List of diplomatic missions in Chennai
This is a list of diplomatic missions in Chennai. Governments of several foreign nations have established diplomatic and trade representation in the city of Chennai. Many of them are at the consulate-general or deputy high commission level, in addition to a number of honorary consulates, with their respective embassies located at New Delhi. The consular presence in the city dates back to 1794, when William Abbott was appointed U.S. consular agent for South India. As of 2017, there are 73 foreign diplomatic consulates in Chennai, including 38 honorary consulates. The list is of countries that have established a resident consular presence in the city.
|Country||Mission type||Established||Headed by||Address||Neighborhood||Image|
|Angola||Honorary Consulate||Capt. Guruswamy Ramaswamy||5th Floor, Amble Side, 8, Khadar Nawaz Khan Road||Nungambakkam|
|Argentina||San Luis Commercial Office||7 May 2013||Adriel Dalgaard Knott, Director||61–63 Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai||Mylapore|
|Armenia||Honorary Consulate||24 December 2011||Shivkumar Eashwaran, Honorary Consul||Shivsu Towers, 149 Poonamallee High Road||Kilpauk|
|Australia||Consulate General||1995||Susan Grace, Consul General (since January 2018)||9th Floor, Express Chambers, Express Avenue Estate, Whites Road||Royapettah|
|Austria||Honorary Consulate||Nina Kothari, Honorary Consul||Kothari Buildings, 115 Nungambakkam High Road||Nungambakkam|
|Belgium||Consulate General||28 November 2013||Mark Van de Vreken, Consul General (since August 2017)||18, 3rd floor, YAFA Tower, Khader Nawaz Khan Road||Nungambakkam|
|Canada||Trade Office||Subha Sundarajan, Trade Commissioner||Suite 205, Hotel Park Hyatt, 39 Velachery Road, Near Raj Bhavan||Guindy|
|Chile||Honorary Consulate||Sunita Shahaney, Honorary Consul||Oakland House, 7 Adayar Club Gate Road||R. A. Puram|
|Czech Republic||Honorary Consulate||13 March 2019||Ar Rm Arun, Honorary Consul||Vel Vilas, 3/21 Kottur Garden 3rd Main Road||Kotturpuram|
|Denmark||Consulate||Vijay Sankar, Honorary Consul||9 Cathedral Road||Gopalapuram|
|El Salvador||Honorary Consulate||11 January 2012||Yashwanth Kumar Venkataraman, Honorary Consul||18, 3rd Street, Nehru Nagar||Adyar|
|Ethiopia||Honorary Consulate||30 January 2012||Manikam Ramaswami||83 First Main Road||R. A. Puram|
|Estonia||Honorary Consulate||11 January 2017||G.S.K. Velu, Honorary Consul||15, 4th St, Vidhya Thirtha Nagar||Abiramapuram|
|Fiji||Honorary Consulate||March 2016||S.N. Srikanth, Honorary Consul||SVN House, 10, C.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Road||Alwarpet|
|Finland||Honorary Consulate||M. Ct. P. Chidambaram, Honorary Consul||202 (Old 742) Anna Salai||Mount Road|
|France||Branch office of
the Consulate general of France
|Bureau de France—Chennai||6th Floor, Bannari Amman Towers, 29 Dr Radha Krishnan Salai||Mylapore|
|Germany||Consulate General||Karin Christina Maria Stoll, Consul General (since July 2018)||9 Boat Club Road||R. A. Puram|
|Greece||Honorary Consulate||N. Kumar, Honorary Consul General||37 Sterling Road||Nungambakkam|
|Guatemala||Honorary Consulate||March 2018||Vivek Partheeban, Honorary Consul||Caplin Point Laboratories Ltd. Narbhavi No. 3 Lakshman Street, G. N. Shetty Road||T. Nagar|
|Hungary||Honorary Consulate||M. A. Alagappan, Honorary Consul||Tiam House, 28 Rajaji Road||George Town|
|Iceland||Honorary Consulate||Kumaran Seetharaman, Honorary Consul||No.129, Estate Main Road, Industrial Estate||Perungudi|
|Indonesia||Honorary Consulate||Kannan Jaya Kumar, Honorary Consul||2-D, Eldorado Building, 2nd Floor, 112 Nungambakkam High Road||Nungambakkam|
|Ireland||Honorary Consulate||1 December 2011||Rajeev Mecheri, Honorary Consul||Mecheri Centre, 49 Eldams Road||Teynampet|
|Italy||Vice Consulate||Ram Javhermal Shahaney, Vice-consul||Ashok Leyland Limited, 19 Rajaji Salai||George Town|
|Japan||Consulate General||1966||Kojiro Uchiyama, Consul General (since April 2018)||12/1 Cenetoph Road, 1st Street||Teynampet|
|Kazakhstan||Honorary Consulate||27 April 2017||Suraj Shantakumar, Honorary Consul|
|Latvia||Honorary Consulate||N. Ramachandran, Honorary Consul||Khivraj Complex II, 2nd Floor, 480 Anna Salai||Nandanam|
|Liberia||Honorary Consulate||Usman Fayaz, Honorary Consul||18 Cenatoph Road||Alwarpet|
|Luxembourg||Honorary Consulate||Suhasini Maniratnam, Honorary Consul||15, Crescent Ave, Kesavaperumalpuram||R. A. Puram|
