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U.K. EMBASSY BUCHAREST

BRITISH EMBASSY CONTACT IN BUCHAREST

If you are a British tourist in Bucharest, you can enjoy visiting the Romanian capital with not trouble. Bucharest is a safe city. Yet, if you travel to Bucharest and you are a British tourist, you should also check the UK Embassy in Bucharest, before you come and visit the town or Romania.

U.K. EMBASSY IN BUCHAREST ADRESS, E-MAIL AND PHONE

British Embassy in Bucharest
24 Jules Michelet
010463 Bucharest
România
Emailpress.bucharest@fco.gov.uk
General enquiries +40 (21) 201 7200
Consular enquiries +40 (21) 201 7351
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 5pm
Friday, 8:30am to 4pm
Consular opening hours
Monday to Friday, 9am to midday

“Notarial and consular services are available Tuesdays between 9am and 12pm by appointment only.

CONTACT BRITISH EMBASSY IN BUCHAREST

The British Embassy address and contact details, including a telephone number for visa enquiries, can be found above. If you wish to email specific teams within our embassy please use the following email addresses:

consular: Consular.Bucharest@fco.gov.uk
defence: Defence.Bucharest@fco.gov.uk
political: Political.Section.Bucharest@fco.gov.uk
corporate services: dlbucharestmanagementprotect@fco.gov.uk
communications: Press.Bucharest@fco.gov.uk
trade development: Commercial.Bucharest@fco.gov.uk

FOR U.S. TOURISTS IN BUCHAREST

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2016 FOR BRITISH EMBASSY BUCHAREST

Please note that the Embassy is closed on the following days:

Friday 01 January – New Year’s Day (UK & Romanian holiday)
Friday 25 March – Good Friday (UK holiday)
Monday 28 March – Easter Monday (UK holiday)
Monday 2 May – Orthodox Easter Monday (Romanian holiday)
Monday 30 May – Spring Bank Holiday (UK holiday)
Tuesday 31 May – Privilege holiday for HM the Queen’s Birthday (UK holiday)
Monday 20 June – Pentecost (Romanian holiday)
Monday 15 August – St. Mary’s day (Romanian holiday)
Monday 29 August – Summer bank holiday (UK holiday)
Wednesday 30 November – St. Andrew’s Day (Romanian holiday)
Thursday 1 December –Romania’s National Day (Romanian holiday)
Monday 26 December – Boxing Day (UK holiday)
Tuesday 27 December – Christmas Day (substitute day Romanian and UK holiday)
Disabled access
Wherever possible, we have made our buildings and services accessible. Sometimes however, this is not possible due to security or other restrictions. In these situations we will endeavour to provide a service or access to a building in an alternative way to ensure equality of access for disabled people.

To assist disabled visitors, we have set out below details of disabled access to this embassy. We hope this information is helpful.

U.K. EMBASSY IN BUCHAREST AND SECURITY

General physical access
entrances. For security reasons, the entrances are obstructed. However, our security staff can provide access once the usual security procedures have been completed
steps and staircases. The consular and visa section, and other parts of the embassy can be accessed without climbing and steps. However, there is a short flight of steps at the entrance to the main building
ramps. There are permanent ramps allowing access to the consular and visa section
lifts. There are no lifts
toilets. There are toilets on all floors of the embassy buildings. The toilet in the consular and visa waiting room is suitable for wheelchair-users and those with limited physical mobility
parking. For security reasons, there is no visitor parking in Strada Jules Michelet or in the embassy. However, if a request for disabled vehicle access is made at least 24 hours before an intended visit to the embassy, the embassy will consider the request
floor coverings. Floor coverings are safe and even, but the usual care should be taken to avoid slipping
handrails are not widely available; doors are generally easily accessible to all users. Where they are not, a member of embassy staff will be able to assist
lighting is good
emergency/evacuation. A member of our security team will be able to assist disabled visitors in the event of an emergency/evacuation
phones are accessible to wheelchair users.

VISITORS AT BRITISH EMBASSY IN BUCHAREST RULES

Access for visually-impaired visitors
signs are in both Romanian and English, are clear, easy to read, and use internationally-recognisable symbols
guide dogs are welcome.
Access for deaf/hard of hearing visitors
hearing loops are not installed
minicom and textphones are not installed
sign language. No member of the current staff has sign language ability. However, if a visitor to the embassy requires someone to assist with sign language, and they give enough notice, the embassy will endeavour to provide one
professional signing interpretation is not available. However, if a visitor to the embassy requires someone to interpret using sign language, and they give enough notice, the embassy will endeavour to provide one
hearing dogs are welcome
Contact us
If you need to visit us or use our services and feel that they may be inaccessible to you, please contact Corporate Services, on (00 40 21) 201 7200 or dlbucharestmanagementprotect@fco.gov.uk. We will try to find an alternative way of providing access for you.”

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