The British Consulate General in Boston maintains and develops relations between the UK and the USA.

Our services involve working across political, commercial, security and economic areas of interest to the UK and New England states. The consulate provides consular assistance to British nationals in the New England region.

Find out more on our USA and the UK news page

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Connecticut (except Fairfield County).

You can access UK government services while in the USA.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont or Rhode Island and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 617 245 4500. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in the USA, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at British Consulate-General Boston.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in the USA.

We also provide services in:

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British Consulate General Boston

One Broadway
Cambridge MA 02142
USA

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Press Enquiries

Our press and public affairs officers answer media enquiries about the UK government and the work of the British Consulate General Boston.

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Passport enquiries

Service not offered in Boston.
Her Majesty's Passport Office is the sole issuer of British passports and handles all enquiries relating to passport enquiries.

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