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.
If you’re travelling in Poland, see our Poland Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
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 / +44 1908 51 6666.
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.
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.
British Embassy Warsaw
If you are an immediate family member of a British national who lived in Ukraine and need assistance to apply for a visa under the Family Migration route, call +44 808 164 8810 (line open 24 hours, 7 days a week).
The Embassy is currently open for business. We provide consular assistance 24/7, but we ask consular clients to note that visitor access to the Embassy is by appointment only. To make an appointment, please use our contact form at www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-warsaw
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email firstname.lastname@example.org