We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Argentina. The British Embassy in Buenos Aires provides services to British nationals in Argentina.

The British Embassy in Buenos Aires maintains and develops relations between the UK and Argentina. Find out more on our UK and Argentina news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Argentina. You can access UK government services while in Argentina.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Argentina, see our Argentina Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19). See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

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

If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call (011) 4808 2200. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British person in Argentina, 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.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We may be able to offer some notarial services, such as making a certified copy of a British passport and some information notes. 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 Argentina.

Feedback on our services

We are keen to improve our services. If you have been in contact with our consular staff in Buenos Aires we would welcome your feedback on what we did well and your suggestions on what we could have done differently or better. Please write to: feedback.consular.services@fcdo.gov.uk.

Our people

Kirsty Hayes

British Ambassador to Argentina

Contact us

British Embassy Buenos Aires

British Embassy Buenos Aires
Dr. Luis Agote 2412 (1425)

Buenos Aires
Argentina

Email
askinformation.baires@fcdo.gov.uk

General enquiries
+54 11 4808 2200

If you are a British person in need of assistance, call +54 11 4808 2200, selecting the option “help for British people visiting or living overseas”. Your call will be answered 24hrs/7days. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British person in Argentina, call 020 7008 5000 (24/7, 365 days a year).

You can also write to us using our contact form: www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-buenos-aires. Consular officers respond to written enquiries as soon as they can.

The Consular Section operates an appointment-only system. Appointment times can be accessed by following the steps for the service you require on our website or by calling +54 11 4808 2200.

For all other Embassy enquiries (not consular related), email: askinformation.baires@fcdo.gov.uk.

Please note this email is only monitored during office hours and is not intended for emergency contact or cases involving British nationals.

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British Council

Carlos Pellegrini 1141 (Remote Teaching Centre)
1009 Buenos Aires
Argentina

- IELTS Argentina: https://www.britishcouncil.org.ar/examen/ielts
- Inquiries about IELTS examination: AR_IELTS@britishcouncil.org.ar or +54 11 5219-4199 | Mon - Fri 10am to 5pm

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