Those with enquiries relating to coats of arms, family history, flags, peerages and knighthoods, military insignia, national symbols, state ceremonial, and other relevant areas are welcome to send an enquiry to the Officer in Waiting using the form below. Please note that in many cases the enquirer will receive a quotation for the research or other work necessary to answer the enquiry. Those seeking permission to reproduce an image belonging to the College of Arms should also use this form in the first instance. Please read the FAQs section before submitting an enquiry.

Please also read our Data Protection policy on the processing and retention of personal data in enquiries that we receive through this form or by email.

Officers of Arms

To contact individual officers of arms, please use the Directory.

Contact Details:

130 Queen Victoria Street
United Kingdom
020 7248 2762

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The College is open between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday. All are welcome to call and see the Earl Marshal's Court with its eighteenth-century court fixtures and our collection of portraits of past Officers of Arms.



The College of Arms is on the north side of Queen Victoria Street, and is directly south of the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral.

The nearest underground stations are Blackfriars (the District and Circle Lines), and St. Paul's (the Central Line).  Buses numbers 4, 11,15, 17, 23, 76, and 172 all stop not far from the College.

The College of Arms Newsletter is produced every three months and sent automatically and free to those who subscribe. Other benefits for those who submit their names in this way include advance notice of College of Arms events, relevant publications, and media appearances.

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