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

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

If you are a UK national and need consular assistance in Eswatini, contact the British High Commission in Pretoria. There is no Consular Office at the British High Commission Mbabane.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Eswatini, see our Eswatini 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 Eswatini and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +27 12 421 7500. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Eswatini, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you are abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you cannot get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Emergency Travel Documents for British nationals in Eswatini are printed in South Africa, you may be required to pay for courier costs.

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 are not sure, check if you’re a British citizen.

If you are not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

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, you should contact a local notary. A standard letter is available to confirm we do not offer these services in Eswatini.

Consular fees

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

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British High Commission Mbabane


For consular enquiries, use our contact form.

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