Embassy of the United Kingdom in Nicosia


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


British High Commission in Nicosia, Cyprus Alexander Pallis Street P.O. Box 21978 1587 Nicosia Cyprus


(+357) 22 861 100


(+357) 22 861 125 / 175





Mr Matthew Kidd, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Cyprus require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Nicosia 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 Nicosia before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukincyprus.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+357) 22 861 100 or email

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Cyprus

Next to the embassy in Nicosia there could be additional British consulates located in Cyprus.

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

British Consulates in Cyprus

Next to the embassy in Nicosia, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that United Kingdom does not have any consulates located in Cyprus ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the British Embassy in Nicosia offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Cyprus to United Kingdom as wel as for British citizens in Cyprus. 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.