The British Embassy in the Czech Republic maintains and develops relations between the UK and the Czech Republic.
The Embassy is currently open for business. We provide consular assistance 24/7, but we ask consular clients to note that visitor access to the Embassy is by appointment only. To make an appointment, please use our contact form.
If you need urgent consular assistance, please call +420 257 40 2111. Select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to a consular officer. For enquiries that are not about consular issues, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out more on our UK and the Czech Republic news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting the Czech Republic. You can access UK government services while in the Czech Republic.
If you’re travelling in the Czech Republic, 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 the Czech Republic during coronavirus.
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Czech Republic and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online
If you’re in the Czech Republic and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +420 257 40 2111.
Get an emergency travel document
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
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
We can only provide a very limited range of notarial services - we can administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit, or make a certified copy of a British passport. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
For information about services we do NOT provide such as Certificate of No Impediment (CNI), Life Certificates etc see services we do not provide.
The first step you should take if you wish to get married in the Czech Republic is to approach the local registry office (‘Matrika’) of the town hall where you wish to marry.
Please note that the British Embassy Prague cannot issue declarations of marital status or Certificates of Non Impediment (CNI).
For detailed information on getting married in the Czech Republic, including on CNI see births, deaths and marriages.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in the Czech Republic.
UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) is responsible for all visa matters. The British Embassy does not deal with visa services and cannot advise you on visa matters.
If you have questions regarding the visa application process, please visit UKVI website for the relevant contact details. You can find information about the service offered by the visa application centre in the Czech Republic run by TLSContact here.
British Embassy Prague
Telephone +420 257 40 2111
Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email email@example.com
Press Office (media enquiries only)
Telephone: +420 602 285 988
This contact does not provide any consular assistance. For all visa related inquiries contact UK Visas and Immigration (https://www.gov.uk/contact-ukvi-inside-outside-uk). If urgent, call 00 44 203 481 1736 (English), Monday to Friday, 24 hours. Calls cost £1.37 per minute on top of your standard network charges.Access and opening times
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