Embassy of France in Vientiane


The French Embassy in Laos is a bilateral mission in Vientiane and promotes French interests in Laos. The embassy of France also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Laos. The French Embassy in Vientiane is headed by Mr Jean-Rene Gehan - Ambassador of France to Laos.


French Embassy in Vientiane, Laos Avenue Sethatirath BP 6 Vientiane Laos


(+856) (21) 26 74 00


(+856) (21) 26 74 29





Mr Jean-Rene Gehan - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Laos require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the French embassy in Vientiane 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 Vientiane before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambafrance-laos.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+856) (21) 26 74 00 or email

Consulates of France in Laos

Next to the embassy in Vientiane there could be additional French consulates located in Laos.

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

French Consulates in Laos

Next to the embassy in Vientiane, France has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that France does not have any consulates located in Laos ).