British Consulate Services in Alicante

If you get stuck – you may find the British Embassy / Consulate can help you with certain things:  Visit their web site or download their leaflet here:

  • Provide help if you are a victim of crime, have suffered rape or serious assault, or are in hospital, including contacting your family or friends if you wish
  • Help people with mental health needs
  • Issue replacement full passports via our regional passport centre in Madrid (passport forms can be downloaded from
  • If your passport has been lost or stolen, we may be able to offer you an emergency passport
  • Provide information about transferring funds in an emergency
  • Provide details of local lawyers, interpreters, doctors and funeral directors
  • Do all we properly can to contact you within 24 hours of being told that you have been detained
  • Offer support and help in a range of other cases, such as child abduction, death of relatives overseas, missing persons and kidnapping
  • Make special arrangements in cases of terrorism, civil disturbances or natural disasters
  • Issue certificates, standard translations and provide other notarial services

I would encourage you to use their services or at least read-up on their web site first – it’s useful and usually the most up-to-date.