French Guiana


Service locations

​There is no Australian diplomatic mission in French Guiana.  The Department's office in Santiago, Chile, manages visa and citizenship services for clients in French Guiana. 

More information about visa and lodgement is available.

Australian Embassy

Santiago

Santiago
Summary

​This office provides immigration and visa services to clients in Chile and nine other South and Central American countries including: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela and the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Caribbean (previously known as Netherlands Antilles (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Maarten (Saint Martin) and Sint Eustatius (Saint Eustatius)).

Street address
Isidora Goyenchea 3621 Torre - B,
Piso 12
Las Condes,
Santiago, Chile
Postal address
As above
Counter hours
9 am to 10 am Monday to Friday
Telephone
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Fax
56 2 550 3605 (DIBP)
56 2 331 5960 (Embassy)
Electronic contact
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Website
http://www.chile.embassy.gov.au
Additional information

Payment i​nformation


Credit Card​

Payments using credit card will be processed in Australian dollars (AUD). We accept MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Diners and JCB. When paying by a credit card you may incur a credit card surcharge, banking and currency conversion fees and you will need to accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.​​​​​

Prior to lodging your application, you may need to notify your bank of an upcoming foreign credit card transaction. Failure to do so may result in your transaction being declined. Without payment your application is invalid.

Credit card transactions processed in Australian dollars (AUD) are processed in Australia.​​​​​ A credit card surcharge may apply to transactions made using your credit card.

For credit card payments use the Payment Details Form - 1440​.​​​​​

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​Making payment in Australia

Fees may be paid​ at any of our offi​ces in Australia. Once the fee has been paid, you will need to provide a copy of the receipt with your application.​​​

Citizenship

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Applications for Citizenship by Descent can be lodged at this office.​​​​

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​Applications for Australian citizenship general eligibility and other situations, and applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be lodged at the Canberra Visa and Citizenship office in Australian Capital Territory​.

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Police check

French Guiana - French citizens born in French Guiana

French Guiana - French citizens born in French Guiana
Street address

Tribunal de Grande Instance de Cayenne
Avenue General de Gaulle
97300 Cayenne
Apply by post to:
National Criminal Records
44317 Nantes Cedex 3
FRANCE

Fax

02 51 89 89 18

Additional information

Apply in person at the address above.
Provide: application form, identification and passport.
Relevant document: ‘Police Record Check’ (Extrait du Casier Judiciaire).
Fee: nil.
Processing time: approximately two weeks.
Note: do not attach an envelope or stamp for reply. Par télécopie, 02 51 89 89 18. If you were born outside France, even if you are French, you must enclose proof of identity (photocopy of an official document containing preference descent).
Rappel: si vous êtes né à Mayotte, en Nouvelle Calédonie, en Polynésie Française ou à Wallis et Futuna, vous devez adresser votre demande au greffe du tribunal de première instance de votre lieu de naissance.
Reminder: if you were born in Mayotte, New Caledonia, French Polynesia or Wallis and Futuna, you must submit the request to the Court of First Instance in the place of your birth.

French Guiana - Non-French citizens and French citizens born outside French Guiana

French Guiana - Non-French citizens and French citizens born outside French Guiana
Street address

Casier Judiciaire National
107 Rue du Landreau
44079 Nantes Cedex 01
FRANCE

Counter hours

Lundi au Vendredi de 8h 30 à 17h (Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm).

Additional information

Apply to the address above.
Provide: proof of identity or residence status in country (photocopy of passport or identity card and ‘Carte de Sejour’).
The application form ’Request for a bulletin no 3’ (Demande de B3, Extrait du Casier Judiclaire) is available at the website above.
Relevant document: ‘Police Record Check’ (Extrait du Casier Judiciaire).
Fee: nil.
Processing time: approximately two weeks.
Note: do not attach an envelope or stamp for reply. Par télécopie, 02 51 89 89 18. if you were born outside France, even if you are French, you must enclose proof of identity (photocopy of an official document containing preference descent).
Rappel: si vous êtes né à Mayotte, en Nouvelle Calédonie, en Polynésie Française ou à Wallis et Futuna, vous devez adresser votre demande au greffe du tribunal de première instance de votre lieu de naissance.
Reminder: if you were born in Mayotte, New Caledonia, French Polynesia or Wallis and Futuna, you must submit the request to the Court of First Instance in the place of your birth.