British Ambassador to Poland
The British Embassy in Poland maintains and develops relations between the UK and Poland. Our work covers a range of issues including political, commercial, security and economic questions of interest to both countries.
Find out more on our UK and Poland news page
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Poland.
The visa section processes applications for entry clearance to the UK made within the Central and Eastern European region, including Ukraine, Kosovo, Moldova and eight EU countries.
If you’re in Poland and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +48 22 311 00 00. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Poland, call 020 7008 1500.
Get 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.
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Warsaw.
Other consular services
Marriage and civil partnerships
We can issue certificates of no impediment, affirmations or affidavits of marital status and, in some circumstances, perform a marriage or civil partnership for British nationals. For information on getting married in Poland, see getting married abroad.
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit; make a certified copy of a British passport. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We provide legalisation services. Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.
Death and bereavement
We are always prepared to provide as much assistance and advice as possible for relatives and friends in case of the death of a British national in Poland. To help you through the practical arrangements you will need to make in these difficult circumstances, please read our bereavement information.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Poland.