British Consul General in Boston
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 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
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.
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
Telephone: +1 617 245 4500