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:
29 August, 26 and 27 December.
On Wednesday 7 September the Embassy is closed from 9 - 12. The reception is open in the afternoon from 2 - 4pm Visa and passport sections are closed all day.
On Friday 4 November we close at 12.30 pm
On Friday 23 December we close at 12.30