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Consulate of France in Cape Town

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French Diplomatic mission in South Africa. On this page you will find info on specific details such as consulate contact information, web presence, consular office hours and directions to the consulate. The consulate in Cape Town is not the only diplomatic representation of France in South Africa. On this page you can also find all other French consulates located in South Africa.


French Consulate in Cape Town - 78 Queen Victoria Street - Cape Town 8001 - P.O.Box 1702 - Cape Town 8000 South Africa


(+27) (21) 42 31 575


(+27) (21) 42 48 470






Mr Xavier d'Argoeuves - Consul

Office Hours:

Consulate Appointment

For an appointment at the French consulate in South Africa, please check in first instance the consulate website www.consulfrance-lecap.org.

In the case that you are not able to arrange an appointment through the website you can contact the consulate in Cape Town by telephone (+27) (21) 42 31 575 or email consulat.le-cap@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Visa and Passports

The consulate of France in Cape Town can inform you about the scope of services they offer.

Always contact the French consulate before a visit since not every consulate in South Africa offers visa and/or passport services.

Travel Insurance for South Africa

A valid travel insurance is very important when you visit South Africa. Check for details on our Travel page

Opening Hours

Please note: Consulate opening hours can vary. Always contact the Consulate before a visit.

French Consulates in South Africa

The French Consulate in Cape Town is not the only French consular office in the region. For your convenience we also listed below all other consulates of France located in South Africa. A French consulate can be found in the city of: Cape Town, Durban, East London, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth

Keep in mind that a consulate can have more or less or different consular services.

Search your Hotel close to the French Consulate in Cape Town

When you need to find a place to stay close to the French consulate we provide a handy hotel search box for accommodation in a hotel or guesthouse in Cape Town, South Africa.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Consulate of France in Cape Town could have adjusted its services due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Contact the consulate before visiting.