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

Through our different departments we contribute to the UK government’s understanding of Tunisia’s political and governance system, we develop opportunities for commercial partnerships between UK and Tunisian companies, we provide assistance to British citizens in distress, and we accept passport applications for British citizens in Tunisia.

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

In accordance with global health advice, the British Embassy in Tunis is temporarily closed to the public and our staff are working from home to respect social distancing guidelines. We remain available 24/7 to provide urgent consular support to British nationals in Tunisia.

If you have an urgent need to speak to a consular officer, please call +216 71 108 700 or email Tunisconsular.enquiries@fco.gov.uk.

You can also consult our travel advice for the latest guidance.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Tunisia, 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 Tunisia during coronavirus.

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

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

If you’re in Tunisia and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +216 71 108 700.

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

Marriage

We can issue certificates of no impediment to enable British nationals to marry in Tunisia. For information on getting married in Tunisia and how to apply for documents, see getting married abroad.

Download Marriage Information Note

We have produced the following information note that you can download free of charge to present to the local authorities. NOTE-Recognition or Validity of Marriage

Notarial and documentary services

We may be able to offer notarial services, including oaths, affirmations and affidavits, and certified copies of British passports and driving licences See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Legalise a document

This service is for customers who require confirmation that the signature, seal or stamp on a document is genuine. It does not certify the authenticity or a document or give approval of its content.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Tunisia.

Our people

Louise De Sousa

British Ambassador to Tunisia

Contact us

British Embassy Tunis, main contact

British Embassy
Rue du Lac Windermere
Les Berges du Lac

Tunis
1053
Tunisia

Use our conatct form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-tunis
Office hours: Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 4.30pm (local time)
Friday 8.00am to 1.00pm (local time)

Consular opening Hours Summer and Winter: Tuesday and Thursday From 9.00am To 11.30am (Local time), and 2.00pm to 3.00pm (Local Time).

The embassy would like to remind the public that the Consular Section does not process visa applications.

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

Commercial Enquiries : UKTITunis.enquiries@fco.gov.uk

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