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France Embassy and Consulates in United Arab Emirates

2 Diplomatic Missions 2 Cities

France Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

France Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Etihad Tower, Office Tower 3, 22Nd Floor, Corniche Road West Po Box 4014 Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
Phone: + 971 2 44 35 100 Working hours: Close now (Open in 56 minutes)

France Consulate General in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

France Consulate General in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates Habtoor Business Tower - 32Th Floor P.O. Box 3314 Dubai United Arab Emirates
Phone: + 971 4 408 49 00 Working hours: Close now (Open in 56 minutes)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

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

Holiday
Holiday Date Counting down
Bastille Day Wednesday, July 14 2 weeks, 5 days
Afrah Day Friday, July 30 1 month
Eid Al Adha Saturday, July 31 1 month
Eid Al Adha Sunday, August 01 1 month, 1 week
Eid Al Adha Holiday Monday, August 02 1 month, 1 week
Assumption Day Sunday, August 15 1 month, 3 weeks
Hijri New Year's Day Monday, August 23 1 month, 4 weeks
Prophet Muhammad’s birthday Friday, October 29 4 months
All Saints' Day Monday, November 01 4 months, 1 week
Armistice Day Thursday, November 11 4 months, 2 weeks
Commemoration Day Wednesday, December 01 5 months, 1 week
National Day Thursday, December 02 5 months, 1 week

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many French Embassies/Consulates are there in United Arab Emirates?

France currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in United Arab Emirates including Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

2 - Do UAE citizens need a visa for France?

Citizens of United Arab Emirates (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 United Arab Emirates?

The French representative offices in United Arab Emirates will be closed in observance of the following UAE 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 United Arab Emirates

Paris, France time is 2:00 hours behind Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 08:04AMThursday, June 24, 2021
Paris, France 06:04AMThursday, June 24, 2021

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