Foreign & Commonwealth Office
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has closed. It’s been replaced by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).
FCDO guidance, services and information
These services are now provided by FCDO:
History of FCO
FCO was a ministerial department from October 1968 to September 2020. It merged with the Department for International Development to create FCDO.
ServicesSee all services
Guidance and regulationSee all guidance and regulation
News and communications
- British Embassy Montevideo "Leader for a Day" 2023 competition
- Call for project bids 2022: open societies, climate change and accessible education in Panama
Policy papers and consultationsSee all policy papers and consultations
Transparency and freedom of information releases
- Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO): retention schedule
- List of Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office posts abroad