About British High Commission Malta

Whitehall Mansions, Ta’ Xbiex Seafront
Ta’ Xbiex
XBX 1026

(+356) 2323 0000 / +44 1908 51 6666

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

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). Due to COVID-19 precautions, visitors need to book an appointment before visiting the British High Commission.

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.

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.

The British High Commission will be closed for the following public holidays in 2022

Day Holiday
Thursday 10 February Feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck
Thursday 31 March Freedom Day
Friday 15 April Good Friday
Monday 18 April Easter Monday
Monday 2 May May Day (UK)
Monday 6 June Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Tuesday 7 June Sette Giugno
Wednesday 29 June Feast of St Peter and St Paul
Monday 15 August Feast of Santa Maria Convoy
Thursday 8 September Victory Day
Wednesday 21 September Independence Day
Thursday 8 December Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Tuesday 13 December Republic Day

The British High Commission will also be closed on:

Monday 3 January In lieu of New Year’s Day
Monday 26 December To replace Sunday 25 December

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