Embassy of France in Colombo


The French Embassy in Sri Lanka is a bilateral mission in Colombo and promotes French interests in Sri Lanka. The embassy of France also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Sri Lanka. The French Embassy in Colombo is headed by Jean-Bernard de Vaivre - Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka.


French Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka 89 Rosmead Place PO Box 880 Colombo 7 Sri Lanka


(+94) (11) 269 88 15


(+94) (11) 269 90 39





Jean-Bernard de Vaivre - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Sri Lanka require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the French embassy in Colombo 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 Colombo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambafrance.lk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+94) (11) 269 88 15 or email

Consulates of France in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo there could be additional French consulates located in Sri Lanka.

Please check below for the locations of the French consulates in Sri Lanka.

French Consulates in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo, 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 Sri Lanka ).