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 2012, there were about 45 foreign representations in Chennai. The list is of countries that have established a resident consular presence in the city.
|Country||Mission type||Established||Headed by||Address||Neighborhood||Image|
|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||Sean Kelly, Consul General (since January 2014)||9th Floor, Express Chambers, Express Avenue Estate, Whites Road||Royapettah|
|Austria||Honorary Consulate||B. H. Kothari, Honorary Consul||Kothari Buildings, 115 Nungambakkam High Road||Nungambakkam|
|Belgium||Consulate General||28 November 2013||Bart De Groof, Consul General (since November 2013)||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||Tushaar Mehta, Honorary Consul||64 Thirumalai Pillai Road||T. Nagar|
|Denmark||Consulate||Narayanan Sankar, Honorary Consul||9 Cathedral Road||Gopalapuram|
|Ethiopia||Honorary Consulate||30 January 2012||Manikam Ramaswami, Honorary Consul||83 First Main Road||R.A. Puram|
|Finland||Honorary Consulate||M. Ct. P. Chidambaram, Honorary Consul||202 (Old 742) Anna Salai||Mount Road|
|France||Honorary Consulate||Devi Kausalaya, Honorary Consul||Shri Vishwavandita, 19 Poes Garden||Gopalapuram|
|Germany||Consulate General||Achim Fabig, Consul General (since July 2014)||9 Boat Club Road||R.A. Puram|
|Greece||Honorary Consulate||N. Kumar, Honorary Consul General||37 Sterling Road||Nungambakkam|
|Hungary||Honorary Consulate||M. A. Alagappan, Honorary Consul||Tiam House, 28 Rajaji Road||Georgetown|
|Iceland||Honorary Consulate||Chandi Prasad Khemka, Honorary Consul||Bhavani Mansion, 2nd Floor, 4th Lane, 3 Nungambakkam High Road||Nungambakkam|
|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||Georgetown|
|Japan||Consulate General||1966||Masanori Nakano, Consul General (since May 2011)||12/1 Cenetoph Road, 1st Street||Teynampet|
|Kyrgyzstan||Honorary Consulate||Ajay Kalsi, Honorary Consul||2nd Floor, 35-36 Greams Road||Thousand Lights|
|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||Jhangoo Daruwalla, Honorary Consul||2D South Gate, 17 Kasturi Rangan Road||Alwarpet|
|Malawi||Honorary Consulate||A. Syed Ali, Honorary Consul||83/41 Armenian Street, Golf Links||Gopalapuram|
|Malaysia||Consulate General||1961||Chitra Devi Ramiah, Consul General (since 2012)||7 (Old 3) Cenotaph Road, 1st Street||Teynampet|
|Maldives||Honorary Consulate||Manikam Ramaswami, Honorary Consul||Royal Textiles Mills Ltd, 22 (Old 855) Anna Salai||Mount Road|
|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|
|Mongolia||Honorary Consulate||C. N. Gangadaran, Honorary Consul||Agastyar Manor, 20 Raja Street||T. Nagar|
|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|
|Norway||Consulate||Arvind Gopinath, Consul||Harbour Gate House, P.O. Box 1396, 44/45 Rajaji Salai||Georgetown|
|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|
|Russia||Consulate General||Sergey L. Kotov, Consul General (since May 2014)||14 Santhome High Road||Mylapore|
|Serbia||Honorary Consulate||C. V. Karthik Narayanan, Honorary Consul||3D, 5 Murrays Gate Road||Alwarpet|
|Seychelles||Honorary Consulate||M. Sesha Sai Mechineni, Honorary Consul||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||Kyungsoo Kim, Consulate General (since February 2014)||29 Radhakrishnan Salai||Mylapore|
|Spain||Honorary Consulate||Inez Lobo, Honorary Consul||6 Nimmo Road||Santhome|
|Sri Lanka||Deputy High Commission||1957||Ahamed Lebbe Sabarullah Khan, 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|
|Taiwan||Representative Office||2012||Frank Lin, Director General||New No.30, Norton Road||Mandaveli|
|Thailand||Consulate General||2005||Somsak Triamjangarun, 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||Bharat Joshi, Deputy High Commissioner (since October 2013)||20 Anderson Road||Nungambakkam|
|United States||Consulate General||24 November 1794||Phillip A. Min, Consul General (since September 2014)||220 Anna Salai||Gemini Circle|
|Zambia||Honorary Consulate||23 May 2008||S. R. Krishnan, Honorary Consul||Rosy Tower, II Floor, 7 Nungambakkam High Road||Nungambakkam|
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 
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