We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Portugal. The British Vice Consulate in Portimão provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Portugal.

You can access UK government services while in Portugal.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Portugal and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +351 282 490 750. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Portugal, 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 Vice Consulate Portimão.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We may be able to offer notarial services, including certifying copies of British passports, issuing vehicle importation certificates or providing informative notes on name changes. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in Portugal.

Consular fees

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

We also provide services in Lisbon.

Contact us

British Vice Consulate Portimão

Edificio A Fábrica
Avenida Guanaré

8501-915 Portimão
Portugal

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