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France Embassy and Consulates in Nigeria

2 Diplomatic Missions 2 Cities

France Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria

France Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria
37 Udi Hills Street, Off Aso Drive Quartier Maitama Abuja Nigeria
Phone: + 234 9 523 55 10 Working hours: Close now (Open in 5 hours 53 minutes)

France Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria

1 Oyinkan Abayomi Drive Ikoyi Island Lagos Nigeria
Phone: +234 9 460 2300 Working hours: Close now (Open in 5 hours 53 minutes)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of France may close on the following Nigerian and French holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday Date Counting down
Bastille Day Wednesday, July 14 2 weeks, 5 days
Id el Kabir Saturday, July 31 1 month
Assumption Day Sunday, August 15 1 month, 3 weeks
Independence Day Friday, October 01 3 months, 1 week
All Saints' Day Monday, November 01 4 months, 1 week
Armistice Day Thursday, November 11 4 months, 2 weeks
Public Holiday Thursday, November 18 4 months, 3 weeks
Sambisa Memorial Day Wednesday, December 22 6 months
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 6 months
St. Stephen's Day Sunday, December 26 6 months
Boxing Day Holiday Tuesday, December 28 6 months

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many French Embassies/Consulates are there in Nigeria?

France currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in Nigeria including Abuja and Lagos.

2 - Do Nigerian citizens need a visa for France?

Nigerian citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into France. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of France in Nigeria for further instructions.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of French embassies in Nigeria?

The French representative offices in Nigeria will be closed in observance of the following Nigerian and French holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Bastille Day (FR) Wed, Jul 14, 2021 (2 weeks, 5 days)

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Time in France vs Nigeria

Paris, France time is 1:00 hours ahead of Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria 03:07AMThursday, June 24, 2021
Paris, France 04:07AMThursday, June 24, 2021