British Embassy Muscat, main contact

British Embassy
PO Box 185
Mina Al Fahal

116 Muscat

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. 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


Public holidays

The following are the possible dates approved by the British Ambassador for holiday for this year:

Date Holiday
Sunday 1 January New Year’s Day
Thursday-Sunday 13 - 16 April Easter
Sunday *23 July Renaissance Day
Monday-Tuesday *26-27 June Eid al Fitr
Sunday-Monday *3-4 September Eid al Adha
Sunday *23 September Islamic New Year
Wednesday-Thursday *22-23 November National Day
Monday *3 December Prophet’s Birthday
Monday-Tuesday *24-27 December Christmas & Boxing Day


All Holidays marked (*) may vary as per Muslim Calendar and Local Government announcements.