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.

You can access UK government services while in 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.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in France, see how to Return to the UK during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. If you cannot return at this time, see how to stay safely in France during coronavirus. 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, arrested or someone has died), call +33 (0)1 44 51 31 00.

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 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.

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

British Ambassador to France

  • Matthew Lodge

    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

Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-paris

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email France.Enquiries@fco.gov.uk

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