Embassy of France in Montevideo


The French Embassy in Uruguay is a bilateral mission in Montevideo and promotes French interests in Uruguay. The embassy of France also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Uruguay. The French Embassy in Montevideo is headed by Mr Joseph Rapin - Ambassador of France to Uruguay.


French Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay 853 Avenida Uruguay CC 290 11100 Montevideo Uruguay


(+598) (2) 17 05 00 00


(+598) (2) 17 05 01 10





Mr Joseph Rapin - Ambassador

Office Hours:


Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Uruguay require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the French embassy in Montevideo 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 Montevideo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.amb-montevideo.fr ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+598) (2) 17 05 00 00 or email

Consulates of France in Uruguay

Next to the embassy in Montevideo there could be additional French consulates located in Uruguay.

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

French Consulates in Uruguay

Next to the embassy in Montevideo, 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 Uruguay ).