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 abroad, read our dedicated coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you’re in Kuwait and you need advice which is not covered by reading 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

Michael Davenport MBE

British Ambassador to Kuwait

Contact us

British Embassy Kuwait, main contact

British Embassy
Arabian Gulf Street
Dasman

Kuwait City
Kuwait City
Kuwait

Our working hours are now Sunday to Wednesday 07:30 - 15:30, Thursday 07:30-13:30.

Visitors to British Embassy Kuwait
The Embassy is closed to visitors due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) and the restrictions of movement. We are offering consular services 24/7 online: www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-kuwait. If you have any questions, please call + 965 22594320


The weekend in Kuwait is Friday and Saturday.
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-kuwait

UK Trade & Investment enquiries:
DIT.Kuwait@fco.gov.uk

UK Visas and Immigration Enquiries:
How to apply for a UK visa
https://www.gov.uk/apply-uk-visa

Contact UK Visas and Immigration about your application
https://www.gov.uk/contact-ukvi-inside-outside-uk

Access and opening times

British Embassy Kuwait, postal

British Embassy
P O Box 2

13001 Safat
Kuwait
Kuwait