We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Pakistan. The British High Commission in Islamabad provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Pakistan.

You can access UK government services while in Pakistan.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Pakistan and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +92 (0)51 201 2000. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Pakistan, 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’re 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 your nearest British High Commission.

Book an appointment for an emergency travel document in the British High Commission Islamabad

Book an appointment for an emergency travel document in British Deputy High Commission Karachi

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

For legal reasons, we’re 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, you should contact a local notary. A standard letter is available to confirm we do not offer these services in Pakistan.

We offer a limited range of documentary services. See the list of documentary services we provide.

Consular fees

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

We also provide services in Karachi.

Our people

Thomas Drew  CMG

Thomas Drew CMG

British High Commissioner to Pakistan

Contact us

British High Commission Islamabad

Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5, P O Box 1122, Islamabad
Islamabad
Pakistan

GMT: Mon-Thurs: 0300-1115; Fri: 0300-0800. Local Time: Mon-Thurs: 0800-1615; Fri: 0800-1300
Consular Public Counter Timings: Mon-Thurs: 0300-0800; Fri: 0300-0700. Local Time: Mon-Thurs: 0800-1300; Fri- 0800-1200.
Consular Telephone Enquiries: Mon-Thurs: 0300-1115; Fri: 0300-0800. Local Time: Mon-Thurs: 0800-1615; Fri- 0800-1300.

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British Deputy High Commission Karachi

Shahrah-e-Iran
Clifton
Karachi 75600

Pakistan

GMT:
Mon-Thurs: 0330-1100
Fri: 0330-0730

Local Time:
Mon-Thurs: 0800-1615
Fri: 0800-1300

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UK Trade & Investment Office, Lahore, Pakistan

65 Mozang Road
PO Box 1679
Lahore

Pakistan

GMT:
Mon-Thurs: 0330-1130
Fri: 0330-0730
Local Time:
Mon-Thurs: 0830-1630
Fri: 0830-1230

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