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.

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

Urgent assistance

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

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 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.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees Kuwait.

Our people

Michael  Davenport  MBE

Michael Davenport MBE

British Ambassador to Kuwait

Contact us

British Embassy Kuwait, main contact

British Embassy
Arabian Gulf Street

Kuwait City
Kuwait City

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

Access and opening times

British Embassy Kuwait, postal

British Embassy
P O Box 2

13001 Safat