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

Our mission is to support Libya in becoming a stable, secure and prosperous state. Our teams in Libya cover a range of issues, including diplomatic engagement; education and culture; security and defence; trade and investment; climate change and energy; and development assistance.

The British Embassy Tripoli does not provide consular services. If you are in Libya you can contact the British Embassy Tunis.

Urgent assistance

If you are travelling in Libya, see our Libya travel advice.

If you are in Libya and you need advice which is not covered in our travel advice, you can contact us at: BritishEmbassy.Tripoli@fcdo.gov.uk.

If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), contact the British Embassy Tunis.

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.

Development work in Libya

Our people

Caroline Hurndall MBE

British Ambassador to Libya

Contact us

British Embassy Tripoli

Tripoli
Libya

If you are in Libya and need urgent help from the UK government, you can contact the British Embassy in Tunis on +216 71 108 700 or contact us online using our contact form.

If you are in the UK and are concerned about a British national in Libya, you can call the FCDO in London on +44 (0)20 7008 5000.

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