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Embassy of France in New Delhi

French Embassy in DelhiThe French Embassy in India is the bridge between India and France. From cultural promotions, to development in trade and finance, visa applications and consulate services, the French Embassy provides its unending support to the citizens to get. 

The ambassadors have always aimed at strengthening the ties between the two countries for a fruitful and prosperous future.

The Embassy of France also seeks to strengthen the relationship between the two countries by encouraging bilateral visits of dignitaries. The visit of the French Minister of Defence and meeting of Indo-French CEOs is an important step in this respect.

For getting information on official matters or meeting someone in the embassy you need to have a prior appointment. Some of the services that the embassy offers include –
  • Visa applications
  • Job opportunities information
  • Passport
  • Indo – French Relations
  • Economic Cooperation
  • Culture (Fine Arts, French language, Books, Movies and TV, Conferences and debates)

The embassy also offers various other services through which the people get a chance to get to know the culture, literature, art and music of France closely.  The embassy also plans a gala event for the celebration of the national day of France, 14th July every year. Some of the other services apart from the above mentioned ones that the embassy offers are –

  • Science and Technology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Regional Economic Service
  • University cooperation
  • Global issues
  • Bilateral visits
  • Space cooperation
  • Internal security cooperation

The embassy organises various events, workshops, seminars and programs time and again to enhance cultural exchange between the people of the two countries.  The seminars and debates are primarily focussed on economic, scientific and technological matters and give a great learning opportunity. Some of the popular events of the recent past are –

  • Bon jour India 2013
  • Flying Angels – Closing of the Bon Jour India festival
  • Mozart Magic
  • Indo French seminar on textiles and technical textiles machinery
  • Book Launch – Young Tagore by Dr Sudhir Kakar
  • France at the India Art Fair

Contact Details

Given below are the contact details of the embassy of Spain in New Delhi.

2/50 E Shantipath, Chanakypuri
New Delhi – 110021
Phone number – 011 43196100
Fax – 011 43196119
Email – webmaster@france-in-india.org
Website - www. ambafrance-in.org

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9:00 am to 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The office hours can vary, thus it is advised that you take a prior appointment before visiting the embassy.The embassy remains closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Ambassador of France to India –H.E. Mr Francois Richier

The Embassy of France in New Delhi is located at a distance of around 14km from the IGI airport. Due to its central location it can be easily accessed by public and private transport.

Nearest Metro station – Jor Bagh and Race Course are the two nearest metro stations to Chanakya Puri which fall on the Yellow line of the Delhi Metro. Getting off at the station you can easily hail an auto rickshaw to reach the embassy in about ten to fifteen minutes.

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