We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Spain. The British Embassy in Madrid provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Spain.

We work on issues including the economy, commercial regulation in the single market, energy policy and international security.

You can access UK government services while in Spain.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Madrid, northern or central Spain and 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

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 the British Embassy Madrid.

Other consular services

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 in Spain.

We also provide services in:

Our people

Simon Manley CMG

Simon Manley CMG

British Ambassador to Spain

Contact us

British Embassy Madrid

Torre Espacio
Paseo de la Castellana 259D

28046 Madrid
Spain

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm

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