Embassy of the United Kingdom in Ottawa


The British Embassy in Canada is a bilateral mission in Ottawa and promotes British interests in Canada. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Canada. The British Embassy in Ottawa is headed by Mr Andrew John Pocock, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Canada.


British High Commission in Ottawa, Canada 80 Elgin Street Ottawa Ontario K1P 5K7 Canada


(+1) 613 237 1530


(+1) 613 567 8045





Mr Andrew John Pocock, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Canada require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Ottawa you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the United Kingdom

For all British visa related matters contact the embassy in Ottawa before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukincanada.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+1) 613 237 1530 or email

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Canada

Next to the embassy in Ottawa there could be additional British consulates located in Canada.

Please check below for the locations of the British consulates in Canada.

British Consulates in Canada

Next to the embassy in Ottawa, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: Calgary, Halifax, Montreal, Quebec, St Johns, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the British Embassy in Ottawa offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Canada to United Kingdom as wel as for British citizens in Canada. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, British nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.