French Embassy and Consulates [fr]

French Embassy in Pretoria

The French Embassy in South Africa wields its power over all the French services present in South Africa.

The Embassy includes several services in Pretoria : political affairs, press service, administration and finance service, cultural services, Police International Technical Cooperation Service (SCTIP) and a military mission.

Ambassador : Mr Christophe FARNAUD

Address : 250 Melk Street, Corner Middel Street, Nieuw Muckleneuk, Pretoria, 0181
Telephone : 012 425 1600
Facsimile : 012 425 1609
Embassy website :

The Consulates

The Consulates are responsible for the French community and are in charge of the relationships with the South African authorities. Their function is also to provide South Africans with visas, in accordance with the French and European laws.

To know which French Consulate you are closer to, click here.

French Consulate General of Johannesburg
Consul general : Mrs Sonia DOÑA-PEREZ

Address : Standard Bank Building 3rd floor 191 Jan Smuts Avenue - P.O. Box 1027 Parklands 2121 - Johannesburg
Telephone : 011 77 85 600
Facsimile : 011 77 85 603
Website :

French Consulate General of Cape Town
Consul General : Mr Laurent AMAR

Address: 78 Queen Victoria Street, Gardens, 8001 Cape Town - P.O. Box 1702, Cape Town 8000
Telephone : 021 423 15 75
Facsimile : 021 424 84 70
Website :

Honorary Consuls of France in South Africa

Honorary Consuls of France in South Africa are private individuals appointed by the Consul of Cape Town, who provide advice and guidance for French citizens on a part-time basis without remuneration.

  • Honorary Consul of France in Port Elizabeth: Dr Lorien PICHEGRU (Ms)

    17 Mackay Street, Richmond Hill St
    Port Elizabeth 6006

    Telephone: +27.83.487.8574.

    E-mail adress :

    Appointment only

  • Honorary Consul of France in East London: Mr Pierre VIAENE

    Address : 156 Beach Road, Nahoon Mouth, East London 5241 - P O Box 8352, Nahoon 5210

    Telephone : +27437352656

    Cellphone : +27837004788

    E-mail adress :

Monday to Friday from 8am to 4:30pm Appointment only

publié le 20/12/2018

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