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.

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.

Urgent assistance

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 national in Cyprus, 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.

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 the British High Commission Nicosia or at the British High Commission Nicosia, North office.

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 discuss further or email nicosia.consular@fco.gov.uk to make an appointment for a civil partnership.

Consular fees

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

Our people

Matthew Kidd CMG

Matthew Kidd CMG

British High Commissioner to Cyprus

Contact us

British High Commission Nicosia

Alexander Pallis Street
PO Box 21978

Nicosia
1587
Cyprus

Access and opening times

Consular section

Consular section
Alexander Pallis Street
PO Box 21978

Nicosia
1587
Cyprus

Access and opening times