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.

You can access UK government services while in Iran.

Urgent assistance

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

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.

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

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • 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.

Consular fees

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

Our people

Nicholas Hopton

Nicholas Hopton

British Ambassador to Iran

Contact us

British Embassy in Tehran

198 Ferdowsi Avenue
Tehran
11316-91144
Iran

If you require routine consular assistance in Iran you should contact +98 ( 0)21 6405 2000 Sunday - Thursday (inclusive) 07.30 - 14.30.

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