Consular Services for Foreign Residents of Gibraltar
Information on the services and assistance available, including the replacement of lost or stolen passports, for expats resident in or visiting Gibraltar...
As Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory, local authorities deal with all consular assistance requests for British citizens.
Consular services for foreign citizens visiting or residing in Gibraltar are dealt with by the appropriate foreign embassy in London.
The American Citizen Services (ACS) section of the US Embassy in London offers a variety of services to Americans.
- Embassy of the United States of America
At: 24 Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London, W1A 2LQ
Passport Section: 020 7499 9000
The American Citizens Service consular section provides passport services, registration of births, information on visas, federal benefits, notary services, voting information, and emergency assistance to American citizens in distress.
- Find information on the services provided by the ACS
Passport questions can also be directed to the US Embassy in Madrid.
Services provided for Australian citizens by the Australian High Commission in London include:
- Consular services
- Issuing passports
- Providing travel advice
- Notarial services
- Australian High Commission
At: Australia House, Strand, London, WC2B 4LA
Tel: 020 7379 4334 or 0500 890 165 (after hours)
Australians in Gibraltar can also contact the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre:
- Tel: +61 2 6261 3305
- Further information for Australians visiting Gibraltar
South African Citizens
The Administration section of the South African High Commission in the UK deals with authentications and legalisation of documents and police clearance.
- South African High Commission
At: South Africa House, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DP
Tel: 020 7451 7299
Fax: 020 7451 7284
Services provided by the Consular section include issuing visas and passports, registration of births, and providing copies of birth, death or marriage certificates.
- South African High Commission: Consular Section
At: 15 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DD
Tel: 020 7925 8900
Fax: 020 7839 5198
New Zealand Citizens
The New Zealand High Commission in London represents New Zealand citizens living in Gibraltar. Services they provide to New Zealanders include issuing of emergency travel documents, witnessing and certifying New Zealand documents and providing help in an emergency.
- New Zealand High Commission
At: New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4TQ
Tel: 020 7930 8422
Fax: 020-7839 4580
The Consular office of the Canadian High Commission in the United Kingdom provides information about Canada and assistance to Canadian citizens visiting or living in Gibraltar. They can help with the following:
- Emergency situations
- Transfer of funds
- Medical assistance
- Notarial services
- Information on entry, work and residence requirements
- Canadian High Commission
At: Macdonald House, 1 Grosvenor Square, London, W1K 4AB
Tel: 020 7258 6600
Fax: 020 7258 6333
Consular and passport services are provided at the following address:
- At: Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London, SW1Y 5BJ
Tel: 020 7258 6600
Canadian citizens needing assistance in Gibraltar can also make a collect call to the Emergency Watch and response Centre in Ottawa.
- Tel: 613 996 8885
The Embassy of Ireland in the United Kingdom represents Irish people living in Gibraltar.
- Embassy of Ireland
At: 17 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X 7HR
Tel: 020 7235 2171
Fax: 020 7589 8450
The Passport and Visa office handles applications for Irish passports and visas.
- Irish Passport and Visa Office
At: 114a Cromwell Road (Ground Floor), London SW7 4ES
Tel: 020 7373 4339
Consular Help for EU Nationals
Under EU law, an EU citizen is entitled to consular help from any EU consular representation abroad if their own country is not represented locally. This applies to citizens who are either residing or travelling abroad. Any EU embassy or consulate must provide help to an EU citizen under the same conditions as it would its nationals.
- Information on the type of help available can be found on the European Commission’s website
- Find further information from the European Commission
- Find out more about the situations in which a consulate or embassy should provide help