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IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Extra visa pages service will no longer exist after December 31, 2015.  If you think you will need extra pages added to your passport, mail in your application as soon as possible.  If you have urgent need for travel, please make your appointment as soon as possible.  Read more information...


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.  Read more...


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 in Marseille and Strasbourg and the Consulates in Bordeaux, Lyon, Rennes and Toulouse, for specific information on services offered in those regions.

Worldwide Caution Security Information

July 29, 2015 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. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, Read more...

Journee sans voitures

  • Message for U.S. Citizens: “Journée sans voitures” in Paris

    Sunday, September 27, 2015:  For a few hours on Sunday, September 27th, 2015, several areas, mostly in the center of Paris, will be closed to motorized vehicles, except for ambulances, taxis, public transportation, and certain other general interest vehicles.  Read more... (PDF - 327 kb)

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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