Embassy of the United Kingdom in Kabul


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


British Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan 15th Street, Roundabout Wazir Akbar Khan PO Box 334 Kabul Afghanistan


(+93) (0) 70 102 000


(+93) (0) 70 102 250






Mr William Patey - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Afghanistan require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Kabul 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 Kabul before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinafghanistan.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+93) (0) 70 102 000 or email britishembassy.kabul@fco.gov.uk

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Afghanistan

Next to the embassy in Kabul there could be additional British consulates located in Afghanistan.

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

British Consulates in Afghanistan

Next to the embassy in Kabul, 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 Afghanistan ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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