The examples and perspective in this article deal primarily with the United States and do not represent a worldwide view of the subject. (December 2013)
"While ambassadors and diplomatic staff are devoted to bettering all categories of the bilateral relationship with the host country, the consular corps is in charge of looking after their own foreign nationals in the host country."
- Scott, Gail (2013-01-31). "Consular Corps: Behind the Scenes, But on Front Line of Diplomacy". The Washington Diplomat. Retrieved 2013-12-21.
- American Foreign Service Association; Dorman, Shawn (2003). Inside a U.S. embassy: how the foreign service works for America (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: American Foreign Service Association. ISBN 0964948826.
- "The DC Consular Corps". Retrieved 2013-12-21.