The British Embassy in Sana'a is unable to provide any consular assistance as operations have been temporarily suspended.

The British Embassy in Sana’a temporarily suspended operations in 2015 as a result of conflict in Yemen, and is currently unable to provide any consular assistance.

British nationals who remain in Yemen should call the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office on +44 (0)20 7008 1500, if they require urgent consular assistance.

If you do choose to remain you should minimise movement around the country and within cities and towns and follow the other precautions in the travel advice.

British Nationals in Yemen or thinking of travelling to Yemen should regularly check the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office’s travel advice for Yemen

You can contact the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office at any time by calling +44 (0)20 7008 1500.

If your enquiry concerns an application for a British passport, you should call +44 (0)300 222 0000 on Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 8:00pm and at weekends and public holidays from 9:00am to 5:30pm. The United Kingdom is currently two hours behind AST (Arabia Standard Time).

Development work in Yemen

Yemen is the poorest country in the Middle East and has been enduring armed conflict for the last 7 years. The conflict and associated political, economic and humanitarian crises have deepened already severe poverty and gender inequality.

Find out more in the country profile for Yemen.

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Richard Oppenheim

British Ambassador to Yemen

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British Embassy Sana'a has temporarily suspended operations from Wednesday 11 February 2015

British Embassy /938 Thahr Himyar Street
East Ring Road, near Mövenpick Hotel

Telephone (for British nationals)
+44 (0)20 7008 1500

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