British High Commissioner to Solomon Islands
The British High Commission in Solomon Islands is also accredited to Nauru and Vanuatu.
We offer a wide range of services that include providing consular assistance to UK nationals, funding for Projects and scholarships for Masters degrees in the UK.
If you’re in Solomon Islands, Nauru or Vanuatu and you urgently need help (eg if you’ve been attacked, arrested or there has been a death), call (+677) 21705. If you’re in the UK and concerned about a British national in Solomon Islands, Nauru or Vanuatu, call 020 7008 1500.
Get or renew a passport
The British embassy can’t help with passport enquiries. Contact Her Majesty’s Passport Office if you need help.
Get an emergency travel document
Contact us as soon as possible if you need an emergency travel document.
Travel advice: for information and advice on travelling to Sololon Islands,see travel advice for Solomon Islands
Get a visa The British embassy can’t help with visa enquiries.
If you’re not a British national, you may need a visa to travel to the UK. Check if you need a UK visa.
If you’re a British national travelling abroad and need to apply for a visa to visit a particular country or check if you need a visa, see the entry requirements on our foreign travel advice for the country you want to visit.
For more information on visas, see UK visas and immigration.
Marriage and civil partnerships
For information on getting married in Solomon Islands, see getting married abroad.
Register a birth or death
If the death occurred in Solomon Islands and you’re still in the country, contact us. If you’re in the UK and hear of the death of a relative from a third party, you should contact the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 020 7008 1500.
Read our guidance on coping with death abroad.
Support if you’ve been arrested
We’ll do all we can to contact you within 24 hours of being told that you’ve been detained or arrested, and will give you a prisoner pack with information for British prisoners in Solomon Islands. We cannot get you out of prison, prevent the local authorities from deporting you after your prison sentence, or interfere in criminal or civil court proceedings.
British High Commission Honiara does not provide legalisation services. Ask the UK government to get a UK document legalised (certified as genuine).
List of English speaking lawyers
Use our list of English speaking lawyers, who may be able to help you with official transactions in Solomon Islands. Please note that inclusion in this list does not constitute official endorsement by the British High Commission or the UK government.
How else we can help
In addition to the services listed above we can also:
issue emergency passports (emergency travel documents)
provide information about transferring funds
provide appropriate help if you have suffered rape or serious assault, are a victim of other crime, or are in hospital
help people with mental illness
provide details of local lawyers, interpreters, doctors and funeral directors
do all we properly can to contact you within 24 hours of being told that you have been detained
offer support and help in a range of other cases, such as child abductions, death of relatives overseas, missing people and kidnapping
contact family or friends for you if you want
make special arrangements in cases of terrorism, civil disturbances or natural disasters
See our list of consular fees.
For general information on living in the Solomon Islands, see living in Solomon Islands
What we cannot do for you
Although we try to help British nationals in a wide range of situations, we cannot:
get you out of prison, prevent the local authorities from deporting you after your prison sentence, or interfere in criminal or civil court proceedings
help you enter a country, for example, if you do not have a visa or your passport is not valid, as we cannot interfere in another country’s immigration policy or procedures
give you legal advice, investigate crimes or carry out searches for missing people, although we can give you details of people who may be able to help you in these cases, such as English-speaking lawyers
get you better treatment in hospital or prison than is given to local people
pay any bills or give you money (in very exceptional circumstances we may lend you some money from public funds, which you will have to pay back)
make travel arrangements for you, or find you work or accommodation
make business arrangements on your behalf
Deputy Head of Mission, British High Commission Honiara
British High Commission Honiara
British High Commission, Honiara
Gallery 3 & 4
Heritage Park Hotel Ltd
Telephone (+677) 21705
Fax (+677) 21549
Monday to Thursday: 8.00am to 12.00pm / 1.00pm to 4.00pm
Friday: 8.00am to 12.00pm / 1.00pm to 3.00pm