British Consulate Alicante
The consulate is open to visitors Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 1.30pm, excluding public holidays. Consular phone lines are open from 8am to 4pm.
2017 public holidays
Our offices will be closed for the following public holidays in 2017:
|Monday 2 January||New Year´s Day|
|Friday 6 January||Epiphany|
|Monday||13 February||Staff training (emergency assistance still available)|
|Thursday 13 April||Maundy Thursday|
|Friday 14 April||Good Friday|
|Monday 17 April||Easter Monday|
|Monday 1 May||Día de Trabajo|
|Tuesday 15 August||Asunción de la Virgen|
|Monday 9 October||Día de la Comunidad Valenciana|
|Thursday 12 October||Fiesta Nacional de España|
|Wednesday 1 November||Día de todos los Santos|
|Wednesday 6 December||Constitution Day|
|Friday 8 December||Inmaculada Concepción|
|Monday 25 December||Chritsmas Day|
|Tuesday 26 December||Boxing Day|
- British Consul Sarah-Jane Morris
- British Vice Consul Sara Munsterhjelm
The Alicante consulate is located on the 6th floor of a building which has lift access. Wheelchairs fit into the lift but there is no additional space for the carer to accompany the wheelchair user. Wheelchair users who are concerned about how to access the consulate should call the consulate first to ensure they are given any additional assistance needed.
How to find us
By car: approach the city along the coast road N332 or if approaching by motorway take the exit “Alicante Norte/Avenida Denia”. When you reach the marina, you will find an underground car park, and the consulate is 5 minutes walk from there.
By tram: get off at the “Mercado” stop and exit onto the Rambla Méndez Núñez. Walk down this street until you see the consulate building, which is on your left.
By bus: the bus station is located 15 minutes walk from the consulate. When you exit the bus station, turn right and continue until you reach the Rambla Méndez Núñez on your left. Turn onto the Rambla Méndez Núñez and walk up until you see the consulate on your right. Alternatively, take a taxi from the taxi rank located outside the bus station.
By train: the train station is located 20 minutes walk from the consulate. Ask for directions at the tourist information office which is located at the train station or alternatively take a taxi from the taxi rank located outside the train station.