British Embassy Vienna
The UK's diplomatic presence in Austria consists of the Embassy, the Mission to the UN and the Delegation to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).
The British Embassy in Austria maintains and develops relations between the UK and Austria. Find out more on our UK and Austria news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Austria. You can access UK government services while in Austria.
Find out more about the UK Mission to the UN in Vienna and OSCE Delegation.
Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals living in Europe and our practical guide to Living in Austria.
If you’re travelling in Austria, see our Austria Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
If you’re in Austria and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online
If you’re in Austria and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call the British Embassy Consular Section in Vienna on +43 (1) 71 6130. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British person in Austria, call 020 7008 5000 (24/7, 365 days a year).
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.
Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) holders cannot apply for an emergency travel document. Emergency travel documents are for British nationals only.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
Information about official documents, certificates, and notes available at the consular section in Vienna.
We charge for some services. Details of our current fees and the standards of service you can expect to receive are on display in our Consular section.
Lindsay Skoll CMG
Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna
Deputy Head of Mission, Austria
British Embassy Vienna
+43 (1) 716130 / +44 20 7008 5000
+(43) (1) 71613 2900
Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including information on living in Austria after the UK’s exit from the EU:
For media enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
For the Defence Section: email@example.com
UK Mission to the United Nations Vienna
+43 (1) 716130/+44 20 7008 5000
+43 (1) 71613 4900
United Kingdom Delegation to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
+43 (1) 716130