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British Consulate in Cameroon

British ConsulateThe British Consulate in Yaounde, Cameroon will issue you a visa for the UK if you are taking your wife back to the UK or a fiancee visa if you are taking your girlfriend back to Britain. If you have lost your passport the British Embassy or British High Commission in Yaounde will issue you a new one if you apply for a British passport in Cameroon. The contact details for the British Embassy in Cameroon is listed below.

There is also a street address and map to show you the location of the embassy. If you are getting scam or 419 letters then the email address below being the embassy email address is where you need to send inquiries too.

British High Commission in Yaounde, Cameroon

British High Commission in Yaounde, Cameroon

Avenue Winston Churchill
BP 547
Yaounde, Cameroon
City: Yaounde

  • Phone: (237) 2222 05 45 or (237) 2222 07 96
  • Fax: (237) 2222 01 48
  • Email: bhc.yaounde@fco.gov.uk
  • Office Hours: GMT: Mon-Thurs: 0645 – 1145, 1300 – 1445 Fri: 0645 – 1245
  • Local: Mon-Thurs: 0745 – 1245, 1400 – 1545 Fri: 0745 – 1345

Public Holidays in Cameroon (British Embassy)

The following are the public holidays for Cameroon. These are not from the British Embassy in Yaounde and you would need to email them for more information as to other holidays on which they may be closed. There are also some movable holidays which vary each year and these are set normally the year before as public holidays. Again, call the embassy in Cameroon first before deciding to go there in person.

DateEnglish Name
January 1New Year’s Day
January 1Independence Day
February 11Youth Day
May 1Labour Day
May 20National Day
August 15Assumption
October 1Unification Day
December 25Christmas Day

The following holidays are public holidays in Cameroon however the dates on which each public holiday occurs varies, according to its corresponding calendar, and hence there is no set date.

English NameDescription
Eid ul-AdhaFeast of Sacrifice
Prophet’s Birthday………Celebrates Muhammad’s birthday
Good FridayThe Friday before Easter
Easter
Ascension39 days after Easter
Eid ul-FitrCelebrates end of Ramadan

 

British Embassy in Cameroon, Yaounde

These are the time taken to process and issue a British visa in Cameroon. You will note that the dates vary from 1 month to 3 months. These would depend on the documents handed in so ensure that you have all the correct documents and that everything that was requested had been attached. Email the British Embassy in Cameroon for more information.

Visitor Visa2 days3 days5 days10 days15 days40 days60 days90 days120 daysTotal decisions made
Premium Visit (more than 6 months)0%0%0%54%93%96%96%100%100%62
General Visit (6 months or less)0%0%0%34%77%100%100%100%100%116
Business Visit (6 months or less)0%0%4%53%95%100%100%100%100%82
Family Visit (6 months or less)0%0%0%37%84%100%100%100%100%132
Other Visit (6 months or less)0%0%0%50%66%100%100%100%100%24

 

Points Based System Visas2 days3 days5 days10 days15 days40 days60 days90 days120 daysTotal decisions made
PBS Tier 20%0%0%33%33%100%100%100%100%6
PBS Tier 40%0%0%44%96%100%100%100%100%266
PBS Tier 50%0%0%20%100%100%100%100%100%10

 

Other Non Settlement Visas2 days3 days5 days10 days15 days40 days60 days90 days120 daysTotal decisions made
Student0%0%0%0%100%100%100%100%100%2
EEA Family Permits0%0%0%22%100%100%100%100%100%18
Other Non-Settlement0%0%0%0%100%100%100%100%100%2

 

Settlement Visas2 days3 days5 days10 days15 days40 days60 days90 days120 daysTotal decisions made
Settlement0%0%0%3%7%7%17%100%100%56

 

The above data is for all decisions made in September 2012

 

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