How we can help if things go wrong

What if something goes badly wrong while you’re abroad? What if you’re the victim of a crime, or fall ill? What if someone close to you dies abroad, or suffers other serious misfortune? In this section we explain how we can help.

Call us if you need assistance abroad:

Our Consular Assistance team in London can be reached on:

020 7008 1500 (+44 020 7008 1500 from abroad)

This number operates 24 hours a day

What to do if things go wrong

Recent news and events

LOCATE: new service to help find citizens in an emergency
16/05/2008

The FCO today launches a new service called LOCATE which will help it to track down Britons in the event of a crisis abroad.

Comoros Travel Advice Update
08/05/2008

The Foreign Office has changed its travel advice for Comoros

Foreign Office launches web page on Champions League final in Moscow
30/04/2008

The FCO launched a new web page on 30 April giving advice and tips for football fans intending to head to Moscow for the Champions League Final.

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