The British Consulate General in Los Angeles represents the UK government in southern California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii, Utah, Guam and American Samoa.

We have had consular representation in Los Angeles since the nineteenth century, and UK ties with the region are deep and extensive. Our work involves handling a wide range of political, commercial, cultural, security and economic interests to the UK and our region. The consulate also provides consular assistance to British nationals who live or visit our area of coverage.

Our services

Visas

For information on whether you require a visa for the United Kingdom and how to apply go to the UK Border Agency website

Births, deaths and marriages

Information on how you can register a birth or death which occurred overseas, and legal documents for couples marrying or entering into civil partnerships abroad.

Emergency travel documents

Information on getting an emergency travel document if your passport is lost or stolen while abroad.

Passport renewal

For information on how to apply for your first passport or renew an existing passport, please visit the overseas passport section of this website. Please note that our embassy and consulates are not authorized to respond to individual enquiries about passport applications.

Legalisation Service

How to get official confirmation that your UK public documentation is genuine so it can be accepted by foreign authorities. The UK does not require any documents to be legalised for use within the UK.

Notarial and documentary services

Information about official documents, certificates and letters available at our offices in the US.

Travel Advice

Information on staying safe and avoiding problems when living or travelling abroad, with links to our embassies, high commissions and other diplomatic posts across the world.

Living in the USA

Information for British nationals living in the United States who need information about services that are not provided by our embassy or consulates, but that you may find useful in specific circumstances.

USA & Canada Prison Pack

This guide aims to explain the legal and prison system to British Nationals who are imprisoned. You can also read about how to apply for a transfer back to a UK prison.

Consular fees

Information on the current cost of fee-bearing services.

Our people

Contact us

British Consulate General Los Angeles

2029 Century Park East, Suite 1350
Los Angeles CA 90067
USA

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Press enquiries

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