France Embassy and Consulates in Australia
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of France may close on the following Australian and French holidays in 2021/2022:
|Bastille Day||Wednesday, July 14||2 weeks, 5 days|
|Bank Holiday||Tuesday, August 03||1 month, 1 week|
|Ekka People's Day||Thursday, August 12||1 month, 2 weeks|
|Assumption Day||Sunday, August 15||1 month, 3 weeks|
|Father's Day||Monday, September 06||2 months, 1 week|
|Grand Final Eve||Saturday, September 25||3 months|
|Queen's Birthday||Tuesday, September 28||3 months|
|Labour Day||Tuesday, October 05||3 months, 1 week|
|All Saints' Day||Monday, November 01||4 months, 1 week|
|Melbourne Cup Day||Wednesday, November 03||4 months, 1 week|
1. How many French Embassies/Consulates are there in Australia?
France currently maintains 8 diplomatic representative offices in Australia including Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.
2 - Do Australian citizens need a visa for France?
Citizens of Australia (holders of regular passports) can travel to France for 90 days without having to apply or obtain a French visa for short-term tourism.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of French embassies in Australia?
The French representative offices in Australia will be closed in observance of the following Australian and French holidays in 2021/2021:
- Bastille Day (FR) Wed, Jul 14, 2021 (2 weeks, 5 days)
Time in France vs Australia
Paris, France time is 8:00 hours behind Canberra, Australia