Guidance: Support for British and non-British nationals in Afghanistan

Guidance Support for British and non-British nationals in Afghanistan

We continue to work at pace to assist people facing serious risk in Afghanistan.

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The UK evacuation operation has ended. View updates on foreign travel advice.

British nationals

If you are a British national, or family member of a British national in Afghanistan, call +44 1908 516 666 (or 01908 516 666 in the UK) and select the option ‘Consular services for British nationals’.

Non-British nationals

ARAP

The Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (ARAP) is for Afghans who have supported British efforts in Afghanistan, for example interpreters and other personnel. View further details on ARAP.

Helpline

If you are a non-British national in Afghanistan, or are the family member of a non-British national in Afghanistan, and in need of assistance, call +44 2475 389 980 (or 02475 389 980 in the UK).

This helpline is not providing advice on eligibility for the full Afghan citizens’ resettlement scheme and it is not for registering interest for the scheme. Please continue checking back on the Afghan citizens’ resettlement scheme page for updated details of the scheme.

Published 22 August 2021
Last updated 31 August 2021 + show all updates

  1. The Afghan helpline is not providing advice on eligibility for the full resettlement scheme and it is not for registering interest for the scheme now that the evacuation process has been completed. Please continue checking back on the Afghan citizens’ resettlement scheme page for updated details of the scheme.

  2. Added advice on travel to Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport.

  3. Updated opening hours for non-British nationals helpline.

  4. First published.

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