The British Embassy in Baghdad maintains and develops relations between the UK and Iraq.

Our work covers a range of issues including trade and investment, education, culture, development, energy and climate security and defence.

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

Urgent assistance

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

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

If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +44 20 7136 6857.

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

Consular support is limited in British Embassy Baghdad. Our notarial service is limited to certifying copies of British passports. See notarial and documentary services for more information.

Legalisation services

Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.

Consular fees

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

We also provide services in Erbil.

Development work in Iraq

The government of Iraq needs continued international support to address the immediate humanitarian crisis and deliver longer-term reform and reconciliation so that it can deliver a more inclusive, prosperous and stable country for Iraq’s people.

Find out more in the country profile for Iraq.

Our people

Mark Bryson-Richardson MBE

British Ambassador to Iraq

Contact us

British Embassy Baghdad, main contact

British Embassy Baghdad
International Zone

Our staff are working remotely as our building is closed. When calling, you may therefore hear a message stating that our offices are closed. However, we are available 24/7. If in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British National’ to speak to an officer. If you need urgent help, call +44 20 7136 6857.

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

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