Embassy of the United Kingdom in Kampala


The British Embassy in Uganda is a bilateral mission in Kampala and promotes British interests in Uganda. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Uganda. The British Embassy in Kampala is headed by Martin Shearman, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Uganda.


British High Commission in Kampala, Uganda 4 Windsor Loop P.O. Box 7070 Kampala Uganda


(+256) 31-2312000


(+256) 41-4257304





Martin Shearman, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday 8.30 a.m.-1.00 p.m. Friday 2.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m.

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Uganda require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Kampala 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 Kampala before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinuganda.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+256) 31-2312000 or email

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Uganda

Next to the embassy in Kampala there could be additional British consulates located in Uganda.

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

British Consulates in Uganda

Next to the embassy in Kampala, 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 Uganda ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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