Local Consular Information

Information about consular services available in Alsace and Lorraine, 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 Alsace-Lorraine region.

UK Citizens

The British Consulate General in Paris has jurisdiction over the French départements of Alsace and Lorraine.

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

US Citizens

The US Consulate General in Strasbourg has jurisdiction over the French départements of Alsace and Lorraine: Meurthe-et-Moselle (54), Meuse (55), Moselle (57), Bas-Rhin (67) and Haut-Rhin (68).

  • US Consulate General Strasbourg
    At: 15 avenue d'Alsace, 67082 Strasbourg
    Postal address when mailing from the USA: Congen/Strasbourg
    PSC 116, APO AE 09777-5000
    Tel: 03 88 35 31 04 
    Fax: 03 88 24 06 95
    Open: Monday to Friday 09:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00.

The Strasbourg Consulate General provides full services to American citizens, except the provision of passports and visas which can be arranged through the Paris office.