Embassy of the United Kingdom in Mogadishu


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


British Embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia In the process of opening near Mogadishu International Airport Mogadishu Somalia


(+254) 20 284 4000






Mr Neil Wigan - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Somalia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Mogadishu 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 Mogadishu before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinsomalia.fco.gov.uk) or contact the visa department by telephone (+254) 20 284 4000 or email

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Somalia

Next to the embassy in Mogadishu there could be additional British consulates located in Somalia.

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

British Consulates in Somalia

Next to the embassy in Mogadishu, 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 Somalia ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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