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

We work with Kuwait on a wide range of issues, including defence and security co-operation, cultural and scientific exchange, promoting trade and investment, tackling climate change and supporting international development.

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 travelling in Kuwait, see our Kuwait travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you’re in Kuwait and you need advice which is not covered in 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 +965 2259 4320.

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

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

Belinda Lewis

British Ambassador to Kuwait

Contact us

British Embassy Kuwait, main contact

British Embassy
Arabian Gulf Street
Kuwait City
Kuwait City

+965 2259 4320

Fax political & defence
+965 2259 4339

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.
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

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