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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.

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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 and presence posts in MarseilleStrasbourg and Nice for specific information on services offered in those regions.

Worldwide Caution Security Information

The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated April 10, 2014.  Read more...


2015 U.S. Embassy Consular Service Days in Bordeaux and Lyon

The U.S. Embassy in Paris, in collaboration with the American Presence Posts in Rennes, Bordeaux, and Lyon, is pleased to announce off-site consular services in 2015.  Select consular services will be available  in Bordeaux on March 18th, and in Lyon on April 29th.   

See here for details.


U.S. Embassy
Consular Section
American Citizen Services
4, avenue Gabriel
75008 Paris

Step Program

Six Month Passport Validity

Many countries require that your U.S. passport have as much as 6 months validity remaining for entry.  If your passport doesn't have the required validity, you should renew it today and avoid the stress of waiting to renew until the last-minute.  Learn more about requirements for renewing your passport below:

Six Month Passport Validity Video

Get Help in an Emergency

  • Emergency Services

    Emergency services for U.S. citizens who are distressed and require emergency services such as assistance with the death, arrest, illness, abduction in process, or injury of an American citizen. 

How to Contact Us

  • Contact

    You can contact us by email or telephone. Before emailing us, please read the information on our services. Priority is given to questions not already answered by referring to our website pages.

    In case of an Emergency, call 01 43 12 22 22 [then dial 9 (nine) when you hear the automated greeting].

    Email contact:

    Passport and Citizenship Unit:

    Special Consular ServicesNotarial Services, and questions about U.S. Citizens Living and Visiting France, please refer to this website page for contact information.

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