Embassy of France in Praia


The French Embassy in Cape Verde is a bilateral mission in Praia and promotes French interests in Cape Verde. The embassy of France also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Cape Verde. The French Embassy in Praia is headed by Mr. Jacques Buguet - Ambassador of France to Cape Verde.


French Embassy in Praia, Cape Verde Quartier Prainha da Praia Ile de Santiago CP 192 Praia Cape Verde


(+238) 261 55 91 (+238) 261 20 69


(+238) 261 55 90





Mr. Jacques Buguet - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Cape Verde require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the French embassy in Praia 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 Praia before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambafrance-cv.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+238) 261 55 91 (+238) 261 20 69 or email

Consulates of France in Cape Verde

Next to the embassy in Praia there could be additional French consulates located in Cape Verde.

Please check below for the locations of the French consulates in Cape Verde.

French Consulates in Cape Verde

Next to the embassy in Praia, France has consulates in the following cities: Mindelo, Sal Rei and Santa Maria