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

Find out more on our UK and Maldives news page. You can also access UK government services while in Maldives.

The High Commission in Colombo provides consular assistance to British nationals in Maldives.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Maldives, see our Maldives 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 Maldives and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

If you urgently need help (for example if you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +94 11 5390639.

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.

If your passport has been lost you will need a police report and English translation before an ETD can be issued.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

The British High Commission does not provide any notarial services and recommends that you check the lawyers list or seek advice from a local notary public.

Consular fees

The British High Commission in Colombo charges fees for some consular services. See the full list of consular fees in Maldives.

Our people

Caron Röhsler

British High Commissioner to Maldives

Contact us

British High Commission Malé


Contact form

General telephone
+94 11 5390639

+94 11 5390694

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email

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