Embassy of the United Kingdom in Port Louis


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


British High Commission in Port Louis, Mauritius 7th Floor, Les Cascades Building Edith Cavell Street P.O. Box 1063 Port Louis Mauritius


(+230) 202 9400


(+230) 202 9408






Mr Nick Leake, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Mon-Thur: 07:45-15:45 Fri: 07:45-13:30

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Mauritius require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Port Louis 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 Port Louis before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinmauritius.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+230) 202 9400 or email bhc@bow.intnet.mu

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Mauritius

Next to the embassy in Port Louis there could be additional British consulates located in Mauritius.

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

British Consulates in Mauritius

Next to the embassy in Port Louis, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: Rodrigues

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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