The British Embassy in Tirana maintains and develops relations between the UK and Albania

Find out more on our Albania and the UK news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Albania.

You can access UK government services while in Albania.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Albania, see our Albania Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

If you’re in Albania and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call 355 4 223 4973 / +44 20 7136 6857 (open 24/7).

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.

Apply online for 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

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the current state of emergency, we have suspended our notarial and documentary services. The only service we are providing is Emergency Travel Documents.

We may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit; make a certified copy of a document and unite documents. 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 Albania.

Our people

Alastair King-Smith

British Ambassador to Albania

Contact us

British Embassy Tirana

Rruga Skenderbeg 12

+355 4 223 4973/4/5

+355 4 224 7697

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email:

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