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

Public access to the British Consulate is by appointment only.

Collecting an Emergency Travel Document: the consulate will email you when your document is ready for collection. Do not go to the consulate until you receive confirmation.

Find out more on our UK and Portugal news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Portugal. We also provide consular assistance to British nationals in Cape Verde. We do not have a Consulate in Cape Verde.

You can access UK government services while in Portugal.

You can access UK government services while in Cape Verde.

Read the latest information on the rights and status for UK nationals Living in Europe and our practical guidance on Living in Portugal.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Portugal, see our Portugal Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you’re in Portugal and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice you can contact us online

If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +351 21 392 4000 or +351 282 490 750. If you are in Cape Verde call +44 (0)20 7008 5000.

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

If you are in Portugal, we may be able to offer notarial services, including certifying copies of British passports, issuing vehicle importation certificates or providing informative notes on name changes. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in Lisbon.

Consular fees

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

Our people

Chris Sainty

British Ambassador to Portugal

Contact us

British Embassy Lisbon

Rua de São Bernardo 33
1249-082 Lisbon
Portugal

Telephone
+351 21 392 40 00

Public access to the Consular Section is by appointment only. 24/7 support is available by telephone for all routine enquiries and emergencies: 00 351 21 392 4000

You can also use our contact form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-lisbon

Visas are processed by the Home Office in the UK. We cannot answer enquiries about entry clearance or visa applications. For visa information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa

British passports are processed by the Passport Office in the UK. We cannot answer enquiries about passports. For information on passports please contact: https://www.gov.uk/browse/abroad/passports

For enquiries related to business between the UK and Portugal, please contact DIT.Portugal@fcdo.gov.uk

For other enquiries, please email: ppa.lisbon@fcdo.gov.uk

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British Consulate Lisbon

Rua de São Bernardo 33
1249-082 Lisboa
Portugal

Telephone
+351 21 392 4000

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-lisbon

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British Vice Consulate Portimão

Edificio A Fábrica
Avenida Guanaré
8501-915 Portimão
Portugal

Telephone
+351 282 490 750

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-portimao

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Department for International Trade Portugal

Rua de São Bernardo 33

1249-082 Lisbon
Portugal

Email
dit.portugal@fcdo.gov.uk

Telephone
+351 21 392 40 00

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