Closure of U.S. Consular Agency Nice
The U.S. Embassy to France and Monaco and the U.S. Consulate General in Marseille announce a consolidation of consular services in southern France in order to better serve the public and enhance security for customers and staff. Effective September 1, 2015, the U.S. Consular Agency in Nice will close. All routine and emergency consular services in the Marseille consular district* will be provided by the U.S. Consulate General in Marseille. The closure reflects the U.S. government’s policy of providing the highest quality consular service to U.S. citizens and foreign nationals in a location that offers a secure environment for all concerned.
As of September 1, 2015, all U.S. passport applications, reports of birth abroad applications, and notarial services must be scheduled at either the U.S. Consulate General in Marseille or the U.S. Embassy in Paris. For emergency services in the Marseille consular district, U.S. citizens are advised to contact the consular section at the U.S. Consulate General in Marseille. For emergency services in other regions of France, U.S. citizens are advised to contact the U.S. Embassy in Paris.
Please refer to the links provided below for detailed information about how to schedule an appointment for consular services and how to prepare for receiving your service.
U.S. Citizen Services
Welcome to U.S. Citizens Services at the United States Embassy in Paris. This section provides information on specific consular services available to U.S. citizens in France. For further details, please select one of the links on the left.
Register your trip with the U.S. Embassy
All American citizens traveling to France should enroll with the embassy ahead of their travels using the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).
U.S. Citizen Services Outside of Paris
Visit the webpages for the consulates in Marseille and Strasbourg and the Consulates in Bordeaux, Lyon, Rennes and Toulouse, for specific information on services offered in those regions.
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