Embassy of the United Kingdom in Nairobi


The British Embassy in Kenya is a bilateral mission in Nairobi and promotes British interests in Kenya. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Kenya. The British Embassy in Nairobi is headed by Dr Christian Turner, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Kenya.


British High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya Upper Hill Road P.O. Box 30465 00100 Nairobi Kenya


(+254) (20) 284 4000


(+254) (20) 284 4088






Dr Christian Turner, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Kenya require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Nairobi 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 Nairobi before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinkenya.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+254) (20) 284 4000 or email nairobi.bhc@gmail.com

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Kenya

Next to the embassy in Nairobi there could be additional British consulates located in Kenya.

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

British Consulates in Kenya

Next to the embassy in Nairobi, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: Mombasa

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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