Emergency Contact Information – Edinburgh

In case of an emergency involving a U.S. citizen, you can telephone the U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh:

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:

  • 0131 556 8315 if dialing from the U.K. , select option 8
  • 011 44 131 556 8315 if dialing from the U.S.; or
  • International dialing code + 44 131 556 8315
  • Email: Edinburgh-Info@state.gov.

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.  

Pease note that this number is NOT for visa inquiries.