We all hope that we’ll never have to use the services of our country’s embassy when traveling abroad. But, well, since merde happens (brush up on French cuss words to use in the event you lose your passport), then knowing where to find the U.S. Embassies and Consulates in France could be helpful.
Remember that if you do lose your passport, you must visit an embassy (not a consulate). For more details on what to do in the event of a lost or stolen passport (or any other problem you have) check out the U.S. Embassy in France web site. Embassies and consulates are closed on both U.S. holidays and French holidays.
Please note that for all phone numbers below, if calling from outside France, the initial “0” should be dropped and replaced with +33. See U.S. Embassy information below for an example.
U.S. Embassies and Consulates in France
U.S. Embassy in Paris
2, avenue Gabriel
75008 Paris (Métro Concorde)
Calling from outside France: +126.96.36.199.22.22
Calling from within France: 01.43.12.22.22
Fax: +188.8.131.52.61.40 / In France: 01.42.61.61.40
Marseille Consulate General
Place Varian Fry
13006 Marseille (Métro: Estrangin-Préfecture)
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Strasbourg Consulate General
15, Avenue d’Alsace
Bordeaux American Presence Post
10, place de la Bourse, B.P. 7
Lyon American Presence Post
1, quai Jules Courmont
Rennes American Presence Post
30, quai Duguay-Trouin
Tel: 02.23 44.09 60
Toulouse American Presence Post
25 allées Jean Jaurès
Nice Consular Agency
7 avenue Gustave V, 3rd floor
Tel: 04.93 88.89.55
The U.S. Ambassadorship to France also includes Monaco. There is no formal U.S. State Department presence in Monaco; the closest consulate to Monaco is in Marseille.
Not a U.S. Citizen?
Here is more information on other Embassies in France.