French Presence in Seattle

Consular agency linked to the Consulate General of France to San Francisco

The Consular Agency in Seattle

Introduction of Mr. Jack Cowan, Honorary Consul of France in Seattle

This Consular agency can:

  • help you if you are in a difficult situation
  • facilitate you in your administrative requests by directly delivering life certificates and certificates of residency, by legalizing or certifying your signature, by certifying in accordance with the original translation documents or copies, by accomplishing all necessary formalities relating to the transportation of the body or of ashes, by receiving proxies of vote

This consular agency cannot :

  • Accept passport requests, national ID cards, VISAS or any pass (laissez-passez)
  • Receive or transmit any requests concerning the public records, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates and death certificates

How to get to the Consular Agency :

  • Honorary Consulate of France in Seattle
    World Trade Center
    2200 Alaskan Way, suite 490
    Seattle, WA 98121
  • Telephone : (206) 256-6184
    Fax : (206) 448-4218
    Email :
To subscribe to the newsletter of the Consular Agency in Seattle :

French-American Chamber of Commerce of the North-West Pacific

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Created in 1986, the French-American Chamber of Commerce of the North-West Pacific (FACCNWP) is an independent not-for-profit directed by its members. She promotes the French-American business community in the region, and support the French and American companies in their willing to settle. Based to Seattle in the State of Washington, his district also covers the Oregon and the Idaho.

The FACCPNW has more than 280 French and American members who represent 98 corporations including Air France, Boeing, Dassault Systems, Microsoft, Harbor of Seattle, Saffron, Starbucks, and the University of Washington.

For more Information:


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French-American School of Puget Sound

3795 E. Mercer Way

Mercer Island, WA 98040

Telephone: (206) 275.3533

Fax: (425)732.0223

French Immersion School of Washington

4211 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE,

Bellevue, WA 98008

Telephone: (425) 653-3970

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French Education Greater Seattle

offers an additional


and cultural education program.

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The French Bilingual Association


North Seattle French School
2852 NW 74th st.
Seattle 98117, WA
Phone: 206 403 0781

Well-established list of lawyers, doctors, translators

- Lawyers:

General Law, Immigration Me Paul CHOQUETTE

Finney, Choquette & Guelich

Market place tower

2025 1st ave, suite 450


Telephone: (206) 233-0122

Fax: (206) 233-0119

Immigration, Nationality rights, Contentious Me Karen L. GILBERT

1001 fourth ave plaza, suite 4312


Telephone: (206) 464-1908

Fax: (206) 464-0125

- Doctors:

  • Dr. L. TYSON Geffrey
    Northwest Pain Management Associates, PLLC
    6808 220th Street S.W.
    Suite 201
    Mountlake Terrace, Washington 98043
    telephone: 425-640-6976
    facsimile: 425-640-6977
    Site web:

  • Dr. TOUBOUL Omri
    First Hill Medical PS
    1229 Madison street, suite 820
    Seattle, WA 98104
    Telephone : (206) 215-2111

- Translators:

  • BLISS Sylvie
    636 J Street
    Telephone / Fax : (360) 385 6922
    Email :

  • LEBLON Jean M.
    1130 5th Avenue S #104
    EDMONDS, WA 98020-4666
    Telephone: (425) 778 98 89
    Fax: (425) 774 05 58

L’Alliance française in Seattle

L’Alliance Française in Seattle has succeeded in 1987 to the Seattle Cercle Français which had been for more than 50 years in the region.

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This local chapter of the Alliance Française develops programs and activities for the public and aims to promote the French and French-speaking cultures the region. It is also part of the category FRAMES. Those Alliances Françaises which belong to this category offer cultural and social events, and resources on the French language and the French-speaking cultures. These Alliances also develop programs of French classes that are currently in accordance with the norms of the Fondation Alliance Française.

You will find all the information on the French classes and the events organized by this Alliance on the following website:

Presidence: Mrs. Margaret GANONG
Direction: Mrs. Karyn MIKKELSEN-TILLET
Pedagogical Direction: Mrs. Marie-Ange WOOD

  • Alliance Française in Seattle
    Good Shepherd Center
    4649 Sunnyside Ave. N #205,
    Seattle, WA 98103
    Telephone: (206) 632.5433
    Fax: (206) 632-9040

L’Union des Français de l’Étranger - UFE Seattle

UFE Seattle is the local representation of the Union des Français de l’Etranger (union of french nationals expatriates), a not-for-profit, apolitical and non-religious organization.

There are now 12 UFE representations in the US, UFE Seattle being its newest member. UFE exists since 1927 and is present in 100 countries through more than 170 representations world-wide.

Our goal is to welcome, support and animate the french and french speaking community in the Puget Sound area.

President : Olivier FONTANA
Consulat Honoraire Francais de Seattle
World Trade Center, 2200 Alaskan Way, suite 490
Seattle, WA 98121
Skype: UFEseattle
Mail :

The Guide: Le Petit Débrouillard

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Following the Guide made for San Francisco and to answer a growing demand of help online, please find the new blog of the Petit Débrouillard, exclusively dedicated to the City of Seattle and its region (Washington State).

Useful Links

- Mercer Island Sister City Association :
- Seattle-Nantes Sister City Association :
- France Education Northwest :
- Page Facebook du consulat

Dernière modification : 06/06/2014

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