Emergency Contact Information – Edinburgh

Due to the current health emergency, we are currently operating on reduced staffing in line with UK government guidance.  In case of an emergency involving a U.S. citizen, you can reach the U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh as follows:

Out of Office Hours: 

  • 020-7499-9000 if dialing from the U.K. (main Embassy switchboard);
  • 011-44-20-7499-9000. if dialing from the U.S.; or
  • International dialing code +44-20-7499-9000 if dialing from elsewhere

During Office Hours:

  • Email: Edinburgh-Info@state.gov
  • 0131-556-8315 if dialing from the U.K. , follow the prompts for emergency assistance
  • 011-44-131-556-8315 if dialing from the U.S.; or
  • International dialing code +44-131-556-8315

Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Please note we are closed on all U.S. and U.K. public holidays.  

Please note that this number is NOT for visa inquiries.