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

Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals in the EU and our Living in Germany guidance.

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.

Find out more on our UK and Germany news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Germany.

You can access UK government services while in Germany.

Read about our upcoming outreach meetings for British citizens working and living in Germany.

Please click here for our frequently asked questions.

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.

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.

Once you have applied and your application has been processed, you will receive confirmation that you can collect your emergency travel document.

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

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.

We also provide services in:


UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) is responsible for all Visa matters. The British Embassy does not deal with visa services and cannot advise you on visa matters.

If you have questions regarding the visa application process, please visit this website for the relevant contact details. You can find information about the service offered by the visa application centres in Germany here

Our people

Sir Sebastian Wood KCMG

British Ambassador to Germany

Contact us

British Embassy Berlin

Consular Section
Wilhelmstraße 70/71
10117 Berlin

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email

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