Useful Information for France

  • Passport/Visa Procedures

US Citizens: You do not need a visa to visit France for up to 90 days, but you must have a valid passport of at least 3 months at the time of travel.


Non-US citizens: Please check with your local France consulate as the procedures and requirements vary depending on your nationality.

  • Weather

Spring (May, June) and autumn (September, October) are the best times for sightseeing. You may want to travel in July and August to enjoy wine regions and the French Riviera.

  • Currency

The unit of currency is the Euro (EUR). As of January 2019, 1 US dollar equals 0.87 Euro. Major credit cards are widely accepted. Please notify your bank/credit card company of the dates that you will be abroad and don't forget to get a 4 digit pin code for your credit/debit cards.

  • Telephone calling codes/ Time

From the USA to France: +33+area code+phone number

From France to the USA: 001+area code+ phone number

France is 6 hours ahead of Eastern standard time.

  • US Consulate in France

​Address: 2 Avenue Gabriel 75008  Paris, France

Phone:  +33 1 43 12 22 22

Website:  http://fr.usembassy.gov/

 

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