New Zealand Embassy Washington, United States of America
The New Zealand Embassy is charged with carrying out the New Zealand Government’s business with the United States.
The focus of the Embassy’s work is managing New Zealand’s political, economic, trade, security and other relations with the United States.
The Embassy is staffed by a team of officers from the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) in Wellington, from the NZ Defence Force, NZ Police (a Liaison Officer), NZ Customs Service, Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment, and Ministry of Education.
The Embassy includes a NZ Trade and Enterprise office, and has teams of locally engaged staff for MFAT, including for a Visa Unit and NZ Food and Safety Authority work, and for NZ Defence Staff.
In the United States, there are two NZ Consulates General, in Los Angeles and New York. There is a network of 11 Honorary Consuls.
Atlanta (with jurisdiction in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and South Carolina), Boston, Chicago (covering Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio), Houston (covering Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana), and Guam, all report to the Embassy.
Hawaii, Sacramento (with jurisdiction in Central California and Nevada), Salt Lake City (covering Utah, Colorado and Wyoming), San Diego, San Francisco (covering Northern California), and Seattle report to the LA Consulate General.
Tourism New Zealand’s office is in Los Angeles as is New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s regional office. NZTE's Regional Director for the Americas is based in the Los Angeles Consulate-General.
If you’re travelling or living overseas, register with www.safetravel.govt.nz so we can find you in an emergency, check on your well-being or send you important information if things go wrong.
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