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

Our work covers a range of issues including EU policies, trade relations, the single market, energy security and climate change. You can access UK government services while in Slovakia.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Slovakia and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +421 2 5998 20 00. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Slovakia, 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 Bratislava.

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 British passport and witness a signature. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Legalisation services

Bratislava provides legalisation services. Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.

Consular fees

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

Our people

Mr Andrew Garth

Mr Andrew Garth

British Ambassador to Slovakia

Contact us

British Embassy Bratislava

Panská 16
811 01 Bratislava

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