British Consulate General New York

845 Third Avenue
New York NY 10022

About us

Visit our profile page for more about the work we do.

Opening hours

Due to security considerations, public access is by appointment only.

Telephone: 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Emergency consular assistance following the death, hospitalisation, arrest, or other serious incident involving a British national is available 24 hours by calling +1 212 745 0200

Visa enquiries

   Service not offered at this location.

Check if you need a visa or send an enquiry to UK Visas and Immigration.


   Service not offered at this location.

Find out how to apply for a British passport or send an enquiry to Her Majesty’s Passport Office.

Services available by appointment in New York

Make an appointment on-line for the following services, or contact us by telephone for further help.

Disabled Access

Our offices are fully equipped with facilities for disabled visitors. If you need special assistance, please contact us before you arrange an appointment.

Press enquiries

Our press team answers media enquiries about the work of the UK government and the British Consulate General in New York. To contact the press team, please email us.

UK Trade and Investment (UKTI)

UKTI helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy, acknowledged as Europe’s best place from which to succeed in global business.

Public holidays in 2016

On the following public holidays, our office will be closed for normal business. Emergency consular assistance for British nationals is available by telephone.

Date Holiday
Friday 1 January New Year’s Day
Monday 18 January Martin Luther King Day
Monday 15 February Presidents Day
Friday 25 March Good Friday
Monday 28 March Easter Monday
Monday 30 May Memorial Day
Monday 4 July Independence Day
Monday 5 September Labor Day
Monday 10 October Columbus Day
Friday 11 November Veterans Day
Thursday 24 November Thanksgiving Day
Friday 25 November Privilege Holiday
Monday 26 December Boxing Day
Tuesday 27 December Christmas Privilege Holiday