U.S. Embassy・U.S. Consulates Information (United Kingdom)


U.S. Embassy・U.S. Consulates Information (United Kingdom)

United Kingdom

Nationals of the United Kingdom are not required for visa application when staying in the U.S. within 90 days for sightseeing or short-term business. Instead, “ESTA” (Electric System for Travel Authorization) is required. However visa application is still required for 90days of stay if the purpose of the visit is other than sightseeing or short-term business. Besides, those British nationals holding passport as British Subject、British Dependent Territories Citizen、British Overseas Citizen、British National (Overseas) Citizen、British Protected Person are not subjected to visa waiver and required to apply for visa. It is available at U.S. Embassy London or Consulates General Belfast.

2022 Holiday Calendar for the U.S. Embassy (London), U.S. Consulates (Belfast, Edinburg)

Name Day
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 21
St.Patrick’s Day (observed Northern Ireland only) Thursday, March 17
Good Friday Friday, April 15
Easter Monday Monday, April 18
Easter Tuesday (Northern Ireland only) Tuesday, April 19
Early May Bank Holiday Monday, May 2
Memorial Day Monday, May 30
Spring Bank Holiday Thursday, June 2
Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday Friday, June 3
Juneteenth Holiday Monday, June 20
Independence Day Monday, July 4
Orangemen’s Day (Northern Ireland only) Tuesday, July 12
Orangemen’s Day (Northern Ireland only) Wednesday, July 13
Summer Bank Holiday (Scotland only, first Monday in August) Monday, August 1
Summer Bank Holiday Monday, August 29
Labor Day (first Monday in September) Monday, September 5
Autumn Bank Holiday (third Monday in September, Scotland only) Monday, September 19
Columbus Day (second Monday in October) Monday, October 10
Veteran’s Day Friday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24
Boxing Day Monday, December 26
Christmas Day (Substitute day) Tuesday, December 27
New year’s Day (Substitute day) Monday, January 02, 2023
Second January (Scotland-only substitute day) Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Access to U.S. Embassy・U.S. Consulates

U.S. Embassy London

Immigration visas to the U.S. are processed for citizens and residents of the United Kingdom at the U.S. Embassy in London. U.S. Embassy is also in charge of the U.S. related events held in United Kingdom.

Address 33 Nine Elms Lane London, SW11 7US United Kingdom
Phone 44(0)20-7499-9000

U.S. Consulate General Belfast

The Consulate General Belfast provides consular services such as issuing passport for U.S. citizens in Northern Ireland. The Consulate General in Belfast does not issue immigrant or fiancé visas. The Embassy in London is responsible for issuing immigrant and fiancé visas to residents of the United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland.

Address Danesfort House 223 Stranmillis Road Belfast BT9 5GR
Phone 44(0)28 9068 2219

U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh

The U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh provides all consular services including issue of passport and citizenship for U.S. citizens residing in Scotland. The Consulate General in Edinburgh does not issue visas. The Embassy in London is responsible for issuing non-immigrant and immigrant visas to residents of the United Kingdom, including Scotland.

Address 3 Regent Terrace Edinburgh EH7 5BW
Phone 44(0)131-556-8315

U.S. Consulate General Hamilton (Island of Bermuda)

Bermuda is a group of about 138 coral islands and islets in the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the U.S. state of South Carolina. Self-governing since 1620, Bermuda is the oldest and most populous of the British overseas territories.

Address 16 Middle Road Devonshire、DV 03、Bermuda
Phone (441) 295-1342

U.S. Virtual Presence Post Wales

U.S. Virtual Presence Post in Wales is a very small diplomatic facility of the U.S. government in overseas. U.S. Virtual Presence Post Wales provides all consular services except for issuing visa.

Address 33 Nine Elms Lane London SW11 7US
Phone Wales:44(0)29-2002-6419
Outside of Wales:44 (0) 20-7499-9000

Apply for ESTA here

UPDATE : 2024/07/12