Embassy of France in New Delhi


The French Embassy in India is a bilateral mission in New Delhi and promotes French interests in India. The embassy of France also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of India. The French Embassy in New Delhi is headed by Mr Francois Richier - Ambassador of France to India.


French Embassy in New Delhi, India 2/50-E Shantipath Chanakyapuri New Delhi 110021 India


(+91) (11) 2419 6100


(+91) (11) 2419 6169






Mr Francois Richier - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in India require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the French embassy in New Delhi you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for France

For all French visa related matters contact the embassy in New Delhi before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ambafrance-in.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+91) (11) 2419 6100 or email info_visa_delhi@ambafrance-in.org

Consulates of France in India

Next to the embassy in New Delhi there could be additional French consulates located in India.

Please check below for the locations of the French consulates in India.

French Consulates in India

Next to the embassy in New Delhi, France has consulates in the following cities: Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai and Puduchery