Address and Hours of operation

1- Location

- Address : 205 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3700, Chicago, IL 60601

- Phone : +1 (312) 327 52 00

- Visa section : +1 (312) 327 52 29, In December the visa section will answer your phone calls for questions from 2.30 pm until 4.00 pm

- Fax : +1 (312) 327 52 01

- Email :

  • visas@consulfrance-chicago.org (visa issues - please read carefully the visa section of our website before contacting us, as you will find answers to most questions)


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2- Access

The Consulate General of France is located in the "Michigan Plaza" tower, at the intersection of Michigan Ave and Lake Str.

Please note that you will be asked to present a piece of identification to the security of the building in order to have access to our floor.

3- Hours of operation

The Consulate is open to the public :

    • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM // 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday,
    • 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM // 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Friday only ,


The Visa and Consular Services are open Monday to Friday, by appointment only.

4- Holidays closures

In 2017, the Consulate general will be closed on the following days:

- New year: Monday, January 2
- Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday: Monday January 16th
- President’s Day: Monday, February 20th
- Good Friday, April 14th
- Memorial Day: Monday, May 29th
- Independence Day: Tuesday July 4th
- Labor Day: Monday, September 4th
- Columbus Day: Monday, October 9th
- Veterans day: Friday November 10th
- Thanksgiving: Thursday November 23th and 24th
- Christmas: Monday, December 25th

- Bastille Day: Monday, July, 14. The staff of the consulate will work on July 14 but the consulate general will remain closed to the public.

Last modified on 13/09/2017

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