We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Venezuela. The British Embassy in Caracas provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Venezuela.

We play an active role in strengthening political, economic and cultural links between Venezuela and the United Kingdom at all levels. Our work includes providing commercial, consular, visa and information services.

You can access UK government services while in Venezuela.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Venezuela and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +58 (212) 3195800. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Venezuela, call +44 (0) 207 008 1500.

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.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

You are advised to obtain a police report for a lost passport as well as for a stolen passport before your appointment.

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • 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 book an appointment for an emergency travel document at British Embassy Caracas.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We may be able to offer notarial services, including certificates, letters, and notes available. 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 Venezuela.

Our people

John Saville

John Saville

British Ambassador to Venezuela

Contact us

Consular Section

Torre La Castellana, Piso 11
Avenida Principal de la Castellana (Av. Eugenio Mendoza),
Urbanización La Castellana

Caracas
Venezuela

The Embassy is currently working on a reduced service level for consular customers (in person). If a British national needs emergency assistance, please call +58 (0) 212 319-5800.

Access and opening times

British Embassy Venezuela

Torre La Castellana, Piso 11
Avenida Principal de la Castellana (Av. Eugenio Mendoza),
Urbanización La Castellana

Caracas
Venezuela

Office hours:
Monday to Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm;
Friday 8:00am to 1:15pm

Access and opening times

Visa Application Centre

Centro de Solicitud de Visas para el Reino Unido
Centro Comercial San Ignacio
Nivel Terraza, Local T-30
Urb. La Castellana

Caracas
Venezuela

Open to the public:
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm to receive applications; 4:00pm to 5:00pm to return passports

Access and opening times