British Embassy Kinshasa

83, Avenue Roi Baudouin

Democratic Republic of the Congo


Opening hours


Monday to Thursday: 7:00 am to 3 pm and Friday: 7:00 am to 1 pm Consular opening hours - Monday to Friday: 7:00 am to 11 am

Local Time

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 4 pm and Friday: 8:00 am to 2 pm Consular opening hours - Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 12:00

Out of hours: Embassy answer machine gives a contact number.

Public Holidays 2017

Date Holiday
Monday 2 January Substitute day for New Year’s Day (as the 1st January falls on Sunday)
Wednesday 4 January Martyrs’ Day
Monday 16 January Hero’s Day (LD Kabila)
Tuesday 17 January Hero’s Day (Lumumba)
Friday 14 April Good Friday
Monday 17 April Easter Monday
Monday 1 May Labour Day
Wednesday 17 May Armed Forces Revolution Day
Monday 29 May Spring Bank Holiday
Friday 30 June Independence Day
Tuesday 1 August Parents Day
Monday 28 August Summer Bank Holiday
Monday 25 December Christmas Day
Tuesday 26 December Boxing Day