Consular Assistant  - Embassy of Sri Lanka, Paris

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in France is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Embassy Consular Assistant (Clerk cum Typist).  The successful applicant will be subjected to the terms and conditions of service of the Sri Lankan Embassy, as well as relevant labor laws and regulations of the French Republic.




  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university


      • Excellent spoken and written Tamil language.


      • A professional standards of written and spoken French and English.
  • The ability to speak and write in Sinhala would be an advantage.


  • A High level of flexibility and the ability to work effectively as a team member.   


  • Excellent organization and time management skills, with a high level of attention to detail;


The key responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

1. Engaging with Sri Lankan citizens and visa applicants via email, phone, and in-person interactions to ensure the timely and accurate provision of information regarding consular and visa services.


2. Processing a range of consular services, including passport applications, emergency travel documents, certification of documents, authentication of adoption applications,


3. Handling Birth Registration, Citizenship Certificate etc.


4. Providing support for emergency consular services, including availability during out-of-office hours when necessary.


5. Undertaking additional duties as required and assisting in various aspects of the Embassy's operations.


All the above responsibilities are carried out under the immediate supervision of the Head of the Consular division.


A French social security number is mandatory. The successful applicant must possess the right to reside and work in France



The basic salary will be 1,755.83 per month. The statutory probation period of 06 months will apply.



Candidates are invited to send applications on or before 05th June 2024 including the following:

(1) A statement which explains how you meet the above selection criteria,

(2) A short resume, having a photo at the top-right corner,

(3) The contact details of at least two work referees non-related and worked not before 2020,

04) A signed covering letter.


Please forward applications marked “Consular Assistant to:

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in France

16, rue Spontini, 75016, Paris.

Email :


Only those candidates who have fulfilled the qualifications will be contacted for the interview.