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Consulate of France in East London

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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 East London 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 East London, South Africa 13 Logan Drive, Nahoon Mouth P. O. Box 8352, Nahoon 5210 East London 5241 South Africa


(+27) (43) 735 2125 / 2130 (+27) 82 920 1237


(+27) (43) 735 2485


viaene@iafrica.com aviaene@iafrica.com



Mr Alain Viane - Consul

Office Hours:

By appointment only

Consulate Appointment

For an appointment at the French consulate in South Africa, please check in first instance the consulate website .

In the case that you are not able to arrange an appointment through the website you can contact the consulate in East London by telephone (+27) (43) 735 2125 / 2130 (+27) 82 920 1237 or email viaene@iafrica.com aviaene@iafrica.com

Visa and Passports

The consulate of France in East London 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 East London 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 East London

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 East London, South Africa.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

Contact the consulate before visiting.