List of diplomatic missions in the United States
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This is a list of diplomatic missions in the United States. At present, 176 nations maintain diplomatic missions to the United States in the capital, Washington, D.C. Eight nations also attribute their missions at the United Nations in New York as their official embassies to the United States. However, only those offices in New York that serve as an official diplomatic mission to the United States are listed here. For a complete list of diplomatic missions to the United Nations, see List of current Permanent Representatives to the United Nations.
Only diplomatic missions operated by a foreign country are listed here. Honorary consulates, typically private offices designated to provide limited services on behalf of a foreign country, are not listed. The United States Department of State maintains the official consular list.
- 1 Embassies in Washington, D.C.
- 2 Missions to the United States in New York
- 3 American cities with ten or more consulates
- 4 Other cities with Diplomatic Missions
- 4.1 Anchorage, Alaska (3)
- 4.2 Brentwood, New York (1)
- 4.3 Cleveland (1)
- 4.4 Dallas (5)
- 4.5 Denver (6)
- 4.6 Detroit (7)
- 4.7 Elizabeth, New Jersey (1)
- 4.8 Guam municipalities (6)
- 4.9 Hartford, Connecticut (2)
- 4.10 Honolulu (7)
- 4.11 Kansas City, Missouri (2)
- 4.12 Las Vegas (2)
- 4.13 Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (1)
- 4.14 Minneapolis–Saint Paul (4)
- 4.15 Nashville, Tennessee (1)
- 4.16 Newark, New Jersey (4)
- 4.17 New Haven, Connecticut (1)
- 4.18 New Orleans (8)
- 4.19 Orlando (4)
- 4.20 Pago Pago, American Samoa (1)
- 4.21 Palo Alto, California (1)
- 4.22 Paterson, New Jersey (1)
- 4.23 Philadelphia (5)
- 4.24 Phoenix (4)
- 4.25 Portland, Oregon (2)
- 4.26 Providence, Rhode Island (2)
- 4.27 Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (3)
- 4.28 San Diego (3)
- 4.29 San Juan, Puerto Rico (9)
- 4.30 Seattle (7)
- 4.31 Springdale, Arkansas (1)
- 4.32 Tampa, Florida (2)
- 4.33 Tucson, Arizona (2)
- 4.34 Woodbridge, Virginia (1)
- 4.35 Cities with Mexican consulates only (26)
- 5 Countries without formal diplomatic missions to the United States
- 6 See also
- 7 References
Embassies in Washington, D.C.
The following 176 countries maintain chanceries (embassy buildings) in Washington, D.C. as their primary diplomatic missions to the United States. Entries marked with an asterisk (*) have chanceries located on or near a portion of Massachusetts Avenue known as Embassy Row.
Other missions to the United States in Washington, D.C.
The following countries or entities have missions in Washington, D.C., though they may not have full diplomatic relations with the United States government.
- African Union - General Delegation
- Bermuda - Representative Office
- Cuba - Cuban Interests Section, Embassy of Switzerland (protecting power)
- European Union - General Delegation
- Gibraltar - Representative Office
- Hong Kong - Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office
- Iran - Iranian Interests Section (Pakistan is the protecting power)
- Iraqi Kurdistan - Representative Office
- Nagorno-Karabakh - Representative Office
- Northern Cyprus - Northern Cyprus Representative Office
- Palestinian National Authority - General Delegation
- Quebec - Representative Office
- Republic of China (Taiwan) - Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office
- Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic - Representative Office
- Somaliland - Representative Office
Missions to the United States in New York
New York City is the largest city in the United States. It is home to the General Assembly of the United Nations and all 194 member and observer states send permanent delegations. Eight diplomatic missions in New York City listed below are also formally accredited as each country's official embassy to the United States. There are 115 diplomatic missions in the city. All are consulates-general unless otherwise noted.
American cities with ten or more consulates
Los Angeles, the second-largest city in the United States, is home to 62 diplomatic missions, more than any other city on the West Coast and any U.S. city except New York and Washington. Many of these consulates are located along Wilshire Boulevard
Chicago is home to 52 missions, the fourth-most after Washington DC, New York and Los Angeles.
San Francisco is home to 42 missions.
Houston, the largest city in Texas and the Southern United States, is home to 38 missions.
Miami is home to 35 diplomatic missions. Due to its location, many Latin American and Caribbean countries maintain consulates there.
Atlanta is home to 26 missions.
Other cities with Diplomatic Missions
Many cities have only one or two consulates; these are often with Mexico (which has 50 offices in the United States), or Canada (which has 17).
Anchorage, Alaska (3)
Brentwood, New York (1)
Guam municipalities (6)
Guam is home to six missions, all of which are Asian or Pacific countries
Honolulu is home to seven missions, all of which are Asian or Pacific countries
Nashville, Tennessee (1)
Newark, New Jersey (4)
Main Article: List of diplomatic missions in New Jersey
New Orleans (8)
Paterson, New Jersey (1)
Portland, Oregon (2)
San Juan, Puerto Rico has nine consulates, eight of which are with Latin American countries. It has the largest number of consulates outside of the Continental United States.
Seattle has six consulates, the third-most of any city on the West Coast
Springdale, Arkansas (1)
Tampa, Florida (2)
Tucson, Arizona (2)
Woodbridge, Virginia (1)
Cities with Mexican consulates only (26)
Due to the large number of Mexican Americans, Mexico has 50 diplomatic missions in the United States, more than any country has with any other country. Many of these are smaller cities in the Southwestern United States, including a number of border towns.
Countries without formal diplomatic missions to the United States
Seven countries do not have formal diplomatic missions accredited to the United States. Consular duties for each country, except Kiribati, are managed by their respective missions to the United Nations in New York.
- Foreign policy of the United States
- Diplomatic missions of the United States
- Ambassadors of the United States
- Visa requirements for United States citizens
- U.S. Department of State. "Foreign Consular Offices in the United States". Retrieved 5 March 2010.
- "Government". Consular Office of the Republic of Korea in Dallas. Retrieved 2013-08-30.
- "Government". Embassy of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Retrieved 2012-07-05.