Local Consular Information

Information about consular services available in Languedoc-Roussillon, including registration of births and help in emergencies...

Most countries have an Embassy or Consular Offices in Paris to deal with matters affecting their own nationals living in or visiting France. The UK and US also offer some consular services in the Languedoc-Roussillon region.

Britons in Languedoc-Roussillon

The British Consulate-General in Marseille has jurisdiction over the Languedoc-Roussillon region. It provides general assistance to British nationals as well as notarial and registration services UK citizens in southern France.

The services include:

  • Registration of births
  • Information on transferring money between the UK and France
  • Providing help in the event of accident, hospitalisation or violent assault
  • Providing details of local lawyers, interpreters, doctors and funeral directors;
  • Offering support and contacting friends in a variety of other extreme or distressing situations

The office sends out email updates on information of potential interest to UK nationals in France. Send your email address to be added to the mailing list: email.


  • British Consulate Marseilles
    24 avenue du Prado, 13006 Marseilles
    Open: 09:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00
    Tel: 04 91 15 72 10 (after hours emergency call this number for answer phone emergency service)
    Fax: 04 91 37 47 06

US Citizens

The Consular section of the Embassy can provide detailed information on issues pertaining to US citizens living in France.

The American Consulate General in Marseilles has jurisdiction over the Languedoc-Roussillon region.

  • US Consular General, Marseilles
    At: Place Varian Fry, 13286 Marseilles, Cedex 6
    Postal address within the USA: PSC 116 (MAR), APO AE 09777
    Open: 09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00
    04 91 54 92 00 
    Fax: 04 91 55 09 47