The British Embassy in Eritrea maintains and develops relations between the UK and Eritrea.
We represent the British government in its relations with the Government of the State of Eritrea and support the full range of British interests and values in Eritrea.
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Eritrea and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +44 (0)20 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
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Eritrea.
British Embassy Asmara
66-68 Mariam Ghimbi Street
Zip Code 174
PO Box 5584
Fax + 291 1 12 01 04
Telephone +44 (0)20 7008 1500
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
Monday to Thursday 09.00-12.30 and 14.00-16.30 and Friday 9.00-12.30