British Consulate Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
The consulate is open to visitors Tuesdays and Fridays from 8:30am 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:
|Tuesday||28 February||Carnival Day (local holiday|
|Thursday||13 April||Maundy Thursday|
|Friday||14 April||Good Friday|
|Monday||17 April||Easter Monday|
|Monday||1 May||Fiesta del Trabajo|
|Tuesday||30 May||Día de Canarias (Regional)|
|Friday||8 September||Nuestra Señora del Pino (local)|
|Thursday||12 October||Fiesta Nacional de España|
|Wednesday||1 November||Día de Todos los Santos|
|Wednesday||6 December||Constitution Day|
|Friday||8 December||Día Inmaculada Concepción|
|Monday||25 December||Chrstmas Day|
|Tuesday||26 December||Boxing Day|
- British Consul Charmaine Arbouin
- British Vice Consul Esther Martin
How to find us
The consulate is located in the port area of the city of Las Palmas, on the island of Gran Canaria. We can be found opposite Parque Santa Catalina at the crossroads of Luís Morote with Albareda. There is wheelchair access.
Arriving by sea: Luis Morote Street runs almost in continuation to the Santa Catalina pier. Cross the square and gardens and past the Science Museum.
Arriving by car: Follow the road sign for “PUERTO” along the Avenida Maritima del Norte until the first road sign for “SANTA CATALINA”, turn right off the Avenida, then turn left after the underpass. An underground car park can be found on the left hand-side immediately after the Science Museum.
Arriving by bus: From Maspalomas, the resort area in the south, bus No. 30 will bring you to the Santa Catalina terminal (Intercambiador) from where it is a short walk across the Santa Catalina Square to the consulate. Other services from the resorts in the south finish at the San Telmo bus station.
From Las Palmas, bus No 12 will bring you from the San Telmo bus station to the corner of Luis Morote.
Wheelchair access is avaiable.