Chancery

Updated: 2017-12-20.

A chancery is the physical building that houses an embassy and its diplomatic delegation.

Many people often get confused and identify the physical location as a consulate, embassy, or diplomatic mission, but it is actually a chancery.

For more, see our article on consulates vs. embassies.

See also: consulate-general definition, resident mission definition, non-resident mission definition.

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