The British Consulate General in Miami represents the UK government in Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. If you live in these areas then this is the consulate to speak to about registering a birth abroad or speak to them if you need other consular assistance. You can see on this website how limited they are in what they can do in a foreign country. Always ensure that you have medical aid or travel insurance when visiting a foreign country.
British Consulate in Miami
If you wish toor apply for a British visa for the United Kingdom then you need to contact the British Embassy in Washington for more details and assistance. The consulates do not do visa or passport questions. This Consulate covers services to British nationals living in and visiting Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. If you are in need of a passport then see the link below for assistance. If you’re in Florida, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 305 400 6400
Note that visa services are not provided by the Consulate.
British Consulates in America
See the different Consulate pages for the other British offices as well.If you need a public notary then there is a process for this. The most common are the:
- Certified copy of a British passport for US IRS ITIN purposes
- Issue a no objection statement for US J1 visa
The ‘no objection statement’ for the J1 visa needs to be sent to Washington and it is only done by mail.
British Consular Services (Attn: J1)
3100 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington DC 20008
The documents needed for this are the following:
- a copy of your case file number and third party barcode page from the US Department of State
- also a copy of your current British passport photograph page
- also a copy of your certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status (being Form DS2019 /IAP-66).
- a completed application form for a ‘no objection statement’ from the British Embassy.
- also a completed credit card authorisation form for the correct fee
Note that they don’t administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit, witnessing a signature, or certifying copies of documents. and they don’t assist with UK police certificates. See the other pages on this website for more information. See the Renew British Passport article on this website as well.
British Consulate General Miami Office
1001 Brickell Bay Drive
Enquiries +1 305 400 6400
By appointment only. See opening times to make an appointment for notarial services.