• Ambassador-Designate of France to SA Christophe Farnaud

    16 January 2017

    Ambassador-Designate of France to SA Christophe Farnaud

    His Excellency Ambassador-Designate Christophe Farnaud arrived in South Africa in January 2017 to succeed Ambassador Elisabeth Barbier as France’s envoy to South Africa.

  • Happy New Year!

    4 January 2017

    Happy New Year!

    The Consul General of France in Cape Town, Mr Xavier d’Argoeuves, and all the team from the French Consulate General wish you all the best for 2017!

  • The Consulate General will be closed on the 26th and 27th of December 2016 (...)

    7 December 2016

    The Consulate General will be closed on the 26th and 27th of (...)

    The Consulate General will be closed on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th of December 2016 and on Monday 2nd of January 2017.
    In case of emergency, please contact call + 27 (0) 834 604 360.

  • The Consulate of France in Cape Town becomes the « Consulate General of (...)

    17 November 2016

    The Consulate of France in Cape Town becomes the « Consulate (...)

    Due to the increasing number of French citizens living in the three Cape provinces and the growing diversity of its missions whether consular or political, economic and cultural, the Consulate of France in Cape Town has the pleasure to announce that its status has been upgraded to “Consulate General of France in Cape Town” on November, 10th as a testament to the flourishing bilateral (...)

  • Departure message from Ambassador Barbier

    14 November 2016

    Departure message from Ambassador Barbier

    On the 11th of November, we bid farewell to Ambassador of France to South Africa, HE Elisabeth Barbier, who has completed her posting in South Africa.

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