Embassy of the United Kingdom in Abuja


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


British High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria 19 Torren Close, Off Mississippi Street Off Shehu Shagari Way (North), Maitama Visa section: Dangote House Aguiyi Ironsi Street Wuse, Abuja Nigeria


(+234) 8 160 340 925 (+234) 8 036 591 145 (Visa)


(+234) 9 462 2263 (+234) 9 462 3223


ppainformation.abuja@fco.gov.uk abuja.visacustomercare@fco.gov.uk




Mr Andrew Lloyd, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Nigeria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Abuja 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 Abuja before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinnigeria.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+234) 8 160 340 925 (+234) 8 036 591 145 (Visa) or email ppainformation.abuja@fco.gov.uk abuja.visacustomercare@fco.gov.uk

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja there could be additional British consulates located in Nigeria.

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

British Consulates in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: Ibadan, Kano and Warri

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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