British Consulate General New York

845 Third Avenue
New York NY 10022

About us

Visit our profile page for more about the work we do.

Opening hours

Due to security considerations, public access is by appointment only.

Telephone: 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Emergency consular assistance following the death, hospitalisation, arrest, or other serious incident involving a British national is available 24 hours by calling +1 212 745 0200

Visa enquiries

   Service not offered at this location.

Check if you need a visa or send an enquiry to UK Visas and Immigration.


   Service not offered at this location.

Find out how to apply for a British passport or send an enquiry to Her Majesty’s Passport Office.

Services available by appointment in New York

Make an appointment on-line for the following services, or contact us by telephone for further help.

Disabled Access

Our offices are fully equipped with facilities for disabled visitors. If you need special assistance, please contact us before you arrange an appointment.

Press enquiries

Our press team answers media enquiries about the work of the UK government and the British Consulate General in New York. To contact the press team, please email us.

Department for International Trade (DIT)

DIT helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy, acknowledged as Europe’s best place from which to succeed in global business.

Public holidays in 2018

On the following public holidays, our office will be closed for normal business. Emergency consular assistance for British nationals is available by telephone.

  • Monday 1 January
  • Monday 15 January
  • Monday 19 February
  • Friday 30 March
  • Monday 2 April
  • Monday 28 May
  • Wednesday 4 July
  • Monday 3 September
  • Monday 8 October
  • Monday 12 November
  • Thursday 22 November
  • Friday 23 November
  • Tuesday 25 December
  • Wednesday 26 December