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Nice Consular Agency


U.S. Citizen Services and Notarial Appointments are Currently Scheduled in Marseille

Appointments for consular services are available online at the U.S. Consulate General in Marseille. Please visit to make an appointment for passport, citizenship, or notarial services. For matters involving deaths of U.S. citizens, welfare cases, and arrests, please call 01 43 12 47 54.

U.S. Visa Services

The Consular Agency in Nice does not provide U.S. visa services. The U.S. Embassy in Paris is the only office providing visa services in France. Please refer to the Paris website page for visa information.

American Citizen Services

The Consular Agency in Nice provides limited passport and citizenship services for American citizens and accepts birth registrations for U.S. citizen children born abroad. A full range of passport and citizenship services are available at the U.S. Consulate General in Marseille.

Passport and Citizenship Services in Nice

The Consular Agency in Nice accepts, by appointment only, all passport and citizenship applications requiring a personal appearance. Applications for these services will be transmitted to the Consulate General in Marseille for processing

Applications for regular passport renewals for persons holding a 10-year validity passport issued within the last 15 years should be sent directly to the Consulate General in Marseille, Place Varian Fry, 13006 Marseille.  Please include a self addressed CHRONOPOST envelope in the application.  For details on the application process you may refer to Marseille's webpage on Passport Services

Passport photographs in Nice

All passport applications require two identical, recent color, U.S. passport sized photographs.  If you need assistance finding a photographer, please refer to this list. (PDF 208 kb).

Payment for Passport Applications in Nice

Payment for services in Nice to include U.S passport applications must be by credit card only.

Notarial and Authentication Service

Notarial and authentication services are available by appointment only. Please contact the Consular Agency at telephone 04 93 88 89 55 to schedule an appointment. Payment for notarial services must be in dollars by credit card only.

At the time of your notarial appointment please bring:

  • A valid passport or form of identity issued by a government   agency — a U.S. driver's license or passport; for non-U.S. citizens a passport is required. (For identification purposes, we do not accept student ID or a French drivers' licenses.) 
  • the document to be notarized;
  • fees for notarial and authentication services are $50 for the first consular seal/signature. For each additional consular seal/signature a supplementary fee of $50 will apply.
  • If your document requires the presence of a witness, please bring these persons at the time of signature. Consular officers and staff may NOT be witnesses for notarial purposes.

Federal Benefits

All Federal Benefits questions (social security numbers and benefits) are handled by the Federal Benefits Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Paris. Please call our offices in Paris for further information or click on the following link to get general information on Federal Benefits.

U.S. Consular Agency Nice
7, avenue Gustave V
06000 NICE
Tel: 04 93 88 89 55
Fax: 04 93 87 07 38