We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Italy. The British Embassy in Rome provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Italy.
The British Embassy in Italy maintains and develops relations between the UK and Italy. Find out more on our UK and Italy news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Italy. You can access UK government services while in Italy.
We work to secure strong relations between the United Kingdom and Italy, our partner in many international organisations such as the G7, G20 and NATO. We cooperate on a wide range of issues including the economy, in particular measures that generate wealth in both our countries, commercial regulation in the single market, energy policy and international security. We also cover San Marino remotely.
We work to improve the relations between scientists and researchers working on innovative projects in Italy and the UK. We have a team dedicated to sharing our armed forces’ expertise and to developing stronger ties and opening up the military sector to UK commercial contacts.
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Italy and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online
If you’re in Italy and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +39 06 4220 0001 (available 24/7, 365 days a year for British nationals) – choose 1 for English and then 2 for Consular Services (within office hours) or 4 for an emergency involving a British national (outside of office hours).
Get 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
We cannot offer any notarial and document services currently. We’ve been working hard to provide a normal level of service but, with rapidly changing coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, we have to adjust our services to keep our customers and staff safe.
If you think you urgently need a notarial service, telephone 06 4220 0001: select 1 for English and 2 for consular services.
We offer limited notarial services at the embassy, including administering an oath of British citizenship. We also produce informative notes you can download for free to present to the local authorities if asked for certain certificates. For full details see our notarial and documentary services guide for Italy).
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Italy.
We also provide services in Milan.
British Embassy Rome
Via XX Settembre 80/a
Telephone +39 06 4220 0001 (24 hours)
Fax +39 06 4220 2334
UK Representation to the UN Agencies for Food and Agriculture
Via XX Settembre 80/a
Telephone: +39 06 4220 0001
Fax: +39 06 4220 4909