British High Commission Malta

Whitehall Mansions, Ta’ Xbiex Seafront
Ta’ Xbiex

XBX 1026

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

Opening hours

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

Consular officers will accept phone calls for assistance to British nationals Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm.

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 2018

  • Monday 1 January
  • Monday 19 March
  • Friday 30 March
  • Saturday 31 March
  • Tuesday 1 May
  • Thursday 7 June
  • Friday 29 June
  • Wednesday 15 August
  • Friday 21 September
  • Friday 19 October
  • Thursday 13 December
  • Tuesday 25 December
  • Wednesday 26 December
  • Monday 31 December

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