Nonimmigrant Visas: Visiting Embassy London

You can bring your mobile phone, e-reader, iPad or other tablet computer during your visit.  But iPad and tablet keyboards are not allowed, nor are laptop computers, suitcases and other large bags. Of course, weapons and other dangerous items must also stay out.  The Embassy does not offer storage; nearby businesses may be able to store some items for a fee.  For a list of prohibited items and storage facilities within the vicinity of the Embassy, please click here. (PDF) and here for a list of Left Luggage storage facilities (PDF – 36kb).

Visitors who do not follow these instructions will experience considerable delays at the security check point, which could result in the appointment being cancelled.

Who can attend

Because of space limitations in our public waiting area, only those with an appointment will be admitted.  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, or the caregiver for a disabled person.

Disabled access

The Embassy building lacks ramps and other amenities for disabled access that would be found in a newer facility.  If you are attending the Embassy with an assistant, please notify our staff immediately by email, providing your full name and appointment date and name of person who will accompany you.  Please click here for further information.