We maintain and develop relations between the UK and the Netherlands.

Our staff are working remotely. When calling, you may therefore hear a message stating that our offices are closed. However, we are available 24/7. If in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.

The British Embassy in The Hague manages the UK government’s relations with the Netherlands and international institutions based in The Hague. Our work covers a range of issues including the UK government’s policy goals in the Netherlands, and services that support the British economy.

The British Embassy in The Hague is currently not open to the public.

You can access UK government services while in the Netherlands.

News and announcements from the British Embassy in The Hague.

Consular services (including emergency travel documents) are carried out at the British Consulate General in Amsterdam.

Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals living in Europe including our practical guide to Living in the Netherlands.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in the Netherlands, 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 the Netherlands during coronavirus.

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

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

If you’re in the Netherlands and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call the British Consulate General Amsterdam on +31 (0)70 4270 427.

Our people

Peter Wilson CMG

British Ambassador to the Netherlands and UK Permanent Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

Contact us

British Embassy The Hague

Lange Voorhout 10
2514 ED The Hague

Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU:

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email ukinnl@fco.gov.uk

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