The British Embassy in San Salvador maintains and develops relations between the UK and El Salvador.
Find out more on our El Salvador and the UK news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting El Salvador.
If you’re travelling in El Salvador, 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 El Salvador during coronavirus.
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in El Salvador and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you’re in El Salvador and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +503 2511-5757.
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 may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
The Honorary Consulate in San Salvador provides legalisation services. Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in El Salvador.
British Embassy San Salvador
Switchboard +503 2511-5757
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: email@example.com
Monday to Thursday 7:30am to 4:30pm
Friday 7:30am to 11:30am