Presentation of Credentials

  1. The Permanent Missions sends a Verbal Note to the Office of Protocol letting the Office know that the incoming Ambassador would like to present credentials, indicating a preferred date.
  1. The Permanent Mission sends the Curriculum Vitae of the Ambassador and brings the original credentials to the Office of Protocol. The Office of Protocol does not accept a Xerox copy of the credentials.
  1. The Office of Protocol sets up the date with the Office of the Secretary General and notifies the Mission with the date and time for the ceremony.
  1. After the date has been set the Office of Protocol sends to the Mission the ceremonial for the presentation of credentials and invites all the Permanent Representatives to the ceremony.