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Demonstrations in France on May 1, 2016

The U.S. Embassy in France informs U.S. citizens that several national unions across a variety of sectors intend to hold demonstrations against proposed labor reforms on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Read more...

U.S. Citizen Services

Welcome to U.S. Citizens Services at the United States Consulate General in Marseille. This section provides information on specific consular services available to U.S. citizens in France. For further details, please select one of the links on the left.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Situation in France (March 22, 2016)

In the wake of today’s multiple attacks in Brussels, Belgium, the U.S. Embassy in France informs U.S. citizens that attacks in Europe by terror groups and individuals inspired by major terrorist organizations remain possible. In addition to earlier measures outlined below as part of the ongoing State of Emergency, French authorities announced today: Read more...

Europe Travel Alert (March 22, 2016)

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe following several terrorist attacks, including the March 22 attacks in Brussels claimed by ISIL.  Terrorist groups continue to plan near-term attacks throughout Europe, targeting sporting events, tourist sites, restaurants, and transportation.  This Travel Alert expires on June 20, 2016. Read more...

U.S. Passport Validity for Travel to France

Travel to European Countries in the Schengen Area

Check the expiration date on your passport carefully before traveling to Europe.  Entry into any of the 26 European countries in the Schengen area for short-term tourism, a business trip, or in transit to a non-Schengen destination, requires that your passport be valid for at least three months beyond your intended date of departure.  Read more...

U.S. Consulate General
Consular Section
American Citizen Services
Place Varian Fry
13006 Marseille

Note: For other services that are not listed above, please send an email to or call 01-43-12-47-54 during business hours on weekdays.

American Citizen Services in Marseille

ACS Marseille

Step Program

  • Step logo Living in France, or traveling around the globe − American citizens may enroll in the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive travel updates, assistance in emergency situations, and routine embassy information.

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