The British Embassy in Burma maintains and develops relations between the UK and Burma.

We work to achieve international human rights standards (and addressing violations), support processes towards a just peace and poverty reduction. We also provide consular support to British nationals and a UK visa service.

Find out more on our UK and Burma news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Burma. You can access UK government services while in Burma.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Burma and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +95 (0) 1370865. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Burma, 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 British Embassy Rangoon.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit; witness a signature, or make a certified copy of a document. 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 Burma.

Our people

Andrew Patrick

Andrew Patrick

British Ambassador to Burma

  • David Hall

    Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Rangoon

Contact us

British Embassy Rangoon

80 Strand Road
(Box No 638)

Rangoon
Rangoon
Burma

Office hours (local time):
Monday to Thursday - 8am to 4.30pm
Friday - 8am to 1pm

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