Embassy of the United Kingdom in Abidjan


The British Embassy in Ivory Coast is a bilateral mission in Abidjan and promotes British interests in Ivory Coast. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Ivory Coast. The British Embassy in Abidjan is headed by Mr Simon Tonge - Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Ivory Coast.


British Embassy in Abidjan, Ivory Coast In the process of re-opening Cocody Quartier Ambassades Rue loImpasse du belier 01 BP 2581 Abidjan 01 Ivory Coast


(+225) 22 44 26 69 (+225) 22 48 22 96


(+225) 22 48 95 48




Mr Simon Tonge - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Ivory Coast require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Abidjan 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 Abidjan before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+225) 22 44 26 69 (+225) 22 48 22 96 or email

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Ivory Coast

Next to the embassy in Abidjan there could be additional British consulates located in Ivory Coast.

Please check below for the locations of the British consulates in Ivory Coast.

British Consulates in Ivory Coast

Next to the embassy in Abidjan, 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 Ivory Coast ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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