Embassy of France in Kathmandu


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


French Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal Lazimpat P.O. Box 452 Kathmandu Nepal


(+977) (1) 441 2332


(+977) (1) 441 9968





Mr Jean-Charles Demarquis - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Nepal require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the French embassy in Kathmandu 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 Kathmandu before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambafrance-np.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+977) (1) 441 2332 or email

Consulates of France in Nepal

Next to the embassy in Kathmandu there could be additional French consulates located in Nepal.

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

French Consulates in Nepal

Next to the embassy in Kathmandu, 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 Nepal ).