British High Commission Kampala

British High Commission
4 Windsor Loop, P. O. Box 7070

Opening Hours


Monday to Thursday: 5:30 am to 10 am/11 am to 2 pm and Friday: 5:30 am to 10 am

Local Time:

Monday to Thursday: 08:30 am to 1 pm/2 pm to 5 pm and Friday: 08:30 am to 1 pm

Consular Section:

For Personal Enquiries

Monday to Thursday: 08:45 am to 12:45 pm and Fridays: Closed

For Telephone Enquiries

Monday to Thursday: 08:30 am to 04:30 pm and Friday: 08:30 am to 12:30 pm

The Consular Section is closed on weekends and High Commission holidays.

In case of an emergency outside of office hours, please call +256 (0) 312 312000 for assistance.

Please note that our outside of office hours service is only for use by British nationals in an emergency situation.

Public Holidays 2017

Date Holiday
New Year’s Day Monday 2 January (In lieu of Sunday 1 January)
International Women’s Day Wednesday 8 March
Good Friday Friday 14 April
Easter Monday Monday 17 April (UK/Uganda)
May Bank Holiday/Labour Day Monday 1 May (UK/Uganda)
Privilege Holiday Queen’s Birthday Friday 26 May (UK)
Spring Bank Holiday Monday 29 May (UK)
Heroes’ Day Friday 9 June (Uganda)
Eid-el-Fitr* Monday 26 June (Uganda)
Summer Bank Holiday Monday 28 August (UK)
Eid-al-Aduha* Friday 1 September (Uganda)
Independence Day Monday 9 October (Uganda)
Christmas Day Monday 25 December (UK/Uganda)
Boxing Day(Christmas Privilege Holiday) Tuesday 26 December (UK/Uganda)

*Actual dates for Eid holidays will be confirmed nearer the time

Disabled Access

If you need to visit us or use our services and feel that they may be inaccessible to you, please call us at 0312-312-000 to make arrangements for access.

Depending upon mobility, access through the Consular and Visa entrance may not be possible, but an alternative is available on arrangement.