The British High Commission in Brunei maintains and develops relations between the UK and Brunei.

Find out more on our UK and Brunei news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Brunei. You can access UK government services while in Brunei.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Brunei and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call (+673) (2) 222231 or +603 21702200 (option one). If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Brunei, call 020 7008 1500.

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.

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at British High Commission in Bandar Seri Begawan.

Other consular services

Marriage and civil partnerships

We are unable to issue certificates of no impediment. We can issue a document in English advising this, see our documentary services guide about how to make an appointment. Make sure you bring all the required documentation to the appointment.

Notarial and documentary services

For legal reasons, we are unable to carry out notarial acts in Commonwealth countries. This includes certifying documents as true copies of originals, administering oaths or taking affidavits. For these or other notarial acts contact a notary public.

The British High Commission can provide a limited range of documentary services for British nationals in Brunei.

Consular fees

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

Our people

Richard Lindsay

British High Commissioner to Brunei

Contact us

British High Commission Bandar Seri Begawan

2.01, 2nd Floor, Block D,
Kompleks Bangunan Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah,
Jalan Pretty

Bandar Seri Begawan
PO Box 2197
Brunei

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-bandar-seri-begawan
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: ukinbrunei@fco.gov.uk

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 4.30pm
Friday, 8.00am to 12.00pm

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