French Embassy in Baku


French Embassy in BakuAzerbaijan is a strong bond of communication between France Government and Azerbaijan.




Head of Mission: Mrs Aurélia Bouchez, Ambassador

Embassy/Consulate Appointment or Contact Information French Embassy in Baku : Before visit make an appointment

Appointment Booking

Before visiting the embassy, please book an appointment. Embassy offices may remain closed during Azerbaijan and France holidays. Make a phone call to confirm the opening hours since the opening hours may be affected due to the ongoing global pandemic.

You can make an appointment through either a phone call or email on presse.bakou-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr. You are advised for more details. Please check the consulate website for the inquiries contact form. A contact form for inquiries can be found on the consulate website.

France Consulates in Azerbaijan may organize/prioritize an Appointment for France residents or have committed support.

Consular/Embassy Services

Ensuring the safety and protection of France citizens in Azerbaijan is the foremost responsibility of the embassy. The France embassy in Azerbaijan offers passport and visa processing, birth Report, document legalization, and other services. In addition, an embassy may visit their country fellows in jails and assist the families and friends in the death of their relative(s).

Visa/Passports Services
The embassy facilitates visa and passport issuance services to visit France for travel/tourism or business purposes, meeting family or friends, seeking job opportunities, and/or making an investment. If you want to apply for the Long Stay/employment Visas, contact the above mentioned phone numbers.

http://az.ambafrance.org,.

Visa Types Granted By France Are;

  • France Tourist Visa
  • France Business Visa
  • France Journalist Visa
  • France Film Visa
  • France Conference Visa
  • France Medical Visa
  • France Transit Visa
  • France Visa
  • France Missionary Visa
  • France Diplomatic/Official Visa
  • France Student Visa
  • France Entry Visa
  • France Employment Visa

 

Requirements for Visa

The following requirements must be met for France Visa

  • Signed ad Valid Passport
  • A filled-out application form
  • Photographs (no more than three months older, must have a white background, no glasses)
  • Identification Card
  • Business Cover Letter/ Intent Letter (for those intending to do business or make an investment in the country)
  • Invitation letter from France sponsor (To validate your travel purpose and accommodation)
  • Letter of Authorization
  • France Ministry of Foreign Affairs Letter

Following are the Visa application form filling guide

  • Personal details (Full name, dob, place of birth, country, occupation, and gender)
  • Contact details (Phone number, email, permanent address)
  • Passport details (passport number, passport issue date, passport expiry date)
  • Travel details (date intended for arrival and accommodation address)

Visa processing time

An applicant must apply for a visa 5-7 days before the travel date, as 5-7 days is the visa processing time. If a person needs an urgent Visa in case, the applicant receives his Visa in just three hours.

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Relationship between Azerbaijan and France

On December 21, 1991, the Republic of Azerbaijan was recognized as an independent state France. The diplomatic relations between these countries were established on November 16, 1994. While France has an embassy in Azerbaijan located in Baku, Azerbaijan is yet to open one in France. However, the country is planning to open an embassy in France soon.

 

Travel restrictions due to Covid-19

  • Official documents of the relevant country
  • COVID-19 passport issued after completion of vaccination for the passengers over the age of 18
  • Recovery form for the passengers over the age of 18
  • PCR test showing a negative result taken no more than 72 hours before the flight should be brought along.

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