Deputy Chief of Mission | Deputy Head of Mission

Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) | Deputy Head of Mission (DHM)

How to Address a Deputy Chief of Mission?

Can you please provide the right way to address an official envelope to a DCM?
——————-– RMM

Dear RMM,
A deputy chief of mission is an office of the second in command at an embassy who becomes the charge d’affaires in the ambassador’s absence.

A Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) is addressed as:

—-Official envelope;
—-—-Mr./Mrs./Ms./etc., (Full Name)
—-—-Deputy Chief of Mission
—-—-(Address)

—-Salutation:
—-—-Dear Mr./Mrs./Ms./etc. (Surname):

– Robert Hickey  How to Address a Deputy Chief of Mission

—–Forms of Address for Ambassadors:
—–—–U.S. Ambassador by a U.S. Citizen
—–—–U.S. Career Ambassador Retired
—–—–U.S. Ambassador, Retired Foreign Service
—–—–U.S. Ambassador, former, political appointee
—–—–U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom
—–—–Goodwill Ambassador
—–—–Foreign Ambassador
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—–Related Diplomats:—Attaché
—–—–Attaché
—–—–Chargé d’Affaires
—–—–Consul
—–—–Consul General
—–—–Consul Honorary
—–—–Counselor|
—–—–Deputy Chief of Mission
—–—–First Secretary
—–—–Second Secretary
—–—–Third Secretary

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