The French Consulate General in Kolkata, India helps to maintain bilateral ties of the Indian government with the France government on cultural, social and economic fronts. This page contains information on French Consulate General in Kolkata, India. It has up-to-date information about the address, website, social handles, phone numbers, opening hours, physical address, and email address of the French Consulate General in Kolkata, India.
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Visiting : Consulate Appointment or Contact French Consulate General in Kolkata.
Visiting the embassy or consulate is strictly by appointment which can be done through phone call during the official opening hours. Take note that the France embassy and consulate are in different cities and they may provide services that are not the same, always contact the embassy to confirm on how to proceed. The France Embassy is always closed during France and India public holidays.
Consular, Visa and Passport Services
The consulate provides services such as issuing France visas to foreigners, emergency evacuation of France's citizens, Issuance and renewal of France passports, and protecting France citizens and interests in India. The France Embassy may give priority to their citizens.
These consulate services are listed below:
An unexpired travel insurance is required by the France Embassy for foreigners traveling to France due to emergency and unforeseen circumstances. You can get a good Travel insurance quote.
Diplomatic mission of France in India
The Embassy and Consulate of France in India serves the diplomatic end of France in India. The Embassy office is located in Kolkata, the contact information is shown above.
Diplomatic mission of India in France
The Embassy and Consulate of India in France serves the diplomatic end of India in France. Get more information about Diplomatic mission of India in France.
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This page was last updated on Jul 27, 2020. We have put great efforts to ensure accuracy of information herein and be rest assured that we frequently update the information as any change occurs. Be that as it may, we will not be held liable or responsible for any mistake or omission on the information provided on this page.
The purpose of your intended travel ( Tourist, Business, Studies or Medical ) and other facts will determine what type of visa is required under India immigration law. As a visa applicant, you will need to establish that you meet all requirements to receive the category of visa for which you are applying.
Please check France international travelers Indian Visa requirements to travel to the India. The Visa section of this website is all about Indian Visa for foreign citizens to travel to the India.
Note: When planning travel or stay longer than 60 days you may need a regular visa issued by one of the Indian Mission of his/her location of residence, Applicant is mandatorily required to give Biometric capture at the time of application submission and subsequently may be called for an interview in person in the Consulate General of India.
Along with the French Consulate General in Kolkata, France also has 5 other representations in India as:
Consulate General of France in Pondicherry, India
2 rue de la Marine, Pondicherry 605 001
Phone:  (413) 223 10 00
Fax:  (413) 223 10 01,
Embassy of France in New Delhi, India
2/50 E Shantipath, Chanakyapuri New Delhi 110021 India
Phone:  (11) 2419 6100
Fax:  (11) 2419 6169,
French Consulate General in Bangalore, India
21 Palace Road, Vasanthnagar, Bangalore 560 052, India
Phone: (+91) 80 2214 1200
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
French Honorary Consulate in Chennai, India
6th Floor, Bannari Amman Towers, 29, Dr., Dr Radha Krishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India
Phone: (+91) (44) 284 79 500
Fax: (+91) (44) 4208 8400,
French Consulate General in Mumbai, India
Wockhardt Towers, East Wing, 5th floor, Bandra - Kurla Complex, Mumbai 400 051, India
Phone: (+91) 22 6669 4000
Fax: (+91) 22 6669 4060, (+91) 22 6669 4066,
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