About British Embassy Muscat, main contact

British Embassy
PO Box 185
Mina Al Fahal
116 Muscat

Telephone enquiries
+968 2460 9000

Fax general
+968 2460 9010

Fax commercial
+968 2460 9012

Fax consular
+968 24609011

Visa International Enquiry Service

Opening hours:
Sunday to Thursday, 7:30am to 2:30pm (Local)
Sunday to Thursday, 4:30am to 11:30am (GMT)

If you need to visit the British Embassy for a consular issue, you may need to make an appointment.

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: muscat.enquirieswebsite@fcdo.gov.uk

The British Embassy cannot answer any enquiries about visa applications or the visa application process. Please visit www.vfsglobal.co.uk

Commercial: DIT.Muscat@fcdo.gov.uk

For all notarial and documentary services an appointment has to be made in advance of your visit. Please visit the notarial and documentary services section for detailed guidance.

Privacy notice

If you visit the British Embassy Muscat see our privacy notice for visitors which explains how we will process your data for security and public health management reasons.

Public and Privilege Holidays 2022

No. of Days Date Day Holiday
1 2 Jan Sunday New Year’s Day
2 17-18 April Sunday, Monday Easter
3 1-3 May* Sunday, Monday, Tuesday Eid al-Fitr
1 05-Jun Sunday Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
2 10-11 July* Sunday, Monday Eid al-Adha
1 31 July* Sunday Islamic New Year
1 9 October* Sunday Prophet’s Birthday
2 20-21 November* Sunday, Monday National Day
2 25-26 December Sunday, Monday Christmas Day and Boxing day

All holidays marked with an asterisk (*) may vary as per the Lunar Calendar and Local Government announcements.