British High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka

British High Commission in Colombo
389, Bauddhaloka Mawatha,
Colombo 7
Sri Lanka


General telephone
+94 11 5390639

+94 11 5390692

Urgent assistance
If you’re in Sri Lanka and you urgently need consular assistance, call +94 11 5390639. If you’re in the UK and concerned about a British national in Sri Lanka, contact us on 020 7008 1500.

Consular enquiries email:

Office hours:
Local Time: Mon-Thurs: 0800-1630; Fri: 0800-1300

Consular Section
Local Time: Mon-Thur: 0800-1200

What the embassy cannot do for you
The embassy cannot:
• Help you enter a country, if you don’t have a visa or your passport is not valid.
• Pay any bills or give you money (in very exceptional circumstances, which you’ll have to pay back).
• Make travel arrangements for you, or find you work or accommodation.
• Make business arrangements on your behalf.

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