Embassies: Opening Hours
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (The Cotswolds, Conservative)
Jeremy Browne (The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Taunton Deane, Liberal Democrat)
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) provides 24-hour support to British nationals in difficulty abroad through its consular staff abroad and in London. This support is described in our publication “Support for British nationals abroad: A guide”, which is available on the FCO website at:
The Travel and Living Abroad pages on the FCO website provide details of how to contact our staff 24 hours a day, specifically at:
The FCO's 24 hour telephone number is also carried on all consular leaflets and publications. Facebook users can link directly to the “find an Embassy” facility on the FCO website.
The FCO's global response centre (GRC) was launched on