British Ambassador to Panama
The British Embassy in Panama City maintains and develops relations between the UK and Panama.
Find out more on our Panama and the UK news page
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Panama.
If you’re in Panama and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +507 297-6550. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Panama, 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 make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at British Embassy Panama City.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit; make 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 Panama.
Deputy Head of Mission, Panama
British Embassy Panama City
Humboldt Tower, 4th Floor
Calle 53, Marbella
Switchboard (507) 297 6550
Facsmile (507) 297 6588
Monday to Thursday 7:30am to 4:30pm
Friday 7:30am to 12:30pm
Consular working hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am to 11:00am