Consulates in Gran Canaria
The British Consulate can be very useful to any British persn whether on holiday in Gran Canaria or indeed living here. The British Consulate can help and give advice if you have been the victim of a crime. The British Consulate have passport services, and business help. On the British Consulate website you will find a list of english speaking lawyers, plus a lot of other really useful information, that the British Consulate considers you may need to know. Following is the telephone number and contact email of the British Consulate. We would recommend that you inform yourself of the services that the British Consulate offers just in case you need them, particularly the passports section. You will also need the British Consulate if you are planning to marry on Gran Canaria.
Contact Details British Consul: Steve Jones British Vice consul: Esther Martin
Calle Luis Morote 6-3º E-35007 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Tel: +34 928 262 508 Fax: +34 928 267 774 E-mail: LasPalmas.Consulate@fco.gov.uk.
British Consulate general public opening hours are from Monday to Friday from 08.30 to 13.30
Finding the British Consulate can be a little tricky and following are directions on how to achieve this. The British Consulate is located in the port area of the city of Las Palmas, on the island of Gran Canaria. The British Consulate can be found opposite Parque Santa Catalina at the crossroads of Luís Morote with Albareda. There is wheelchair access.
1. Arriving by sea: Luis Morote Street runs almost in continuation to the Santa Catalina pier. Cross the square and gardens and past the Science Museum.
2. Arriving by car: Follow the road sign for "PUERTO" along the Avenida Maritima del Norte until the first road sign for "SANTA CATALINA", turn right off the Avenida, then turn left after the underpass. An underground car park can be found on the left hand-side immediately after the Science Museum.
3. Arriving by bus: From Maspalomas, the resort area in the south, bus No. 30 will bring you to the Santa Catalina terminal (Intercambiador) from where it is a short walk across the Santa Catalina Square to the British Consulate. Other services from the resorts in the south finish at the San Telmo bus station.
4. From Las Palmas, bus No 12 will bring you from the San Telmo bus station to the corner of Luis Morote.
For Emergencies, and we do hope that you never have one the British Consulate has a 24 hour emergency contact number which follows:
24-hour emergency service. Out of office hours the British Consulate telephone number +34 928 262 508 provides details on how to proceed in case of an emergency and to contact a duty officer if needed.
If you need to contact the British Consulate for any reason then you can use any of the methods above. If you want more information about the British Consulate or consulate services that are available on Gran Canaria then follow this link British Consulate.