You can bring your mobile phone, e-reader, or tablet device. Key fobs and cycle/motorcycle helmets are also permitted.
Large bags/suitcases (above cabin baggage size) and laptops cannot be admitted to the Embassy. Other items that cannot be brought into the building include perfume and cologne (above 30ml), weapons and glass bottles.
Prohibited items cannot be stored at the Embassy so leave them at home or store them securely before you arrive. Left luggage facilities are available for a fee at several airports, coach stations, and mainline train stations, including Waterloo and Victoria.
Please see our appointment guide (color PDF, 277 kb) to help you prepare for your interview and find your way to the U.S. Embassy in London. We suggest that you print the guide and bring it with you to your appointment so that you can check it on the day.
For additional information regarding travel to the Embassy, including a helpful map, please click here.
Who can attend
Please note, only those with an appointment will be admitted to the Embassy. Young children accompanying the person with an appointment can also come in, as can the parents or guardian of a minor who has an appointment.
Our building is accessible. If you wish to be accompanied by an assistant or carer, please contact us through our contact page to provide the following information
- Your full name
- The date and time of your appointment
- The name of the individual that wishes to accompany you.