|Malaysia||Consulate General||1961||Saravanan Karathihayan||7 (Old 3) Cenotaph Road, 1st Street||Teynampet|
|Maldives||Honorary Consulate||Dr. Hisamuddin Papa, Honorary Consul||No.786, Anna Salai,Nandanam||Nandanam|
|Malta||Honorary Consulate||6 January 2010||Thangamuthu Pillai Shantakumar, Honorary Consul||10 II Street, Seethamal Colony||Alwarpet|
|Mauritius||Honorary Consulate||Ravi Raman, Honorary Consul||RR Tower, 94/95 Block 6, 8th Floor, Guindy Industrial Estate||Guindy|
|Mexico||Honorary Consulate||6 September 2016||Ramkumar Varadarajan, Honorary Consul||Casuarina Drive||Neelankarai|
|Mongolia||Honorary Consulate||C. N. Gangadaran, Honorary Consul||Agastyar Manor, 20 Raja Street||T. Nagar|
|Myanmar||Honorary Consulate||Prof. J Ranganathan, Honorary Consul||Hall Mark Towers, 550 TTK Road||Alwarpet|
|Netherlands||Honorary Consulate||Akhila Srinivasan, Honorary Consul||80/81, 7th Floor, MBC Towers||Alwarpet|
|New Zealand||Honorary Consulate||L. Ganesh, Honorary Consul||Rane Engine Valves Ltd, Maithri, 132 Cathedral Road||Gopalapuram|
|North Macedonia||Honorary Consulate||Arvind Gupta, Honorary Consul||17, Bishop Garden Road||R. A. Puram|
|Norway||Consulate||Arvind Gopinath, Consul||Harbour Gate House, P.O. Box 1396, 44/45 Rajaji Salai||George Town|
|Paraguay||Honorary Consulate||2011||A. V. M. Balasubramanian, Honorary Consul||AVM Studios, NSK Salai||Vadapalani|
|Philippines||Honorary Consulate||Ashwin C. Muthiah, Honorary Consul||Spic House, Annex Building, 8th Floor, 88 Anna Salai||Guindy|
|Romania||Honorary Consulate||Vijay Mehta, Honorary Consul||Apeejay House, 39/12 Haddows Road||Nungambakkam|
|Russia||Consulate General||Oleg N. Avdeev, Consul General (since 12 September 2018)||14 Santhome High Road||Mylapore|
|Senegal||Honorary Consulate||Ashok R. Thakkar||6, IInd Floor,Indian Chambers Building||George Town|
|Seychelles||Honorary Consulate General||M. Sesha Sai Mechineni, Honorary Consul General (since 3 October 2018)||Hello Telecom (P) Ltd, 62 Veerabadran Street||Nungambakkam|
|Singapore||Consulate General||17 September 1987||Roy Kho, Consul General||17-A North Boag Road||T. Nagar|
|Slovenia||Honorary Consulate||27 December 2011||Amit Goel, Honorary Consul||Shanthi Apartments, Flat No. 4, 1st Floor, No. 22 Judge Jambulingam Road||Mylapore|
|South Africa||Honorary Consulate||R. Seshasayee, Honorary Consul||19 Rajaji Salai||George Town|
|South Korea||Consulate General||7 February 2014||Kim Hyung Tae, Consulate General (since February 2014)||29 Radhakrishnan Salai||Mylapore|
|Spain||Honorary Consulate||Antony Lobo, Honorary Consul||6, Nimmo Road,
|Sri Lanka||Deputy High Commission||1957||V. Krishnamoorthy, Deputy High Commissioner||56 Sterling Road||Nungambakkam|
|Sweden||Honorary Consulate||Arun Vasu, Honorary Consul||6 Cathedral Road||Gopalapuram|
|Switzerland||Honorary Consulate||R. Muthu, Honorary Consul||I-6 Dr. V.S.I. Estate, Rajiv Gandhi Salai||Thiruvanmiyur|
|Republic of China (Taiwan)||Representative Office||2012||Frank Lin, Director General||New No.30, Norton Road||Mandaveli|
|Thailand||Consulate General||2005||Krongkanit Rakcharoen, Consul General||3 First Main Road, Vidyodaya Colony||T. Nagar|
|Turkey||Honorary Consulate||V. L. Dutt, Honorary Consul||The KCP Ltd. Ramakrishna Building, 2 Dr. P.V. Cherian Crescent||Egmore|
|Turkmenistan||Honorary Consulate||Ravi Appasamy, Honorary Consul||3 Mangesh Street||T. Nagar|
|United Kingdom||Deputy High Commission||Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, Deputy High Commissioner (since October 2018)||20 Anderson Road||Nungambakkam|
|United States||Consulate General||24 November 1794||Robert E Burgess, Consul General (since September 2014)||220 Anna Salai||Gemini Circle|
|Zambia||Honorary Consulate||23 May 2008||N. Sukumar, Honorary Consul||Suba Solutions Pvt Ltd, 29 (Old No. 7) Devadi Street||Mylapore|
The agreement for establishing the Consulate General of People's Republic of China in Chennai, the capital city of the state of Tamil Nadu had been signed by the prime minister of India Narendra Modi and Chinese premier Li Keqiang, during Modi's three-day visit to China in May 2015.
In August 2017, Bangladesh government approved the opening of a consulate in Chennai. This will be open before the end of 2019. In addition, the countries of United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and Egypt have decided to open their diplomatic consulates in the city.
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