Our mission

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory. The Office of the Governor supports the Governor and Commander-in-Chief in carrying out his constitutional role and duties as Her Majesty’s Representative in Gibraltar.

The Governor has special responsibilities for the conduct in Gibraltar of:

  • external affairs
  • defence
  • internal security
  • certain functions in relation to public offices

There is no formal British consular representation in Gibraltar and the local authorities deal with all requests for consular assistance.