Consular assistance

Diplomatic service Consul (representative) Diplomatic rank

Consular assistance is help and advice provided by the diplomatic agents of a country to citizens of that country who are living or traveling overseas.

The diplomats may be honorary consuls, or members of the country's diplomatic service.

Such assistance may take the form of:

Such assistance commonly does not extend to:

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations

At Article 5, the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations gives the most broad, detailed, and internationally accepted definition of 'consular functions':[1]

See also