British Ambassador to Kuwait
The British Embassy in Kuwait maintains and develops relations between the UK and Kuwait.
We work closely on a wide range of issues, including the future of the European Union, EU enlargement and completing the single market, climate change, science and innovation co-operation, foreign policy challenges and defence and police co-operation.
If you’re in Kuwait and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +965 2259 4320. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Kuwait, call 020 7008 1500.
Get 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 British Embassy Kuwait.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
British Embassy Kuwait can only provide a very limited range of notarial and documentary services. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees Kuwait.
Deputy Head of Mission to Kuwait
British Embassy Kuwait, main contact
Arabian Gulf Street
Telephone +965 2259 4320
Fax political & defence +965 2259 4339
Fax consular +965 2259 4359
Fax trade & investment +965 2259 4368
Fax management +965 2259 4352
Our working hours are now Sunday to Wednesday 07:30 - 15:30, Thursday 07:30-13:30.
The weekend in Kuwait is Friday and Saturday.
For information about:
Consular (NOT VISA OR PASSPORT) services to British nationals:
UK Trade & Investment enquiries:
UK Visas and Immigration Enquiries:
How to apply for a UK visa
Contact UK Visas and Immigration about your application
British Embassy Kuwait, postal
P O Box 2