Embassy of the United Kingdom in Caracas


The British Embassy in Venezuela is a bilateral mission in Caracas and promotes British interests in Venezuela. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Venezuela. The British Embassy in Caracas is headed by Mr Donald A Lamont - Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Venezuela.


British Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela Torre La Castellana, Piso 11 Avenida La Principal de la Castellana La Castellana Caracas 1061 Venezuela


(+58) (212) 263 8411


(+58) (212) 267 1275






Mr Donald A Lamont - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Local Time: 0830-1200

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Venezuela require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Caracas 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 Caracas before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.britain.org.ve ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+58) (212) 263 8411 or email britishembassy@internet.ve

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Venezuela

Next to the embassy in Caracas there could be additional British consulates located in Venezuela.

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

British Consulates in Venezuela

Next to the embassy in Caracas, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: Maracaibo, Merida, Porlamar and San Cristobal

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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