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.

You can access UK government services while in Poland.

Read the latest information on the rights and status for UK nationals Living in Europe and our practical guidance on Living in Poland.

Urgent assistance

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Legalisation services

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.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Poland.

Our people

Jonathan Knott

British Ambassador to Poland

Contact us

British Embassy Warsaw

ul. Kawalerii 12
00-468 Warsaw
mazowieckie
Poland

Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-warsaw

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email info@britishembassy.pl

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