Simon Martin CMG British Ambassador to Morocco

Mr Simon Martin CMG was appointed as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco in February 2020. He presented his credentials to Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita on 28 September 2020. Prior to his appointment in Morocco, Mr Martin was British Ambassador to Bahrain from 2015 to 2019; Deputy Private Secretary to TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall from 2012 to 2014; Director of Protocol at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps from 2009 to 2012. Mr Martin joined the FCO in 1984 and served in London, Rangoon, Budapest and Prague in a number of policy and commercial roles.

The British Embassy in Morocco maintains and develops relations between the UK and Morocco.

Find out more on our UK and Morocco news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Morocco. You can access UK government services while in Morocco. The British Embassy in Rabat and the Honorary Consulate in Marrakech are open for consular support. British Nationals in Morocco who need consular support should call +212 (0) 537 63 33 33 and access the notarial and documentary services guide for consular appointments. All the latest guidance on travel during the COVID-19 pandemic is available on our travel advice page. If you have any coronavirus symptoms, please call the Moroccan Ministry of Health Hotline number 0801004747 or “Allô Samu 141”.  If you’re travelling in Morocco, see our Morocco travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19). See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus. If you’re in Morocco and you need advice which is not covered in our travel advice then you can contact us online. If you’re in Morocco and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +212 (0) 537 633 333.

British Ambassador to Morocco

The Ambassador represents Her Majesty The Queen and the UK government in the country to which they are appointed. They are responsible for the direction and work of the Embassy and its Consulates, including political work, trade and investment, press and cultural relations, and visa and consular services.



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