British Consulate Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Calle Luis Morote 6-3º
35007 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Telephone enquiries:
+34 928 26 25 08

Due to a technical update to our phone line this week, if you cannot reach us on our usual number, please call the British Embassy in Madrid +34 917 146 300 or +44 1908 516666.

Opening hours

The consulate is open to visitors Tuesdays and Fridays from 8:30am to 1:30pm, excluding public holidays. Consular phone lines are open from 8am to 4pm.

2017 public holidays

Our offices will be closed for the following public holidays in 2017:

Date Public holiday
Friday 6 January Epiphany
Tuesday 28 February Carnival Day (local holiday
Thursday 13 April Maundy Thursday
Friday 14 April Good Friday
Monday 17 April Easter Monday
Monday 1 May Fiesta del Trabajo
Tuesday 30 May Día de Canarias (Regional)
Friday 8 September Nuestra Señora del Pino (local)
Thursday 12 October Fiesta Nacional de España
Wednesday 1 November Día de Todos los Santos
Wednesday 6 December Constitution Day
Friday 8 December Día Inmaculada Concepción
Monday 25 December Chrstmas Day
Tuesday 26 December Boxing Day

Consul details

  • British Consul Charmaine Arbouin
  • British Vice Consul Esther Martin

How to find us

The consulate is located in the port area of the city of Las Palmas, on the island of Gran Canaria. We can be found opposite Parque Santa Catalina at the crossroads of Luís Morote with Albareda. There is wheelchair access.

Arriving by sea: Luis Morote Street runs almost in continuation to the Santa Catalina pier. Cross the square and gardens and past the Science Museum.

Arriving by car: Follow the road sign for “PUERTO” along the Avenida Maritima del Norte until the first road sign for “SANTA CATALINA”, turn right off the Avenida, then turn left after the underpass. An underground car park can be found on the left hand-side immediately after the Science Museum.

Arriving by bus: From Maspalomas, the resort area in the south, bus No. 30 will bring you to the Santa Catalina terminal (Intercambiador) from where it is a short walk across the Santa Catalina Square to the consulate. Other services from the resorts in the south finish at the San Telmo bus station.

From Las Palmas, bus No 12 will bring you from the San Telmo bus station to the corner of Luis Morote.

Disabled access

Wheelchair access is avaiable.