French consulate, where is one near me?

First of all, you must remember to fill in an online application form before booking your appointment. These are available from the France-visas.gouv.fr official website.

French Consulates in the U.K.

TLScontact handle visa applications to France from the U.K. on behalf of the French consulate UK and they have application centers in London, Manchester, and Edinburgh. The French Consulate itself is based in South Kensington, west London:

French Consulate general in London

21, Cromwell Road
LONDON SW7 2EN
Tél : 0207 073 1200
Tél Visas : 0845 7300 118
Email : ecrire.londres-fslt@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Application forms and directions are available on the website of TLS  

French Consulate in Edinburgh (if you live in Scotland)

West Parliament Square
EDINBURGH EH1 1RF

The best option to contact the Consulate General of France in Edinburgh is by email : contact.edimbourg-fslt@diplomatie.gouv.fr. All emails are read by duty staff in real time during opening hours and we make every effort to answer as soon as possible. 

Telephone: 0131 285 6038 (Mon, Wed, Fri, 3pm-5pm)

Please note that this consulate doesn’t deal with visa application.

French Consulates in India

Visa applications to France from those living in India are dealt with by the firm VFS Global and approved by the French consulates in India. There are VFSGlobal centers in

  • Mumbai,
  • Pune,
  • Puducherry,
  • Chennai,
  • Jalandhar,
  • Jaipur,
  • Hyderabad,
  • Goa,
  • New Delhi,
  • Kochi,
  • Chandigarh,
  • Ahmedabad,
  • Kolkata,
  • Bengaluru.

Applications will be dealt with by regional consulates or the French Embassy Visa in  New Delhi:

2/50-E Shantipath Chanakyapuri
New Delhi 110 021
Tel: 91 (11) 4319 6100
Fax: 91 (11) 4319 6119

More information, via the France-visas website, is available here.

French Consulates in the U.S.

Visa applications to France from those living in the U.S. are handled by the firm VFS Global and approved by the country’s consulates. There are VFS Global centers in

  • Washington DC,
  • Boston,
  • New York,
  • Atlanta,
  • Houston,
  • Miami,
  • Chicago,
  • Los Angeles,
  • San Francisco.

Applications will be dealt with by regional consulates (Navigate the map to visit the website of the French Consulate General responsible for your state of residence) or the French Embassy in Washington

4101 Reservoir Road, NW – Washington, D.C. - 20007
Phone : + 1 (202) 944 6000
Use the form in order to contact the French Embassy in the U.S.

More information, via the France-visas website, is available here

French Consulates in the Philippines

Visa applications to France from those living in the Philippines are dealt with by the firm VFS Global and approved by the country’s Embassy. There is one VFS Global center in the Philippines, based in The World Center in the capital city of Manila : 30th Floor, The World Centre, Senator Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Applications will be dealt with by the Schengen Visa French Embassy in the Philippines:

16th Floor Pacific Star Building, Senator Gil Puyat Extension corner Makati Avenue, 1200 Makati City, Philippines
Telephone : +632 8 857 6900

Use the form in order to contact the French Embassy Visa in the Philippines

More information, via the France-visas website, is available here