Embassy of the United Kingdom in Wellington


The British Embassy in New Zealand is a bilateral mission in Wellington and promotes British interests in New Zealand. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of New Zealand. The British Embassy in Wellington is headed by Mrs Victoria Treadell, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to New Zealand.


British High Commission in Wellington, New Zealand 44 Hill Street P.O. Box 1812 Wellington 6140 New Zealand


(+64) (4) 924 2888


(+64) (4) 473 4982





Mrs Victoria Treadell, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in New Zealand require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Wellington 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 Wellington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinnewzealand.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+64) (4) 924 2888 or email

Consulates of the United Kingdom in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington there could be additional British consulates located in New Zealand.

Please check below for the locations of the British consulates in New Zealand.

British Consulates in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: Auckland and Christchurch

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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