Attitudes towards LGBTQ+ travellers around the world can be very different from those in the UK. However, you’re unlikely to have any problems if you prepare well and research your destination before you go.
Where can you find information?
Advice for LGBTQ+ travellers while overseas
What you should do if you have a problem overseas?
British embassy staff will help you if you run into problems overseas, especially if you feel that you can’t approach the local police. They won’t make generalisations, assumptions or pass judgement.
The staff overseas monitor and record incidents brought to their attention by British nationals about the treatment they have received from host authorities and issues of concern are regularly raised with the relevant body.
Passport identity of transgender travellers
You will usually be able to get a passport in your new name if you can provide documentary evidence detailing the date and circumstance of the name change. Contact the Identity and Passport Service for more information.
Below are some links to useful online resources: