British Ambassador to Iraq
We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Iraq. The British Embassy in Baghdad provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Iraq.
Our work covers a range of issues including trade and investment, education, culture, development, energy and climate security and defence.
If you’re in Baghdad and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +44(0)1908 516666. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Iraq, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
- are over 16 years old and
- are a British citizen and
- have previously owned a British passport
- over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
- not a British citizen or
- applying for a child under 16 years old
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Baghdad.
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. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
British Consulate General Erbil provides legalisation services. Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Iraq.
We also provide services in Erbil.
British Embassy Baghdad, main contact
British Embassy Baghdad
Sunday to Wednesday, 10am to 1pm (GMT)
Thursday, 8am to 9am
Sunday to Wednesday 1pm to 4pm
Thursday 11am to 12pm