The British High Commission in Cyprus maintains and develops relations between the UK and Cyprus. We work closely with the Cyprus government on a wide range of issues, including political, commercial, security and economic questions of interest to the UK and Cyprus.
As a mark of respect, the British High Commission in Nicosia will be closed on Monday 19 September, the day of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral.
Find out more on our UK and Cyprus news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Cyprus. You can access UK government services while in Cyprus.
If you’re travelling in Cyprus, see our Cyprus 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 Cyprus and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online
If you’re in Cyprus and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +357 22 861100. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British person in Cyprus, call 020 7136 6857 (24/7, 365 days a year).
Get 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.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We offer limited notarial and documentary services. See the full list of services we provide.
Register a civil partnership
You may be able to register a civil partnership at the British High Commission in Cyprus – this service can only be offered at our Alexander Pallis street office (south). Contact us to make an appointment for a civil partnership.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Cyprus.