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Consulate General of France in New Orleans
1340 Poydras Street, Suite 1710
New Orleans, LA 70112

- Tel : (001) 504 569 2870

- Fax: (001) 504 569 2871

- Email:

FOR EMERGENCY ONLY, on weekends and holidays, an emergency line is in place at : (504) 905 5562

Public hours :

Following the attack in Nice on July 14, security measures at the Consulate General of France have been increased.

Consular services will receive visitors BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, Tuesday through Friday from 9am to 12:30pm, and 2pm to 5pm in the afternoon.

For questions, please contact the main number: 504-569-2870. Thank you for your understanding.

Security Measures at the Consulate General of France

For security reasons:

  • It is now forbidden to enter the premises of the consulate with a suitcase, bag, backpack or other large bag. The building does provide a separate space for placing these materials. Please make arrangements before you report to reception.
  • You must present an ID at the reception of the consulate in order to enter the waiting room and the premises of the consulate (passport, driver’s license, national identity card, consular card).
  • The carrying of weapons is strictly prohibited on the premises of the consulate, whether visible or hidden.

Thank you for your understanding.


The Consulate General will be closed on the following holidays:

In 2016

New Years Day: Friday, Jan. 1
Mardi Gras: Tuesday, Feb. 9
Good Friday: Friday, March 25
Memorial Day: Monday, May 30
Independence Day: Monday, July 4
Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 5
Veterans Day: Friday, Nov. 11
Thanksgiving: Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday Nov. 24
Christmas: Monday, December 26

In 2017

New Years Day: Monday, Jan. 2
Mardi Gras: Tuesday, Feb. 28
Good Friday: Friday, April 14
Memorial Day: Monday, May 29
Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4
Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 4
Veterans Day: Friday, Nov. 10
Thanksgiving: Thursday, Nov. 23
Christmas: Monday, December 25

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Last modified on 16/11/2017

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