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

Our staff are currently working remotely due to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we are available 24/7. If you are in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.

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.

Find out more on our UK and Venezuela news page.

We provide services to British nationals living and visiting Venezuela.

You can access UK government services while in Venezuela.

Urgent assistance

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

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

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

If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +58 (212) 3195800 or +58 (0) 212 263-8411.

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

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

Andrew Soper

British Ambassador to Venezuela

Contact us

British Embassy Caracas

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

Caracas
Miranda
Venezuela

Use our contact form for consular enquiries: www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-caracas

For enquiries that are not about consular issues: ukinvenezuela@fcdo.gov.uk

Office hours:
Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

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Consular Section

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

Caracas
Miranda
Venezuela

If you are a British national and need assistance call +58 (0) 212 319 5800 or +58 (0) 212 263-8411 or use our contact form for consular enquiries:
https://www.contact-embassy.service.gov.uk/?country=Venezuela&post=British%20Embassy%20Caracas

Office hours:
Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

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Visa Application Centre (VAC)

UK Visa Application Centre (VAC)
Centro Comercial San Ignacio
Nivel Terraza, Local T-30
La Castellana

Caracas
Miranda
Venezuela

For UK visa information, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration

From Monday to Friday: 08:00 a.m prime time appointments; 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to receive applications; 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to collect passports.

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