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

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

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Iran, see our Iran travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you’re in Iran and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

If you’re in Iran and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +98 (0) 21 6405 2000.

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.

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

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 Iran.

Our people

Rob Macaire CMG

British Ambassador to Iran

Contact us

British Embassy Tehran

172 Ferdowsi Avenue

Visa International Enquiry Service

Access and opening times