The British Embassy in Paris maintains and develop relations between the UK and France. The UK's network in France and Monaco supports the government's main aims overseas: keeping Britain safe, making Britain prosperous and helping British nationals.
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 France news page.
We provide consular services to British nationals living and visiting France.
Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals living in Europe including our practical guide to Living in France. You can also read about our outreach meetings for British citizens across France.
If you’re travelling in France, see our France 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 France and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice, then you can contact us online.
If you’re in France and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked or arrested), call +33 (0)1 44 51 31 00. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British person in France, call 020 7008 1500.
If your passport has been lost or stolen
If you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you cannot get a new or replacement passport in time to travel, apply online for an emergency travel document
If a British person dies in France
Read this guide for what to do if a British person dies in France to help you through the practical arrangements you need to follow after a death in France.
If you are dealing with the death of a child, multiple deaths, a suspicious death or a case of murder or manslaughter, or have read the guide and feel you need more support, call +33 (0)1 44 51 31 00.
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 France.
We also provide services in:
British Embassy Paris
Paris Cedex 08