British Ambassador to Iran
We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Iran. The British Embassy in Tehran provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Iran.
The British Embassy in Iran is responsible for developing and maintaining relations between the UK and Iran.
If you’re in Iran and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +98 (0) 21 6405 2000. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Iran, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
Book an appointment for an emergency travel document at British Embassy Tehran if you do not need to travel in the next 24 hours and:
- are over 16 years old and
- are a British citizen and
- have previously owned a British passport
- over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
- not a British citizen or
- applying for a child under 16 years old
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Iran.
Deputy Head of Mission, Tehran
British Embassy in Tehran
198 Ferdowsi Avenue
Telephone: +98 ( 0)21 6405 2000
If you require routine consular assistance in Iran you should contact +98 ( 0)21 6405 2000 Sunday - Thursday (inclusive) 07.30 - 14.30.