Embassy of France in Nouakchott


The French Embassy in Mauritania is a bilateral mission in Nouakchott and promotes French interests in Mauritania. The embassy of France also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Mauritania. The French Embassy in Nouakchott is headed by Patrick Nicoloso - Ambassador of France to Mauritania.


French Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania Rue Ahmed Ould MHamed BP 231 Nouakchott Mauritania


(+222) 529 96 99


(+222) 525 69 38 (+222) 525 41 57





Patrick Nicoloso - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Mauritania require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the French embassy in Nouakchott 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 Nouakchott before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.france-mauritanie.mr ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+222) 529 96 99 or email

Consulates of France in Mauritania

Next to the embassy in Nouakchott there could be additional French consulates located in Mauritania.

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

French Consulates in Mauritania

Next to the embassy in Nouakchott, France has consulates in the following cities: Nouadhibou