For LIFE or DEATH emergencies dial 112
The numbers below are provided for U.S. Citizens requiring emergency services such as assistance with the death, arrest, illness, children’s issues, abduction in progress, or injury of an American citizen.
Contact information for all routine U.S. citizen services, including all passports applications, notarial services, birth abroad or Federal Benefits is available on this webpage.
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY CALL THE EMBASSY SWITCHBOARD:
- In France, dial 01-43-12-2222 [dial 0 (zero) when you hear the automated greeting].
- From a U.S. phone, dial 011-33-1-43-12-2222 [dial 0 (zero) when you hear the automated greeting].
- From a cell phone, hold down the 0 (zero) until + appears, then dial 33-1-43-12-2222 [dial 0 (zero) when you hear the automated greeting].
TIME DIFFERENCE NOTE: It is 6 hours later in Paris than in Washington D.C. (EST)
In case of emergency (DEATH, or SERIOUS MEDICAL CONDITION of a U.S. citizen), you may send an email to Citizeninfo@state.gov with subject line “EMERGENCY” + (brief description). Please note that this mailbox is monitored during working hours only. For after-hours emergency assistance, please contact the embassy’s switchboard at 01-4312-2222. For routine services please visit our website pages: https://fr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/ .
If you have an EMERGENCY situation in Southern France: dial 01-4312-4754 during business hours, or send an email to CitizeninfoMarseille@state.gov. Please note that this mailbox is monitored during working hours only. For after-hours emergency assistance, please contact the embassy’s switchboard at 01-4312-2222.
We do not provide information on U.S. visas. For all U.S. visa questions, please refer to the visa section.
Nous vous prions de noter que ces numéros ne doivent PAS être utilisés pour des questions relatives au visas. Pour l’information concernant les visas, veuillez consulter notre site internet. Pour l’information générale sur les services offerts aux citoyens américains en France, veuillez consulter les pages internet de l’Ambassade.