You must have French nationality to be eligible for a French passport.
In the UK, you can apply for a French passport at the French Consulate in London. The applicant must gather supporting documents and book an appointment online. You will need to attend your appointment in person.
It can take between 5 to 7 days to issue passports as they are produced in France.
A text message will let you know when your passport is ready for collection. Please be aware that you have 3 months to collect your passport or it will be destroyed.
You can apply for a passport for your child if they are under 18 and you legally have “legal parental responsibility” for them.
Parents who are applying for a child above 12 years old must come with them, both for the application and the collection of the new passport.
Children under 12 years old only have to be present for the collection of their passport.
You will pay by credit or debit card on the day of your appointment. Payments by American Express are not accepted.
It is strongly advised to bring all the necessary supporting documents in order for your passport to be ready within 7 working days.
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