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

Find out more on our UK and Azerbaijan news page.

Our work covers a range of issues including democracy, an open market-based economy and effective governance structures. We liaise with the Azerbaijani government and Institutions on behalf of UK institutions and government departments, and support the UK’s international priorities.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Azerbaijan. You can access UK government services while in Azerbaijan.

The British Embassy is open. However, as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and subsequent quarantine measures it is possible to see customers by appointment only. We are available 24/7 and if you are need of urgent assistance, please contact us using the web contact form or by telephone +994 12 4377878. When calling, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer. You can follow our travel advice and the Embassy Facebook page for latest updates.

Urgent assistance

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

If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +994 12 4377878.

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 are 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

Appointments for notarial and document services are currently limited to once a week on Thursdays.

We may be able to offer notarial services, including make a certified copy of a document and administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Notarial and documentary services

The embassy provides notarial and documentary services. Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information.

Consular fees

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

Our people

James Sharp

British Ambassador to Azerbaijan

Contact us

British Embassy Baku

45 Khagani Street

+ 994 (12) 4377878

+ 994 (12) 4977434

Office hours:
Monday to Friday
5am - 1pm GMT
9am - 5pm Local Time
24/7 for urgent Consular issues

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email:

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