British Embassy Algiers, main contact

Ambassade Britannique,
3 Chemin Capitaine Hocine Slimane (ex Chemin des Glycines).


For consular support please contact us on

Office hours:

The Service is open to the public on Mondays and Thursdays from 9.00am To 12.30pm (local time). Please book an appointment by visiting our services for British nationals and our notarial and documentary services guide.

For any consular enquiry please call 00213 770 085 000 or send an email to

Embassy public holidays 2017

Some holidays are subject to the appearance of the moon (indicated with *), and may be subject to change. Precise dates will be confirmed nearer the time.

Date Holiday
Sunday 1 January New year’s Day
Sunday 16 April Easter Sunday
Monday 17 April Easter Monday
Monday, 1 May International Workers’ day
Sunday, 28 May Spring Bank Holiday
* Monday 26 June * Eid El-Fitr
*Tuesday 27 June * Eid El-Fitr
Wednesday 5 July Independence Day
Sunday 27 August Late Summer Holiday
*Friday 1 September * Eid El-Adha
*Saturday 2 September * Eid El-Adha
*Thursday 21 September *Muharram (Islamic New Year)
*Saturday 30 September *Achoura
Sunday 1 November All Saints Day/ Anniversary of the Revolution
Friday 1 December Mawlid (Prophet’s Birthday)
Sunday 25 December Christmas Day
Monday 26 December Boxing Day