British Ambassador to Mexico
The British Embassy in Mexico City maintains and develops relations between the UK and Mexico.
The British Embassy in Mexico City is closed until further notice while structural assessments of the building are carried out. Please see our Travel Advice for further information.
Find out more on our UK and Mexico news page
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Mexico.
If you’re in Mexico and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call (0052) 55 1670 3200. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Mexico, 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 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 book an appointment for an emergency travel document at British Embassy Mexico City.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer notarial services, including administering an oath, affirmation or affidavit or making a certified copy of a document}. 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 Mexico.
We also provide services in Cancun.
Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Mexico City
British Embassy Mexico City
Address for all correspondence:
Río Lerma, No. 71,
Col. Cuauhtémoc, CP. 06500
Switchboard +52 (55) 1670 3200
The British Embassy offices in Mexico City are temporarily closed due to earthquake damage. Consular services are currently operating from:
Torre Cuadro (3rd floor)
Cda. Blvd. Avila Camacho, 76-3
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
11000 México D.F
Phone +52 (55) 1670 3200 (option 4) for help with an emergency involving a British person
Monday to Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am to 2:00pm