The British Embassy in Madrid maintains and develop relations between the UK and Spain.
Our staff are working remotely. When calling, you may therefore hear a message stating that our offices are closed. However, we are available 24/7. If in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.
Find out more on our UK and Spain news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Spain. You can access UK government services while in Spain.
Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals in the EU.
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 Madrid, northern or central Spain 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 +34 91 714 6300. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Spain, 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 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
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 in Spain.
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