The British Embassy in Sudan maintains and develops relations between the UK and Sudan.
Our work covers a range of issues including:
- supporting the peaceful completion of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA)
- working towards an inclusive peace with justice in Darfur
- supporting national and regional stability
- backing human rights
- encouraging the development of democratic and accountable government
- reducing poverty levels
If you’re in Sudan and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +249 (0)156 775500. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Sudan, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
You must make an appointment at British Embassy Khartoum as part of your application for an emergency travel document. Apply online for an emergency travel document](https://www.gov.uk/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 offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit; witness a signature; make a certified copy of a document; prepare a document in English or the local language; legalise a document. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
You must make an appointment to apply for these services.
The British Embassy in Khartoum will no longer legalise the stamp of the Sudanese MFA.
Documents for use in Sudan that have stamped by the Sudanese MFA should require no further legalisation.
The UK does not require foreign documents to be legalised prior to use in the UK. Therefore, documents which have been stamped by the Sudanese MFA and are to be used in the UK do not need to be legalised by the British Embassy in Khartoum.
If the document is to be used in another country, you should contact the legalisation authorities of the country where the document will be used for advice.
Customers requiring their UK public document, such a birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates legalised for use in Sudan should follow the three step process below.
Step 1: Contact the Legalisation Office, Milton Keynes, UK To check if the document can be legalised and to apply online for this service please visit https://www.gov.uk/get-document-legalised. Please note that in order to get your document legalised you may need to get a copy certified, signed and dated by a UK public notary or solicitor. The Embassy does not provide this service. You can locate a UK notary at: http://www.facultyoffice.org.uk/notary/find-a-notary/.
Step 2: Have the document legalised by the Sudanese Embassy in London (Sudan Embassy, 3 Cleveland row, St. James’SW1A 1DD) Opening hours 9am - 4.00 pm (M - F) Tel. 0207 839 8080 https://www.sudan-embassy.co.uk/consular-services/.
Step 3: For use in Sudan the document(s) must be stamped by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Department of Consular Affairs , (Department of Documentation)
Before undertaking these steps, you are encouraged to contact the local authorities for confirmation on what is required.
There is no requirement for the British Embassy in Sudan to view or stamp these documents once these steps are complete.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Sudan.
British Embassy Khartoum
off Sharia Al Baladiya
PO Box No 801
Telephone +249 (0)156 775500
Fax +249 (0)156 775501
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
Sunday to Wednesday - 8am to 4pm
Thursday - 8am to 2:30pm
Sunday to Tuesday - 9am to 12pm
Wednesday to Thursday - Closed
Outside of these opening hours we remain open to British nationals in distress only.
Sunday to Wednesday - Applications by appointment - 8:30am to 12pm
Thursday - Applications by appointment - 8:30am to 11am
Sunday to Thursday - collections by invitation - 1pm to 2pm
Sunday to Tuesday & Thursday - Applications - 8:30am to 11am
Sunday to Tuesday & Thursday - collections by invitation - 1pm to 2pm
Wednesday - Closed