• Tourist Office Closure

    The Tourist Office will be closed this coming Saturday 30 March 2024. Normal opening hours will resume Tuesday 2 April 2024 08:30 to 16:00. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

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  • Licence for importing potatoes from Tristan Da Cunha

    The Mv Hondius is due to arrive at St Helena from Tristan da Cunha on Thursday 18 April 2024. Persons expecting to receive potatoes from Tristan are reminded that they will require an import licence. Licence application forms are available from the Biosecurity Section at Scotland, St Paul’s. Please contact either Nicholas Stevens on email: […]

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  • British Passport Fee Increases

    Following notification from the Home Office in the UK, the following British passport fee increases will take effect from 11 April 2024.    Current Fee Increased Fee Adult 34-page standard passport £104.50 £112.50 Child 34-page standard passport (where the applicant is under 16 years of age). £71.50 £77.00

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  • HM Customs Closure

    HM Customs will be closed from 12:00 on Wednesday 27March 2024. Normal opening hours will resume on Thursday 28 March 2024 between 09:00 and 15:00. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.  SHG26 March 2024

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  • Stitches Ridge To Wranghams Road Closure

    The Highways Authority has given approval for the road from the junction at Stitches Ridge to Wranghams, Sandy Bay, to be closed between 09:00 and 15:00 on Tuesday 26March 2024 and Tuesday 2 April 2024. These closures are to enable the Roads Section to clear vegetation from the road side. Road closure and diversion signs […]

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  • Maundy Thursday Safety Advice

    Maundy Thursday falls this year on Thursday 28 March 2024. It is St Helena tradition to spend this time fishing at various locations around the island. To help ensure that we all stay safe the Sea Rescue Service offers the following safety advice. If you’re planning a fishing trip, please inform family members and friends […]

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  • Budget 2024/25 –Rollover Budget To Be Implemented  

    Following the visit by the FCDO Financial Aid Mission delegation in December 2023, discussions have been ongoing between the St Helena Government and the UK Government regarding the level of funding to be provided to St Helena for the 2024-2025 financial year. Ministers, officials and FCDO colleagues have worked hard to develop the planning for […]

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  • Arrival of the MV Karoline

    The MV Karoline is scheduled to arrive at St Helena on Wednesday 20 March 2024 and will dock alongside Rupert’s Jetty. Cargo operations will commence as soon as practical and should be completed by Thursday 21 March 2024. The public are therefore advised that the Jamestown Wharf and the whole of lower Rupert’s, including the […]

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  • General Hospital To New Bridge Road Closure – Wednesday 20 March

    The road from the General Hospital to New Bridge in Jamestown will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians from 09:00 to 15:00 on Wednesday 20 March 2024. This closure is to allow contractors to use a crane to remove and install a generator set for the hospital.   During this closure, a diversion route will be […]

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  • Post and Customer Services Centre Closure

    The Post and Customer Services Centre would like to inform customers that due to the forthcoming year end processes the centre will be closed from Thursday 28 March 2024.  This closure will include Saturday 30 March 2024. Normal business will resume on Wednesday 03 April 2024 from 08:45 to 15:00. Jamestown Social Benefit payments for […]

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