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.

Find out more on our UK and France news page

We provide consular services to British nationals living and visiting France.

You can access UK government services while in France.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in France and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +33 (0)1 44 51 31 00. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in France, 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 Paris.

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 France.

We also provide services in:

Our people

Edward Llewellyn  OBE

Edward Llewellyn OBE

British Ambassador to France

  • Gill Fraser

    Deputy Head of Mission, France

  • Matthew Lodge

    Minister and Ambassador of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to UNESCO

Contact us

British Embassy Paris

35, rue du Faubourg St Honoré
Paris Cedex 08

75383 Paris
France

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Consular services Paris

16 rue d’Anjou
75008 Paris
France

Postal address: British Embassy - BP111-08 - 75383 Paris Cedex 08 - France

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