U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh

View of the outside of the US Consulate-General Edinburgh
The U.S. Consulate-General in Edinburgh, Scotland


STEP – Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Benefits of Enrolling in STEP
  • Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
  • Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
  • Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.

Visit the STEP Website for more information.

U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh

The U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh provides all consular services for U.S. citizens in Scotland by appointment only. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, the US Consulate General in Edinburgh is currently providing emergency services only.

Please review our Visitor Information page for details and directions.

If you have a genuine emergency and require a service please contact us to arrange an appointment.

The Consul General in Edinburgh is Jack Hillmeyer.
Please note that the Consulate is not open for walk-in inquiries.

Mailing Address

U.S. Consulate Edinburgh, Scotland
3 Regent Terrace
Edinburgh EH7 5BW
Telephone, Fax & Email

Telephone, Fax & Email

Phone   [44] (0)131 556 8315
Email: Edinburgh-Info@state.gov

Opening Hours

Our staff are currently working remotely the majority of the time, please email us at the email address above if you require assistance or to request an appointment.

All offices are closed and staff will not monitor this email address Saturday, Sunday, and  U.S. and U.K. public holidays.

U.S. Embassies & Consulates Worldwide

A list of websites for U.S. Embassies, Missions and Consulates is maintained by the U.S. Department of State at www.usembassy.gov