France Embassy and Consulates in United Arab Emirates
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of France may close on the following UAE and French holidays in 2021/2022:
|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|
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)
Time in France vs United Arab Emirates
Paris, France time is 2:00 hours behind Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates