide services to British nationals living and visiting Turkey.

You can access UK government services while in Turkey.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Turkey, see our Turkey Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

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

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.

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 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.

Consular fees

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

We also provide services in:

Programme Funds

We support a variety of projects in order to achieve the strategic objectives of the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) 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.

  • British Embassy Programme Fund allocates funds for projects which contribute to achieving FCDO priorities and Country Business Plan objectives in Turkey. 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.

Our people

Ajay Sharma CMG

Chargé d'Affaires to Turkey

Contact us

British Embassy Ankara

Şehit Ersan Caddesi 46/A

Contact form

+90 312 455 33 44.

+90 312 455 33 52

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Ankara Consular Section

Consular Section
Şehit Ersan Caddesi 46/A
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