Embassy of the United Kingdom in Freetown


The British Embassy in Sierra Leone is a bilateral mission in Freetown and promotes British interests in Sierra Leone. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Sierra Leone. The British Embassy in Freetown is headed by Mr Ian Noel Hughes, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Sierra Leone.


British High Commission in Freetown, Sierra Leone 6 Spur Road Freetown Sierra Leone


(+232) 78 200 192 (+232) 76 802 5634







Mr Ian Noel Hughes, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Sierra Leone require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Freetown 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 Freetown before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinsierraleone.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+232) 78 200 192 (+232) 76 802 5634 or email freetown.general.enquiries@fco.gov.uk

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Sierra Leone

Next to the embassy in Freetown there could be additional British consulates located in Sierra Leone.

Please check below for the locations of the British consulates in Sierra Leone.

British Consulates in Sierra Leone

Next to the embassy in Freetown, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that United Kingdom does not have any consulates located in Sierra Leone ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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