British Embassy Havana

Calle 34 no. 702 esq 7ma

La Habana

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: 8am to 4pm Monday to Thursday, 8am to 1pm 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 +53 7214 2200 option 1 for English / then option 2

Visa enquiries

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


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

Services available by appointment in Havana

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 Embassy in Havana. To contact the press team, please call +537 214 2200

Department for International Trade (DIT)

DIT helps 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 2017

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

Date Holiday
Friday 02 January New Year’s Day
Friday 14 April Good Friday
Monday 17 April Easter Monday
Monday 01 May International Workers’ Day
Monday 29 May Spring Bank Holiday
Fri 26 or Tue 30 May Privilege Holiday / Queen’s Birthday
Tue 25, Wed 26 and Thu 27 July Cuban National Rebellion Day
Monday 28 August Summer Bank Holiday
Tuesday 10 October War of Independence of Cuba
Monday 25 December Christmas Day
Tuesday 26 December Boxing Day