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Consulate Location

How To Find Us

Updated 22 May 2015

Hours of Operation

The U.S. Consulate General, Belfast is open from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  All offices are closed on Saturday, Sunday, and American, British and Northern Irish holidays.

Mailing Address

U.S. Consulate General Belfast, Northern Ireland
Danesfort House
223 Stranmillis Road
Belfast BT9 5GR

Phone: [44] (0)28 9038 6100 (not for visa information)
Fax:     [44] (0)28 9068 2219

Visa Information

Please do not call the above number for visa information.  Instead please see our Visa Contact page.

Applying for a Nonimmigrant Visa

First refer to How to Apply for a Visa for an overview of the visa application process.  An appointment for a nonimmigrant visa interview may be scheduled online at, or through the call center, 020-3608-6998 in the UK, 170-3543-9334 in the U.S.  The call center is open Monday through Friday, 7:00 am and 9:00 pm until September 26 and from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm after that local time in the United Kingdom and Eastern Standard Time in the U.S. The call center is closed on all UK and U.S. holidays.

Out of Hours Emergency Contact Information

In the case of a genuine emergency involving a U.S. citizen outside of normal business hours, see Emergency Contact Details.

Security At The Consulate

Prohibited Items

If you must bring a mobile phone or key fob or a small bag or small backpack with you, you may do so.  DO NOT bring any electronic devices such as iPods, iPads, laptops, or PDAs.  DO NOT bring large bags, backpacks, rucksacks, suitcases or packages.  If you bring any of these prohibited items, you will not be admitted to the Consulate.  You will be sent away to store the items and your appointment may be cancelled.  There is no storage facility at or close to the Consulate where you can store such items. 

Admittance to the Consulate

Only applicants with a scheduled appointment will be admitted to the Consulate. The only exceptions are minors under the age of 18 who may be accompanied by a parent, applicants who require a translator, and disabled applicants who require assistance.  

Transport Information

  • Local Bus Services

    Local Taxi Services
    Value Cabs (028) 9080-9080
    Fon-a-Cab (028) 9033-3333
    City Cab (028) 9024-2000

    Car Parks:  There is no parking within easy walking distance of the consulate.  Disabled applicants with the appropriate parking permits can contact us at at least two days before the scheduled interview to make parking arrangements.  

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