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

We work closely with the German government on a wide range of issues, including climate change, science and innovation, foreign policy and defence and police co-operation.

You can access UK government services while in Germany.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Germany and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +49 (0) 30 20457 0. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Germany, 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.

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 Berlin.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

British Embassy Berlin can only provide a very limited range of notarial and documentary services. 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 Germany.

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Our people

Sir Sebastian Wood KCMG

Sir Sebastian Wood KCMG

British Ambassador to Germany

Contact us

British Embassy Berlin

Wilhelmstraße 70/71
10117 Berlin
Germany

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