I Need Help

Click on the link below that describes your situation: I’m being forced to marry in the UK If you are being forced to get married in the UK, and are in the UK now:

  • Call the Forced Marriage Unit: 020 7008 0151 They are open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. If you are low on credit, they can call you back.
  • When the FMU is closed, call the Foreign Office Response Centre: 020 7008 1500. It might take a while to get through, but keep trying.
  • If you are in immediate danger right now and cannot get through to the FMU, then call the Police on 999.

They will not tell your family. Your call will be completely confidential. They will help advise you on what to do in your particular situation. I’m abroad and being forced into marriage If you are a British national abroad and are being forced into marriage, contact the nearest British Consulate, Embassy or High Commission who will be able to help you:

  • 1. Make a copy of your passport
  • 2. Find out your flight details and make a copy of the tickets if possible
  • 3. Find out where you will be staying if possible
  • 4. Find out the number of the British Embassy or High Commission where you are going and keep it with you. If you are in trouble when you are away and you contact them, they will get in touch with the Forced Marriage Unit in Britain and try to help get you back safely. You can click here for a list of British Embassies abroad.

If you have a friend or someone you can trust, give them the details of 1, 2 and 3 above before you go, and the number of the Forced Marriage Unit. If anything does happen while you are away, these details could help get you back safely. I was forced into marriage and want some advice about what I can do If you have been forced into marriage and want to find a way out, call the Forced Marriage Unit on 020 7008 0151.Your call is completely confidential. They can give you advice on your options as well as information on safe places you may be able to stay and people to talk to.You can also look up the list of useful organisations that may be able to help you.If you are in immediate danger, call the Police on 999 stock4_100-8801855

Don’t worry on your own – you can find help!