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United Kingdom embassies
British Embassy, Washington DC, United States: +1 202 588 6500
British High Commission, Ottawa, Canada: +1 613 237 1530
British High Commission, Canberra, Australia: +61 2 6270 6666
British High Commission, Pretoria, South Africa: +27 12 421 7500
British Embassy, Dublin, Ireland: +353 1 205 3700
British High Commission, Wellington, New Zealand: +64 4 924 2888
Foreign embassies in United Kingdom
United States Embassy, London: +44 20 7499 9000
Canadian High Commission, London: +44 20 7004 6000
Australian High Commission, London: +44 20 7379 4334
South African High Commission, London: +44 20 7451 7299
Irish Embassy, London: +44 20 7235 2171
New Zealand High Commission, London: +44 20 7930 8422
►For more on consular concerns, see Visas for the United Kingdom
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Expat Health Insurance
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