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

Find out more on our UK and Tanzania news page. we provide services to British Nationals living in and visiting Tanzania. You can access UK government services while in Tanzania

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

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 Dar es Salaam.

Other consular services

Consular fees

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

Our people

Sarah Cooke

Sarah Cooke

British High Commissioner to Tanzania

Contact us

British High Commission Dar es Salaam

Umoja House,
Hamburg Avenue, P.O. Box 9200

Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

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