Embassy of France in London


The French Embassy in the United Kingdom is a bilateral mission in London and promotes French interests in the United Kingdom. The embassy of France also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United Kingdom. The French Embassy in London is headed by Mr Bernard Emio - Ambassador of France to the United Kingdom.


French Embassy in London, the United Kingdom Embassy: 58 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7JT Consulate: 21 Cromwell Road, London SW7 2EN Visa: 6A Cromwell Place, London SW7 2EW United Kingdom


(+44) 20 7073 1000


(+44) 20 7073 1004





Mr Bernard Emio - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United Kingdom require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the French embassy in London 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 London before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambafrance-uk.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+44) 20 7073 1000 or email

Consulates of France in the United Kingdom

Next to the embassy in London there could be additional French consulates located in the United Kingdom.

Please check below for the locations of the French consulates in the United Kingdom.

French Consulates in the United Kingdom

Next to the embassy in London, France has consulates in the following cities: Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Chester, Dover, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Leeds, Lerwick, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Nottingham, Penzance, Plymouth and Stornoway