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).
If you’re travelling in USA, see our USA Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Connecticut (except Fairfield County), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online
If you’re in Connecticut (except Fairfield County), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 617 245 4500.
Get 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 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.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in the USA.
We also provide services in:
British Consulate General Boston
Cambridge MA 02142
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
Our press and public affairs officers answer media enquiries about the UK government and the work of the British Consulate General Boston.
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.