We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Thailand. The British Embassy in Bangkok provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Thailand.

Our work covers a range of issues including political, trade and investment, security and economic questions of interest to the UK and Thailand; visa applications for those who wish to enter the UK to visit, study, live or work; and consular assistance to British nationals visiting or living in Thailand. We work closely with our partners, the British Council and the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand

You can access UK government services while in Thailand.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Thailand and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +66(0)2 305 8333. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Thailand, call 020 7008 1500.

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.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

An emergency travel document does not guarantee entry to every country. Read what an emergency travel document does.

Please check country specific visa requirements prior to applying for the ETD. You will need to visit Thai Immigration for an exit visa.

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • 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 Bangkok.

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.

Consular fees

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

Our people

Brian Davidson

Brian Davidson

British Ambassador to Thailand

Contact us

British Embassy Bangkok

14 Wireless Road
Lumpini
Pathumwan

Bangkok 10330
Thailand

Access and opening times

Department for International Trade Thailand

14 Wireless Road
Lumpini
Pathumwan

Bangkok 10330
Thailand

Opening hours: (Local time)
Monday to Thursday, 8am to 4.30pm
Friday, 8am to 1pm

Access and opening times

Consular Section

14 Wireless Road
Lumpini
Pathumwan

Bangkok 10330
Thailand

Consular public counter opening hours: (Local time)
Monday to Friday, 8am to 11am

Access and opening times