British Embassy Buenos Aires

Dr Luis Agote 2412 (1425)
Buenos Aires
Argentina

Open to the public: Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm. Office hours: Monday to Thursday: 8:45am to 5:30pm; Friday: 8:45am to 2:00pm. See Access and opening times to make an appointment for notarial services.

General enquiries
askinformation.baires@fco.gov.uk
Consular enquiries
argentina.consulate@fco.gov.uk

Notarial services

We provide limited notarial services by appointment.

Access for the disabled

Wherever possible, we have made our buildings and services accessible. Sometimes however, this is not possible due to security or other restrictions. In these situations we will endeavour to provide a service or access to a building in an alternative way to ensure equality of access for disabled people. To assist disabled visitors, we have set out below details of disabled access at this Embassy. We hope this information is helpful.

General physical access: Embassy

  • The main entrance to the Embassy is accessible to wheelchair-users from the side of the road.
  • There are no steps or staircases to gain access to the Main Reception or Consular/Visa Section
  • Lifts are available to all floors and are accessible for wheelchair-users;
  • There are no disabled toilets available in the Embassy;
  • There is no public parking around the Embassy;
  • Floor coverings: The floors of the Embassy are even and flat. The surrounding areas are the province of the local council, but are generally flat and accessible to disabled people;
  • Handrails are provided on the stairs between floors and are easy to grip;
  • Doors are easily accessible to all users;
  • Emergency/evacuation: staff are available to assist disabled visitors in case of emergency/evacuation. Emergency alarm points are accessible to wheel-chair users;
  • Phones are set at desk height and are accessibly to wheelchair-users.

General physical access: Residence

  • The main entrance to the Residence is accessible to wheelchair-users from the side of the road.
  • There is a step before you can gain access to the Reception area – a portable ramp is available.
  • Lifts are available to all floors and are accessible for wheelchair-users;
  • There are disabled toilets available in the Residence;
  • There is no public parking around the Residence;
  • Floor coverings: The floors of the Residence are even and flat. The surrounding areas are the province of the local council, but are generally flat and accessible to disabled people;
  • Handrails are provided on the stairs between floors and are easy to grip;
  • Doors are easily accessible to all users;
  • Emergency/evacuation: staff are available to assist disabled visitors in case of emergency/evacuation. Emergency alarm points are accessible to wheel-chair users.

Access for visually-impaired visitors

  • Signs are clear and recognisable and use Internationally recognised signs where appropriate;
  • Guide dogs are welcome.

Access for Deaf/hard of hearing visitors

  • Hearing loops are not installed;
  • Minicom and textphones are not installed;
  • Sign language is not available at this time;
  • Hearing dogs are welcome.

Contact us

If you need to visit us or use our services and feel that they may be inaccessible to you, please contact us and we will try to find an alternative way of providing access for you.

Public holidays

The British Embassy in Buenos Aires will remain closed during the following public holidays in 2017:

  • Monday 27 February
  • Tuesday 28 February
  • Friday 24 March
  • Friday 14 April
  • Monday 17 April
  • Monday 1 May
  • Thursday 25 May
  • Tuesday 20 June
  • Monday 21 August
  • Monday 16 October
  • Monday 20 November
  • Friday 8 December
  • Monday 25 December
  • Tuesday 26 December