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Consulate General of France in New Orleans - French  in New Orleans LA

Consulate General of France in New Orleans

Government of France
(504) 569-2870
(504) 569-2870

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Government Embassies and Consulates
Practice Areas

About Consulate General of France in New Orleans

The Consulate General of France in Louisiana, based in New Orleans, provides essential services to the French and Francophone community.

In addition to the Embassy of France in Washington, DC, which is the headquarters of French diplomacy in the United States, there are ten Consulates General of France in major American cities, one being attached to the Embassy in Washington, DC.

Consular officials are responsible for protecting the interests of French nationals abroad, be they permanent residents or temporary visitors.

The consulate has a general role of information and animation of the French community ;

The consulate has a role in the protection of our expatriate or transient fellow citizens : social assistance, scholarships, assistance to French transients in difficulty, assistance to incarcerated French people, etc.

A Consul is at the same time a prefect, a mayor, a social worker and a notary, of which he exercises part of the prerogatives abroad. The consulate is the relay of the French administrations with the compatriots residing or passing through abroad who can thus maintain their links with the French administration.

The consulate facilitates the exercise of the rights of citizens expelled from France : civil status, issue of national identity cards and passports, notarial deeds, national service, registration on electoral rolls, voting for national elections, registration in the register French people established outside France,…

It is also up to the consulate to process visa applications from American citizens, when they plan to settle in our country, or from nationals of other nationalities for whom a visa to enter our territory is required.

... But also a representative of France

Under the authority of our Ambassador and alongside the services of the Embassy in Washington, but also in connection with our honorary consuls, the Consulate General also has the mission of maintaining relations with political, economic, scientific and cultural circles. in his region, in order to make our country better known to them and thus establish a climate of dialogue and cooperation.

Locations

Primary Office Location

pin 909 Poydras Street Suite 1450 New Orleans LA 70112

pin (504) 569-2870

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