Embassy of the United Kingdom in Quito


The British Embassy in Ecuador is a bilateral mission in Quito and promotes British interests in Ecuador. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Ecuador. The British Embassy in Quito is headed by Mr Richard George Lewingon - Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Ecuador.


British Embassy in Quito, Ecuador Citiplaza Building, 14th Floor Naciones Unidas Ave. and Republica de El Salvador PO Box 17-17-830 Quito Ecuador


(+593) (2) 2970 800 / 1


(+593) (2) 2970 809


britembq@interactive.net.ec consuio@uio.satnet.net




Mr Richard George Lewingon - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Mon-Thurs: 0730-1230 and 1330-1600 Fri: 0730-1230

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Ecuador require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Quito 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 Quito before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.britembquito.org.ec ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+593) (2) 2970 800 / 1 or email britembq@interactive.net.ec consuio@uio.satnet.net

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Ecuador

Next to the embassy in Quito there could be additional British consulates located in Ecuador.

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

British Consulates in Ecuador

Next to the embassy in Quito, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: Galapagos and Guayaquil

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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