Embassy of France in Caracas


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


French Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela Esquina Madrid con avenida Trinidad Las Mercedes Apartado 60385 Caracas 1060 Venezuela


(+58) 212 909 65 00


(+58) 212 909 66 30





Mr Jean-Marc Laforet - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Venezuela require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the French embassy in Caracas 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 Caracas before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambafrance-ve.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+58) 212 909 65 00 or email

Consulates of France in Venezuela

Next to the embassy in Caracas there could be additional French consulates located in Venezuela.

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

French Consulates in Venezuela

Next to the embassy in Caracas, France has consulates in the following cities: Barquisimeto, Carupano, Maracaibo, Maracay, Merida, Porlamar, Puerto Cabello, Puerto la Cruz and Puerto Ordaz