British Ambassador to Tunisia
We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Tunisia. The British Embassy in Tunis provides services to British nationals living in and visiting 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.
Services for British nationals
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. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Tunisia, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
- are over 16 years old and
- are a British citizen and
- have previously owned a British passport
- over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
- not a British citizen or
- applying for a child under 16 years old
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at British Embassy Tunis.
Other consular services
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.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Tunisia.
British Embassy Tunis, main contact
Rue du Lac Windermere
Les Berges du Lac
Telephone +216 71 108 700
Fax Management +216 71 108 749
Fax Consular +216 71 108 779
Fax Commercial +216 71 108 749
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: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday From 9.00am To 12.00pm (Local time), Wednesday Closed
Consular Enquiries : firstname.lastname@example.org
Commercial Enquiries : UKTITunis.email@example.com
Press Enquiries: BritishEmbassyTunis@fco.gov.uk
British Honorary Consulate Sousse
British Honorary Consulate
Immeuble Gloulou II
Ave Mohamed Marouf
Telephone +216 71 108 700