List of diplomatic missions in the United States

This is a list of diplomatic missions in the United States. At present, 177 nations maintain diplomatic missions to the United States in the capital, Washington, D.C. Being the seat of the Organization of American States, the city also hosts missions of its member-states, separate from their respective embassies to the United States.

Diplomatic relations between world states and the United States
  United States
  Countries that have diplomatic relations with the United States
  Countries that lack diplomatic relations with the United States
  Disputed territories
  Antarctica

Eight nations also attribute their missions at the United Nations in New York City as their official embassies to the United States. However, only those offices in New York City 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.Edit

The following 177 countries maintain embassies in Washington, D.C. as their primary diplomatic missions to the United States. Entries marked with an asterisk (*) have chanceries (embassy buildings) located on or near a portion of Massachusetts Avenue known as Embassy Row.

Permanent Missions to the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C.Edit

The following member-states maintain permanent missions to the OAS. Member-states not listed here have their ambassadors to the United States concurrently accredited to the organization[2]

Other missions/delegations to the United States in Washington, D.C.Edit

The following countries or entities have missions in Washington, D.C., though they may not have full diplomatic relations with the United States government.

Missions in New York CityEdit

New York City is home to the General Assembly of the United Nations, and all 195 member and observer states send permanent delegations. Nine diplomatic missions in New York City listed below are also formally accredited as each country's official embassy to the United States. There are 116 missions in the city. All are consulates-general unless otherwise noted.

Cities with ten or more consulatesEdit

Los AngelesEdit

Los Angeles, the second-largest city in the United States, is home to 66 consular missions, more than any other city on the West Coast and any U.S. city except New York and Washington, D.C. Many of these consulates are located along Wilshire Boulevard.


ChicagoEdit

Chicago, the third largest city in the United States and the largest in the midwestern region of the country, is home to 55 missions, the fourth-most after Washington, D.C., New York and Los Angeles.

MiamiEdit

Miami is home to 44 missions. Due to its location, many Latin American and Caribbean countries maintain consulates there. Miami currently has the fifth-most diplomatic missions behind Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

HoustonEdit

Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States and is home to 44 missions.

San FranciscoEdit

San Francisco is home to 42 missions.

AtlantaEdit

Atlanta is home to 27 missions.

BostonEdit

The Boston area of New England is home to 25 foreign missions.



Other cities with diplomatic missionsEdit

Many cities have only one or two consulates; these are often are from Mexico (which has 50 missions in the United States), or Guatemala (which has 23), or Canada (which has 17), or Japan (which has 17).

Cities with Mexican consulates only (22)Edit

Due to the large number of Mexican immigrants in the United States, Mexico has 50 consular missions in the United States, more than any sending country has with any other host country. Many of these are smaller cities in the southwestern United States, including a number of border towns.[18]

Countries without formal diplomatic missions to the United StatesEdit

Several countries do not have formal diplomatic missions accredited to the United States. Consular duties for each country—except Afghanistan, Kiribati, and non-UN members—are instead managed by their respective diplomatic missions to the United Nations in New York.

