Embassy of the United Kingdom in Kingston


The British Embassy in Jamaica is a bilateral mission in Kingston and promotes British interests in Jamaica. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Jamaica. The British Embassy in Kingston is headed by Peter Mathers, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Jamaica.


British High Commission in Kingston, Jamaica P O Box 575 28 Trafalgar Road Kingston 10 Jamaica


(+1 876) 510 0700


(+1 876) 511 5304 or (+1 876) 510 0737






Peter Mathers, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Mon-Thurs: 0800-1300 and 1400-1630 Fri: 0800-1300

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Jamaica require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Kingston 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 Kingston before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.britishhighcommission.gov.uk/jamaica ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+1 876) 510 0700 or email bhckingston@cwjamaica.com

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Jamaica

Next to the embassy in Kingston there could be additional British consulates located in Jamaica.

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

British Consulates in Jamaica

Next to the embassy in Kingston, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: Montego Bay

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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