In the context of the implementation of the state of health emergency in France, access restrictions to Mainland France and to French Overseas territories are in effect. Travelers who are allowed to travel to France are requested, from 8 April 2020, 12 AM, to fill out and carry one of the following travel certificates according to his situation.
Due to Coronavirus COVID-19, the borders at the entry of the European Union and Schengen area are closed.
Therefore, the French consular services in the United States have received instructions to stop issuing visas until further notice.
All pending applications will not be processed. All passports will be sent back to VFS Global.
Applicants will be able to retrieve their passports (...)
If you or someone in your household show signs of respiratory infection (fever, sensation of fever, cough, breathing difficulties), if you live or have traveled in the last 14 days in a virus infected area, we recommend that you postpone your visit to the Consulate until further notice.
For more information on COVID-19, please visit our website : (...)
DO NOT CALL THE FRENCH EMBASSY OR ANY OF THE FRENCH CONSULATES IN THE US
The visas office in Washington DC does not answer requests with the only exception of proven difficulties. If, and only if, you think you are in such a situation you may send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Warning: questions related to matters already addressed on the official website will not be answered.
To reach the other departments at the French Consulate in Washington DC (French passports, nationality, civil status…), please click here