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

Find out more on our UK and Zimbabwe news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Zimbabwe. You can access UK government services while in Zimbabwe.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Zimbabwe and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +263 242 8585 5200. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Zimbabwe, call + 44 (0) 20 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 due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

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.

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Harare.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We offer the administration of the Oath of Allegiance and issue Emergency Travel Documents. 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 Zimbabwe.


For feedback on our services, please email or for more detailed information visit our complaints procedure.

Our people

Contact us

British Embassy Harare

3 Norfolk Road,
Mount Pleasant,


We are currently experiencing technical issues with our main telephone number. Please phone us on +44 (0)1908 516666 should you encounter difficulties contacting us.

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