British High Commission Malta

Whitehall Mansions, Ta’ Xbiex Seafront
Ta’ Xbiex

XBX 1026

Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU:

Our staff are currently working remotely due to coronavirus (COVID-19), however we are available 24/7. If you are need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.

The High Commission is located in Whitehall Mansions along the Seafront in Ta’ Xbiex.

Privacy notice

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

Opening hours

Consular section

Open to visitors, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9am to 1pm (closed all day Wednesday)

Phone calls for consular assistance can be made 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Please note that our reception and consular staff cannot answer any passport or visa queries. Please visit the relevant websites for further information. For other queries not relating to passports or visas, please email us at

Access by public transport

Bus number 15, which runs between Valletta and Sliema, passes in front of the High Commission building in both directions.

Buses 13 and 14 will get you close to the High Commission when travelling from Sliema to Valletta. You will need to get off the bus in L-Abate Rigord Street, walk down the hill, turn to your left and keep walking until you reach Whitehall Mansions.

Visit the Transport Malta website for further information on bus routes.


Ample parking is available in front of the High Commission.

Public holidays in 2020

Wednesday 1 January New Year’s Day
Monday 10 February Feast of St Paul
Thursday 19 March Feast of St Joseph
Tuesday 31 March Freedom Day
Friday 10 April Good Friday
Monday 13 April Easter Monday (to replace Sunday 7 June)
Friday 1 May Workers Day
Monday 29 June Feast of St Peter and St Paul
Friday 14 August (to replace Saturday 15 August)
Tuesday 8 September Victory Day
Monday 21 September Independence Day
Tuesday 8 December Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Friday 25 December Christmas Day
Thursday 31 December New Year´s Eve (to replace Sunday 13 December)

To contact us in emergencies, out-of-hours and during office closures please call +356 2323 0000.