Embassy of China in London

If you are living or residing in London and planning a trip to China, you may want to know the address, phone or office hours of the Embassy of China in London.

This information is for:

  • British passport holders living in London
  • Chinese passports traveling/working or living in London
  • Foreign passports currently residing in London

Embassy Information

Address: 49-51 Portland Place London W1B 1Jl.
Phone: 0044-20-72994049, 0797 0292561 (24 hours)
Fax: 0044-20-76362981,76365578
Email: chinaemb_uk@mfa.gov.cn
Website: http://www.chinese-embassy.org.uk
Office hours:
Current time in London 05:33 AM Thursday, February 25 2021-02-25 (GMT +0000)
Current time in Beijing (China) 13:33 PM Thursday, February 25 2021-02-25 (GMT +0800)

The following services may be available at the Embassy:

  • Issuance/renewal of passports
  • Document notarization
  • Issuing visas to China
  • Offering assistance in case of emergencies for Chinese citizens

Fast Facts:

  • Distance: The distance between London and Beijing is 7859.24 km (4883.51 miles). The average travel time is 16 hours 22 minutes.
  • Time difference: London is 8:00 hours behind Beijing. When the time is 05:33 on February, Thursday 25 in London, it is 13:33 on February, Thursday 25 in Beijing

Map and Directions

Get directions to the Embassy of China in London.
Distance from city center 2.36 km ( 1.47 miles)
Nearest airport London City Airport (LCY)
Distance to airport 13.64 kms

Office Hours

Date Office hours Note
Thursday (Today, February 25, 2021) 08:30 - 11:30 - 14:30 - 17:00 Open in 2 hours, 57 minutes
Friday (February 26, 2021) 08:30 - 11:30 - 14:30 - 17:00
Saturday (February 27, 2021) Closed
Sunday (February 28, 2021) Closed
Monday (March 01, 2021) 08:30 - 11:30 - 14:30 - 17:00
Tuesday (March 02, 2021) 08:30 - 11:30 - 14:30 - 17:00
Wednesday (March 03, 2021) 08:30 - 11:30 - 14:30 - 17:00

Upcoming holidays:

  • St. David's Day: March 1, 2021 (Next 3 days, 18 hours)

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. Where is the embassy of China located?

It is located at 49-51 Portland Place London W1B 1Jl.. Coordinates: (-0.1459459, 51.5210683).

2. How do I contact the China Embassy in London?

You can contact the embassy by phone at: 0044-20-72994049, 0797 0292561 (24 hours). The working hours are from except official holidays in China and United Kingdom.

3. Is the embassy open now?

No, it is closed now and it will open in 3 hours 27 minutes. The current time in London is 05:33.

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