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

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

You can access UK government services while in Romania. Find out more on our Romania and the UK news page.

Read the latest information on the rights and status for UK nationals living in Europe and our practical guidance on Living in Romania.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Romania, see our Romania travel advice.

If you’re in Romania and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online

If you’re in Romania and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +40 (21) 201 7200. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British person in Romania, call 020 7008 5000 (24/7, 365 days a year).

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’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.

If a British person dies in Romania

Read this guide for what to do if a British person dies in Romania to help you through the practical arrangements you need to follow after a death in Romania.

If you are dealing with the death of a child, multiple deaths, a suspicious death or a case of murder or manslaughter, or have read the guide and feel you need more support, call +33 (0)1 44 51 31 00.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We may be able to offer notarial services, including making a certified copy of a document. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

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 Romania.

Our people

British Ambassador to Romania
Andrew Noble LVO

Contact us

British Embassy Bucharest

24 Jules Michelet
010463 Bucharest

General enquiries
+40 (21) 201 7200

Consular enquiries
+40 (21) 201 7351/+44 20 7008 5000

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email

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