Proper Address to a Foreign Ambassador

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What is the proper way to address correspondence to an ambassador of a foreign nation?

Proper Address to a Foreign Ambassador

The salutation for a letter to an Ambassador to the U.S (a foreign Ambassador) should read: Excellency or Dear Mr./Madam Ambassador.

The form of address for a foreign Ambassador should be: His/Her Excellency (full name), The Ambassador of (place name).

Also, the salutation for a letter to a U.S. Ambassador should read: Sir/Madam or Dear Mr./Madam Ambassador.

And the form of address for a U.S Ambassador should be: The Honorable (full name), The Ambassador of the United States.

   

Comments

4/21/2007 12:49:50 PM
Loretta said:

Just what I was looking for!


2/3/2009 1:21:34 PM
Mercedes Fernandez said:

Very useful information to everyone who writes frequently. Thanks.




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