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British Consulate-General, San Francisco
1 Sansome Street
Suite 850
San Francisco, CA 94104
Tel: (415) 617 1300 | Fax: (415) 434 2018
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consular area: click to enlargeThe San Francisco office covers an eight-state area consisting of Northern California, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Northern Nevada.
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Message from Consul General Julian Evans

Welcome to the Web site of the British Consulate- General in San Francisco. We represent the UK government and British interests in the huge eight-state area consisting of Northern California, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Northern Nevada. Linked to the Consulate-General are Honorary Consuls in Anchorage (Alaska), Portland (Oregon) and Seattle (Washington).

The Consulate-General provides services to British nationals, the media, colleagues in the UK Government, and State Governments in the eight-state region.

We also provide professional business advice and assistance to promote and foster mutually beneficial relationships between US and UK companies, and identify opportunities for collaboration in cutting-edge scientific research and innovation.

Feel free to browse through our Web site, or call (415) 617-1300 for more information. Office hours are 8:30am-5:00pm, Monday to Friday (closed on Public Holidays).

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We do not issue VISAS from this office

Locate Nearest Visa Office

For further visa enquiries please contact Worldbridge, our commerical partner, at these numbers:

1 900 656 5000 - calls cost $US3 per minute.


1 212 796 5773 - $US12 flat fee (residents outside the US will need to call this number)

Please note: Worldbridge is NOT able to provide information on the status of an application that has already been submitted.
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