We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Burundi. The British Embassy in Bujumbura provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Burundi.

The British Embassy Liaison Office is a subordinate Post to the British High Commission in Kigali. We deal with a wide range of political, commercial, security and economic questions of interest to the UK and Burundi. The British Embassy Liaison Office in Bujumbura can offer limited consular assistance to British Nationals in Burundi.

You can access UK government services while in Burundi.

Consular services

We provide limited consular assistance to British Nationals in Burundi. We facilitate the renewal of British passports for British nationals in Burundi.

We support British businesses looking to expand their business interests in Burundi.

The British Embassy Liaison Office opening hours are as follows:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:00 to 12:30 and 14:00 to 17:30
  • Friday: 8:00 to 12:00

We also provide services in Kigali.

Our people

William  Gelling  OBE

William Gelling OBE

British Ambassador to Burundi

  • Jenny Wilcox

    Deputy High Commissioner, British High Commission Kigali

Contact us

British Embassy Liaison Office Bujumbura

Building Old East Bujumbura, 1st Floor
Place de L’Independence

Bujumbura
Bujumbura
Burundi

All inquiries concerning consular services can be forwarded to the High Commission in Kigali.

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