Please note that the passport and visa sections have different opening hours to the reception.
Reception open to the public
Monday - Friday 9am - 12 noon and 2pm - 4pm
Switchboard - we take calls
Monday: 1.30pm – 4pm
Tuesday: 1.30pm – 4pm
Wednesday: 9am – 12.30 and 2 – 4 pm
Thursday: 1.30pm – 4pm
Friday: 1.30pm – 4pm
Tel: 020 7917 6400
Appointments and collection only:
Mon 9-12 noon and 2-3 pm, Tues 9-12 noon, Wed closed, Thurs 9-12 noon, Fri 9-12 noon
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9-11 am. Wednesday closed. Emergency passports are issued for one urgent imminent journey only.
The passport section will require evidence of urgency and a booked ticket when you apply.
Telephone passport section - General queries no appointments
Tuesday, Friday 2-3pm on 020 7917 6410
We often have many callers and you might prefer to e mail your query. Appointments are online only. It is not possible to book appointments by phone or e mail.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9-11.
Tues, Thurs 2 - 3 pm on 020 7917 6418
We often have many caller and you might prefer to e mail your query
During 2016 the Embassy is closed:
26 and 27 December.
On Wednesday 30 November we close at 12.30 pm
On Tuesday 20 December we close at 12.30 pm
On Friday 23 December we close at 12.30 pm
During 2017 the Embassy is closed:
2 January, 18 January, 14 April, 17, April, 1 May, 29 May, 6 June,
23 June, 28 Augusti, 25 December, 26 December
On 13 April the Embassy closes at 3 pm.
On 3 November the Embassy closes at 12.30