There are four categories of members in the Consular Corps of Washington, DC.
Full Members (Members of the Diplomatic Corps), Associate Members (Current Federal or Local Government officials or former US Consuls), Embassy Members and Supporting Members (Corporate Members). While Full and Associate membership is by individual, Supporting Membership is by organization.
Annual Membership runs from September through June. Annual dues for Full and Associate Members are $90.00 per person and the “Embassy Rate” is $150.00. Supporting Members pay $500.00 per year. Members may attend any of the Consular Corps sponsored events at the member price and have access to the Members Only reference library on the Consular Corps website.
Joining is easy! Simply download the Application for Membership, complete it, selecting the appropriate category of membership, and mail it in together with your check for the correct annual dues amount to Mr. Leo Kalberer-Bächtiger, Treasurer, The Consular Corps of Washington DC, ℅ Embassy of Switzerland, 2900 Cathedral Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008. You will receive a receipt for your annual dues and your name will be added to the listserv so that you immediately begin receiving invitations to the Consular Corps events.
Would you like to pay by credit card? It’s as easy as downloading and completing the Credit Card Authorization Form below and including it with your Membership Application form.