The British Office in Taipei maintains and develops relations between the UK and Taiwan.

Find out more on our UK and Taiwan news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Taiwan. You can access UK government services while in Taiwan

Urgent assistance

If you are in Taiwan and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +886 2 8758 2088. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Taiwan, 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 Office in Taipei.

Other consular services

Get a certified copy of a British passport

This service is for customers who need a certified photocopy of a British passport.

Please be aware that we cannot provide certified copies of British or foreign birth certificates, or foreign identity documents nor of any educational qualifications obtained in the UK.

We are unable to make certified copies of UK driving licences.

Make an appointment for a certified copy of a British passport.

You will need to bring with you:

  • The original British passport that you need a certified copy of
  • Proof of identity/address

If you are a British National who has another enquiry not covered above, you can contact the British Assistance & Services Section by email. Please note, we do not offer in person services without a booked appointment.

Our people

Contact us

British Office Taipei

British Office Taipei
26F, President International Tower
No. 9-11, Song Gao Road,

Xin Yin District Taipei 11073

Office hours:
Monday to Friday
9:00am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 5:00pm (Local Time)
1:00am to 4:30am and 5:30am – 9:00am (GMT)

Access and opening times