We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Brunei. The British High Commission in Bandar Seri Begawan provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Brunei.

Services for British nationals

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. 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.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
  • not a British citizen or
  • applying for a child under 16 years old

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, please make an appointment with the Consular Officer. Please 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 please contact a notary public.

Consular fees

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

Our people

Richard Lindsay

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

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

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Consular Section

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

BS 8674
Brunei

For appointments only:
Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 10:30am*
*Except during office holidays

Book your consular appointment [here](https://www.consular-appointments.service.gov.uk/fco/#!/british-high-commission-bandar-seri-begawan/-/service_list).

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