Closed missionsEdit

Host city Sending country Mission Year closed Ref.
Washington, D.C.   Afghanistan Embassy 2022 [20]
  East Germany[a] Embassy 1990
  Guinea-Bissau Embassy 2007 [21][22]
  Iran Embassy 1979
  Maldives Embassy[b] 2008 [23]
  São Tomé and Príncipe Embassy Unknown [24]
  South Vietnam[c] Embassy 1975 [25]
  Syria Embassy 2014 [26]
Anchorage   Mexico Consulate 2015 [27]
Atlanta   Australia Consulate-General 2012 [28]
Baltimore   Argentina Consulate 1990 [29]
  Colombia Consulate 1987 [30]
  Cuba Consulate 1961 [31]
Boston   Cuba Consulate-General 1961 [31]
Chicago   Cuba Consulate 1961 [31]
  Uruguay Consulate General 2021 [32]
Cincinnati   Cuba Consulate 1957 [31]
Cleveland   Italy Consulate 1980 [33]
  United Kingdom Consulate 1999 [34]
Corpus Christi   Mexico Consulate 2002 [35]
Dallas   United Kingdom Consulate 2005 [34][36]
Detroit   Colombia Consulate 1994 [37]
  Cuba Consulate 1958 [31]
Fort Lauderdale   Colombia Consulate 1988 [38]
Galveston   Cuba Consulate 1960 [31]
Honolulu   Cuba Consulate 1932 [31]
  France Consulate-General 1996 [39]
Houston   China Consulate-General 2020 [40]
  Cuba Consulate 1960 [31]
   Switzerland Consulate-General 2006 [41]
Jacksonville   Cuba Consulate 1960 [31]
Kansas City   Cuba Consulate 1957 [31]
Key West   Cuba Consulate 1961 [31]
Los Angeles   Afghanistan Consulate-General 2022 [20]
  Angola Consulate-General 2018 [42]
  Cuba Consulate-General 1961 [31]
  Slovakia Consulate-General 2013 [43]
  Sweden Consulate-General 2009 [44]
   Switzerland Consulate-General 2018 [45]
  Uruguay Consulate-General 2021 [32]
Miami   Cuba Consulate-General 1961 [31]
  Venezuela Consulate-General 2012 [46][47]
Midland   Mexico Consulate 2002 [35]
Minneapolis   Norway Consulate-General 2008 [48]
Mobile   Cuba Consulate 1961 [31]
New Orleans   Colombia Consulate-General 2002 [49]
  Cuba Consulate General 1961 [31]
  Greece Consulate Unknown [50]
  Italy Consulate 1997 [33]
  Japan Consulate-General 2008 [51][52]
  Philippines Consulate-General 1985 [53]
  Spain Consulate-General 2009 [54][55]
New York City   Afghanistan Consulate-General 2022 [20]
  Belarus Consulate-General 2021 [56]
  Cuba Consulate-General 1961 [31]
  Slovenia Consulate-General 2012 [57][58]
  Suriname Consulate-General 1984 [59]
Newark   Italy Consulate 2014 [60]
Norfolk   Cuba Consulate 1961 [31]
Orlando   United Kingdom Consulate 2014 [61]
Philadelphia   Canada Consulate-General 2012 [62]
  Colombia Consulate 1987 [63]
  Cuba Consulate-General 1961 [31]
  Dominican Republic Consulate-General 2006 [64]
  Israel Consulate-General 2016 [65]
  Portugal Consulate-General 2008 [66]
  United Kingdom Consulate-General 1998 [67]
Pittsburgh   Poland Consulate 1950 [68]
Saint Louis   Cuba Consulate 1960 [31]
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands   Philippines Consulate-General 2012 [69]
San Francisco   Cuba Consulate-General 1961 [31]
  Egypt Consulate-General 2014 [70]
  Iran Consulate 1980 [71]
  Nigeria Consulate-General 1989 [71][72]
  Russia Consulate-General 2017
San Juan, Puerto Rico   Cuba Consulate-General 1960 [31]
  France Consulate 1996 [39]
  Panama Consulate-General Unknown
  United Kingdom Consulate 2005 [34][36]
Santa Ana   El Salvador Consulate 2011 [73]
Savannah   Cuba Consulate 1961 [31]
Seattle   Colombia Consulate 1922 [74]
  Germany Consulate 2000 [75]
  Philippines Consulate-General Unknown [76][77]
  Russia Consulate-General 2018 [78]
Tampa   Colombia Consulate 1990 [79]
  Cuba Consulate-General 1960 [31]
  1. ^ The East German embassy was closed upon the reunification of Germany in 1990.
  2. ^ To be reopened at the end of 2022.
  3. ^ The South Vietnamese embassy was closed upon the fall of Saigon in April 1975, thus marking the end of the Vietnam War and the start of a transition period to the formal reunification of Vietnam.

See alsoEdit

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